Parents of Louisville Superstar Sisters Motivate Potawatomi Youth.

Rick Schimmel and Cecilee Moses visit Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation urging native youth to step into the spotlight. By Charlie Perry 2/28/2014 Today local youth and community members gathered in the gymnasium of the Boys and Girls Club of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation to listen to a presentation from Rick Schimmel and Cecilee Moses. Read More …

Careers are in the Air

The annual Spring Career Fair is soon approaching and Haskell students are encouraged to take advantage of this free networking opportunity. There is expected to be about 20 vendors from government and independent agencies. Plus, both local and national based companies are also anticipated. Students will be able to interact with a diverse group of Read More …

No Vacancy

By Shelby Botone Some Haskell students are concerned about athletes residing in Roe Cloud Hall instead of the student-athlete dorm of Osceola-Keokuk(OK) Hall, which has caused overcrowding. In the past, OK Hall was considered a student-athlete dorm. Roe Cloud Hall was used for continuing and readmitted students. But, within the past few semesters Roe Cloud Read More …

Free Moccasin Class a Huge Success with Students

Students choose their classes for a variety of reasons. Maybe they just need to fill a few hours in their schedule, or maybe they have to meet some requirements for their degree. Some classes, however, are chosen purely for the opportunity to learn, and the truest example of this is when students don’t even get Read More …

America not so Beautiful?

By  Alison Scott During the Super Bowl, Coca-Cola previewed a commercial that featured the song “America the Beautiful”, sung in different languages to showcase the nation’s many cultures.  This sentiment was meant to be heartwarming, but the reaction online was mixed.  One comment YouTube user Red Green stated,“This commercial shat all over the true meaning Read More …

Digital Expectations

By Allen Stephenson Go to Haskell? Like Facebook? Do you “Tweet?”  If you are affiliated with Haskell and have an online presence then the pending changes brought about by the new Social Media Guidelines Policy might  affect you.  What is the new Social Media Policy you ask? “The Haskell Social Media Guidelines Policy applies to Read More …

Update on Unexpected Survey in Dorms

Last week, The Indian Leader reported that the students in the dorms were getting an unexpected visit from someone conducting a survey. The guest, later identified by The Indian Leader as Joyce Jackson of Research Triangle Institute, was conducting surveys and interviews for the “2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) for the U.S. Read More …

Pamunkey Tribe of VA Inches Closer to Recognition

The road to federal recognition is a tough one, as many tribes are well aware. But a few weeks ago, one tribe moved closer to reaching this important milestone. The Pamunkey Tribe, located in Virginia, has long been recognized by the state, but now has a shot at being the state’s first federally recognized tribe. Read More …

Haskell Silent on Approval of Survey on Campus

Update: Dr. Crabb, chair of the Institutional Review Board, responded early Friday morning, and stated via email that “The data being collected by RTI is for the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) for the U.S. Public Health Service, a part of the Department of Health and Human Services. They have received Read More …

Blalock Hall relaunches dorm council with a strong team of leaders

  Blalock Hall houses 126 freshmen and transfer men. Constructed in 1978 and completed in 1981, the building was named in honor of Mrs. Margaret Blalock, Chippewa, a Haskell alumna, and a long-time Haskell employee who was committed to serving the Haskell students. The general purpose of a dorm council is to represent the residents Read More …