As the new semester settles in, a tradition of celebrating the students, faculty, staff, alumni and native peoples throughout Indian country come together for the 2020 Haskell Welcome Back Pow-Wow.  On February 8th , Haskell Indian Nations University’s campus greeted people near and far for the celebration. Artistic vendors, foodContinue Reading

Steven Paul Judd is a Kiowa and Choctaw artist from Oklahoma. Through his work as a filmmaker, director, screenwriter, painter, designer, and digital creator he shows the youth of today the positive images of Native Americans that he did not see as a child. Today he is one of theContinue Reading

A group of students, faculty, and staff gathered in the Tommaney Library on Thursday afternoon to attend an event celebrating Black History Month. “A Conversation on Being Native American and Black” was sponsored by the Indian Leader and four students—Summer Powell, Autumn Powell, Lexci Kimball, and Dorian Daw—were asked ifContinue Reading

Haskell Students from the Advanced GIS and GPS class with the help of Dr. Stephenie Willis attended the 18th annual GIS Day at the Kansas University Union on November 13th. Two groups of students participated in the Poster competition presenting posters on Surviving Haskell Indian Nations University and Lawrence, whichContinue Reading

Haskell Off Campus Club and SGA teamed up with the Haskell Foundation to present the Winter Social that was held on November 23rd. The community came together for a give-away where many foods, drinks, toiletries, and clothing were handed out to students and community members in need. Later in theContinue Reading

Ian Gambill, a senior in the Environmental Science Program at Haskell Indian Nations University and proud Dine’ (Navajo), brought pride to the HINU campus with his poster on ‘Characterizing Hyporheic Extent Using Electrical Resistivity and Concentration Breakthrough Curves.’ Gambill won first place at the Great Plains/Rocky Mountains Division of AmericanContinue Reading

On October 22nd 23rd, and 24th 2019, Haskell Indian Nations University hosted the Indigenous Just Transition Assembly organized by the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN). Over 100 Indigenous leaders and organizers from around the country met to discuss the importance of making a Just Transition from an unfair, capitalistic, and carbon-basedContinue Reading

On October 14th, the Haskell and Lawrence communities celebrated “Indigenous People’s Day”, meanwhile, “Discovery Day” was being celebrated by knights, medieval folk, faeries, Norsemen, pirates and more at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival. Derived from the Discovery Doctrine, “Discovery Day” celebrates Christian colonization and the sublimation of nonChristian communities aroundContinue Reading

Haskell October Student Activities on Campus and around Lawrence MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4th9am-4:30pm Ard/D Innovation Collaborative Exhibition Opening Chalamers Hall, Third floor, 1467 Jayhawk Blvd.7pm-10pm Open Mic Night with Megan Luttrell Kaw Valley Public House, 444 Locus St. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5th7pm Haskell Men’s Basketball Vs. Tabor College Haskell Indian Nations University,Continue Reading

On October 14th, Kansas State University’s held its Indigenous People’s Day conference, “Asserting Sovereignty: Innovations and Battlegrounds.” K-State brought in two guest speakers, Sarah Deer, J.D. who presented “Sovereignty of the Soul,” and Susan Faircloth, Ph.D. who presented “Education as an Impediment or Imperative of Sovereignty?” In “Sovereignty of theContinue Reading