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

When there is a will, there is a way. Multiple orders from across the U.S. have instructed individuals to wear face masks in conjunction with taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In some cases, these orders will be followed through with penalties when not in compliance. The cityContinue Reading

The love for art is reaching new heights. Haskell Indian Nations University has a variety of art courses that are offered throughout the Fall and Spring semesters. Students are able and encouraged to participate based off the general education requirements in the Humanities and Arts section of a two-year degreeContinue Reading

The Dior “Sauvage” campaign was launched early summer of 2019, featuring actor Johnny Depp. The fragrance by Dior sparked mixed emotions from the Indigenous community. The ad featured Johnny Depp strumming a guitar in the desert interspersed with footage of a men’s Fancy dancer. The Indian Leader spoke to HaskellContinue Reading