In 2012, MaxPreps reported that “Indians” was the #4 most popular mascot for Kansas high schools. Today, nearly 1 out of every 10 schools in the Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) appropriates Native imagery or culture. It’s not just the schools with “Indians” mascots; it’s also the “Chieftains”,
Over 90 percent of direct student financial aid is being recuperated by Haskell Indian Nations University’s (HINU) new online fee structure appropriating CARES Act funding designated for student aid making it available to the univeristy. Fall fees increased almost 200 percent compared to previous off-campus fees, from $240 to $715.
Poetry and art come together to tell contemporary tragedies and highlight Native American issues through the poetry collection of Heid E. Erdrich (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians) and the accompanying cover art of Andrea Carlson (Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa) in the soon to be released book, Little
In the wake of mass uprisings across America due to police killings of Black Americans, the public has appealed to reformist strategies to address the violence. However, the problem is not police training. The problem is not diversity in law enforcement. The problem is not that law enforcement needs to
As a student at Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) I don’t want my concerns swept under the rug because “it’s just $475”, and “where are you going to find a better deal for your education?” This kind of thinking shouldn’t be used to invalidate student concerns. Students at HINU have