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

Student Body President William Wilkinson is stepping down from the Student Government Association (SGA) to focus on his new role as a Field Organizing Fellow for the Kansas Democratic Party. Wilkinson was originally elected to the position of Student Body Vice President in the April elections and assumed the roleContinue Reading

Students had less than 24 hours to read an urgent notice sent out by Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) announcing the migration of HINU’s email server and providing new instructions for students following the migration. The notice advised students to “… print these instructions [out] or just download to yourContinue Reading

Our community is joined by the somber news of the death of David Bohanon who passed this morning. Bohanon majored in Business Administration at Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) and continued to contribute to the HINU community serving as an IT Specialist for 17 years. Students new and old willContinue Reading

Congratulations HINU Spring Graduate Class of 2020! 2-Year Degrees Associate of Arts, Communication Studies Gino Stephen Torres Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts Shaed L. Cloke Cameron Luke Dana William D. Edmo IV Mia C. Gonzales Jordan L. Goodwill Portia Dan Goseyun Rone-Rena Jackson Cody J. Keefer Ileana J. Larkin MalikContinue Reading