Congratulations HINU Class of 2021! 2-Year Degrees Associate of Arts, Media Communication  Tyran James Banks Delilah Melanie Begay Madison P. Red Dog Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts Rainy Dee’Chay Jawea Attocknie Mary Sophia Bighorn Dominique Cree Brown Skyla Denise Bunch Mia Elizabeth Chamberlin Skyler Ray Devoe Angelo Levin Fixico ShaneContinue Reading

Native American and Alaska Native women suffer from the nation’s highest rates of domestic and sexual violence. StrongHearts Native Helpline was created specifically for Indigenous communities to feel comfortable and re-empower those who this violence has impacted. StrongHearts is a product of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and National IndigenousContinue Reading

A previously undetermined Technology Grant amount has now been announced as $1,000 per student for the spring semester. The student aid grant comes from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA) announced earlier in the semester. Distribution of the grant will begin April 5, with many students alreadyContinue Reading

Congratulations HINU Fall Graduate Class of 2020! 2-Year Degrees Associate of Arts, Communication Studies Jakoby Stump William Wilkinson, Cum Laude Associate of Arts, Media Communication Sarah-Pearl Hall Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts Tristian Antonio, Cum Laude Tiffany Berryhill, Magna Cum Laude Joseph Cesspooch, Cum Laude Kylee Coulston Taiyah Duran RandyContinue Reading

Gillis Miller Jr. was born to Gillis and Loraine Miller on November 7, 1950 and passed from this life on November 13, 2020 at the age of 70. Gillis was Wichita and Comanche. His Wichita grandparents being Houston and Belle (Caley) Miller. His Comanche grandparents being Allen and Ada (Yellowfish)Continue Reading

The Indian Leader is celebrating students and recent alumni who are taking their education and skillsets and applying them to their Tribal Communities. One such student is Michael King who graduates this semester, and has just been elected President of the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe.  Please give Your name, Tribe(s), and community   My nameContinue Reading

The Indian Leader staff writers swept categories and won awards at the 2020 National Native Media Awards which were hosted by the Native American Journalist Association (NAJA). The awards were announced earlier today which honored Haskell Indian Nations University’s (HINU) student newspaper “The Indian Leader” with the distinction of FirstContinue Reading

A preliminary study conducted by the Indian Leader Association shows an even divide among the Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) community regarding HINU’s use of Plains Native American imagery as a mascot. The opt-in survey distributed through social media and student emails asked students, past students and alumni, faculty, andContinue Reading