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

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

A three year run as AFC west division Champions. The league’s highest ranked offense. Placed second in the AFC. One game away from the Super Bowl. Up-and- coming Quarterback named league MVP. This is just a short list of the Kansas City Chiefs accomplishments in the 2018 football season. WhileContinue Reading

Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) was awarded a three year grant in 2017 through the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC).  This grant is to Develop Future Victim Specialists for Indian Country. The grant allows Haskell Indian Nations University to create an advocate training curriculum program for participants.  HINU hasContinue Reading

By Marcus Ruff Photo Credit: Ryan Vizzions As the world stood in awe at the movement unfolding on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation- the images of armored vehicles, sonic weapons, automatic rifles, and attack dogs- some began to wonder: when did law enforcement begin to resemble the U.S. military? From FergusonContinue Reading