Haskell Indian Nations University

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Haskell Indian Nations University
Hiawatha Hall (Haskell Indian Nations University).tif
Former names
United States Indian Industrial Training School (1884–87)
Haskell Institute (1887–1970)
Haskell Indian Junior College (1970–93)
TypeFederal tribal university
Land-grant
Established1884
Students1,000
Location, ,
U.S.
ColorsPurple and Gold          
AthleticsNAIAIndependent
NicknameFighting Indians
AffiliationsAIHEC
ACE
CHEA
Sports8 varsity teams
Websitehaskell.edu

The Haskell Indian Nations University is a university in Lawrence, Kansas, a city in northeastern Kansas. It has free tuition for all Native Americans. About 1000 people attend the university.[1] The university was founded 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 baccalaureate degree program in elementary teacher education.[4]

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.