Indigenous community members at a panel event Thursday discussed the history that lies below the surface of recent abortion bans — including mass sterilization in the 1960s and 70s — and how Indigenous people will be overwhelmingly affected by the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Haskell Indian Nations University has announced Francis Arpan as the new vice president of academics.
U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland called the graduates who attended Friday morning’s commencement ceremony at Haskell Indian Nations University “a dream that our ancestors had.”
Haskell cross-country coach Clay Mayes has been unable to lead practices for five months, he said, pending an investigation into complaints made by a few students. Days after his lawyer made a formal request for an administrative hearing, Mayes’ contract with the university was terminated.
The Department of the Interior on Wednesday released the final version of its first report into the history of American Indian boarding schools — and touched briefly on the history of Haskell Indian Nations University in the process.
Two special lunch guests and a small entourage visited Billy Mills Middle School on Tuesday. Billy Mills himself, and his wife, Patricia, greeted students and educators at the Lawrence school named after the Olympic gold medalist.
Haskell Indian Nations University will celebrate its spring 2022 graduates with an in-person commencement ceremony, according to an announcement Friday afternoon.
The 16th-seeded Haskell Indian Nations University women’s basketball team will face No. 1 seed Thomas More University in Kentucky at noon Friday in the NAIA Championship opening round.
Haskell Indian Nations University will resume classes on Jan. 18 as planned, but the first three weeks of classes will be entirely online amid record numbers of COVID-19 cases in Douglas County.
A student at Haskell Indian Nations University is suspected to have mumps, according to a message sent to the university community late Thursday.