Several events planned in the Lawrence area this week will recognize, celebrate and honor the cultures, histories, contributions and resilience of Indigenous people.
Sept. 30 was designated as a day of remembrance to raise awareness of the tragic legacy of residential schools and honor National Indian Boarding School survivors.
All faculty and staff of Haskell Indian Nations University must get the COVID-19 vaccine under a federal mandate issued Thursday.
Democratic lawmakers are pushing federal agencies to provide support for survivors of and communities affected by the decades-long practice of forcibly sending American Indian children to faraway boarding schools that rejected their tribal cultures, such as the school that eventually became Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence.
Just a week after announcing a haul of 14 National Native Media awards from the Native American Journalists Association, the staff of the Indian Leader has announced that it has won another — this one for its “commitment to upholding freedom of the press, information and transparency in Indian Country.”
The journalists on staff of the Indian Leader, the student news publication of Haskell Indian Nations University, earned an impressive haul of 14 National Native Media awards for their work over the past year.
A federal government investigation into its own oversight of Native American boarding schools — used in the late 1800s to mid-1900s to force children into cultural assimilation — will most likely include an examination of Haskell Indian Nations University.
One of the top administrators at Haskell Indian Nations University has announced her retirement, retroactive to May 28, just a month after faculty members issued a unanimous vote of no confidence in her job performance.
Following a recent faculty vote of no confidence in its top administrator and an investigation, Haskell Indian Nations University has a new interim president.
Less than a month after issuing a unanimous vote of no confidence in the president of Haskell Indian Nations University, faculty on Friday took another vote of no confidence — this time regarding one of Graham’s vice presidents.