Outstanding Alumnus pick has a history of sexual harassment

On Wednesday, April 10, the Haskell Alumni Association announced through their Facebook page their selection of Russell Bradley, of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas, for Outstanding Alumnus of 2019. In September of 2018, Bradley was removed from his position on the Kickapoo Tribal Council for “a breach of fiduciary duty” and “sexual harassment” according to…

Mekko Film Review and Director highlight

by Kayla Bointy Cast: Rod Rondeaux, Sarah Podemski, Zahn Mclarnon Director: Sterlin Harjo Mekko is a thriller and a must see, infused with Muskogee tradition and folklore mixed with modern street life. Mekko tells the tale of a man recently released from prison after 19 years. He finds camaraderie with a community of homeless natives…

Haskell Spring Film Festival

by Dacotah Hasvold Haskell Film Club, along with Thunderbird Theater, will host the Haskell Spring Film Festival. The event will take place in the Haskell auditorium on March 29th at 7pm. The festival will feature five short films made by Haskell students: ‘Did Anything Wrong’ produced and directed by Michael Begay, written by Kriss Velvet….

Haskell in Mourning

Kayla Bointy Editor’s Note: On Thursday, March 7, Acting President of Haskell Indian Nations University, Dr. Dan Wildcat, released an official statement on the previous night’s events. We have updated this story to include the full text below. We have also updated the text of the original piece for clarity and to include our classmate’s…

Dr. Venida Chenault No Longer President of Haskell

HASKELL AUDITORIUM—In a meeting of Haskell Indian Nations University employees Tuesday afternoon, Jackie Shamblin from the Bureau of Indian Education human resources department announced that Dr. Venida Chenault (Prairie Band Potawatomi) has accepted an upper-level management position within the Bureau of Indian Education and will no longer be president of Haskell Indian Nations University. Shamblin…

My Day with Jack Black

JOE SINGH In the summer of 2010 my casting agency, On Location Casting, booked me on an unnamed project that was filming in Bastrop, Texas.  I was cast as a criminal and later a prisoner.  Upon arriving to the location, which was a high school that was redesigned to be a prison, I was told…