Just south of Lawrence, Kansas is one of the most prolific exhibitions of wildlife in the area. Despite rampant urbanization—further intensified by the South Lawrence Trafficway (SLT)—the Haskell and Baker Wetlands have been a mainstay for numerous wildlife, including migratory birds/butterflies, frogs, and native vegetation.  A recent unveiling of aContinue Reading

Vision Maker Media Assistant Director and Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) Alumnus, Charlie Perry (Prairie Band Potawatomi) is behind “Nightmare Vision”, the first ever Indigenous horror film festival, showing online October 30-31. Nightmare Vision is a follow up festival to Vision Maker Media’s First Indigenous Online Film Festival which hadContinue Reading

Joseph Singh and Jamie Colvin are leaving legacies as Indian Leader staff writers behind after completing their bachelors degrees over the summer semester. Singh has written many stories for the Haskell Indian Nations University’s (HINU) student newspaper — roughly 40 articles and around 23,000 words! Singh’s articles have included commentaries,Continue Reading

Co-written by Hayley Wells and Jenna Makes Good. Food insecurity and poor diet contribute to many health issues facing Native people today.  Growing healthy food at home can help close nutritional gaps. There are only a few things that need to be known in order to successfully yield your ownContinue Reading