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Haskell Indian Nations University

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Haskell Indian Nations University
Former names
United States Indian Industrial Training School (1884–87)
Haskell Institute (1887–1970)
Haskell Indian Junior College (1970–93)
TypeFederal tribal university
Location, ,
ColorsPurple and Gold    
NicknameFighting Indians

The Haskell Indian Nations University is a university in Lawrence, Kansas in northeastern Kansas. It has free tuition for all Native Americans. About 1000 people attend the university.[1] The university was created in 1884.

History[change | change source]

Haskell Indian Nations University was built in 1884. It was called the United States Indian Industrial Training School.[2] It changed its name to Haskell Institute in 1887. Its name changed to Haskell Indian Nations University in 1993.[3][3] Haskell offered its first four-year bachelor degree program in elementary teacher education.[4]

Famous alumni[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "About Haskell". Haskell.edu. Archived from the original on 2012-05-18. Retrieved 2013-11-12.
  2. Kennedy, Frances (2008). American Indian Places: A Historical Guidebook. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. p. 174. ISBN 9780395633366.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "About Haskell, pp 5-6" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-13. Retrieved 2013-11-12.
  4. "About Haskell". Archived from the original on 2012-05-18. Retrieved 2013-11-12.
  5. "Evelyne E. Bradley". Arizona Journal. Archived from the original on February 1, 2014. Retrieved January 30, 2014.
  6. "Former Nanticoke chief dies". Delaware Online, The News Journal. Retrieved October 15, 2015.
  7. "ROE CLOUD, HENRY (1884-1950)". Encyclopedia of the Great Plains. Archived from the original on 2014-03-25. Retrieved January 30, 2014.
  8. Sharice Davids edges Brent Welder for Democratic nomination, will face Kevin Yoder in fall; Shawnee Mission Post; August 8, 2018.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 "NFL Players who attended Haskell Indian Nations University". databaseSports.com. Archived from the original on March 7, 2008. Retrieved January 30, 2014.
  10. "LAWS, Gilbert Lafayette, (1838 - 1907)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved January 30, 2014.

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