The Haskell Handweavers, a club founded earlier this semester with the goal of bringing a community of weavers together and offering peer mentorship projects, looks to a brighter future with Haskell’s USDA-Extension Program. The club, whose focus this semester was on fingerweaving and coil basketry decided to work with Haskell’sContinue Reading

Signs are going up all around campus, but that’s not all that’s catching peoples attention. Students and faculty have brought spelling errors found in the signs up to administrators showing concern for the image of the Haskell campus. What started off as a discussion over Navarre Hall being labeled asContinue Reading

Can you really understand someone by walking a mile in their moccasins? During Native American Heritage Month I ended up walking not only a mile but 117 miles to find my answer. There was a lot of pride in my first step. It validated the time and skill it tookContinue Reading

With environmental concerns rising, I’m always searching for ways I can do more. I am inspired by my ancestors and their relationship with the earth. November was dedicated to Native American heritage and something as simple as changing my toothbrush allowed me to connect deeper to my Native heritage andContinue Reading

How do you bring people together? This is the question Alaska Club had to ask itself as member attendance was at its low. Armando DeAsis tells The Indian Leader about the background behind their game night and their boost in attendance. What was the reason for your game night? “IContinue Reading

The porcelain thrones of OsceolaKeokuk Hall have finally achieved a royal flush, or lack of it. Problems with backed-up and unflushed toilets have reached a pinnacle as 7 out of 7 of the working toilets on first floor of the men’s dorm were full of un-flushed sewage. Out of theContinue Reading

Campus Dorms are about to shut down for winter break, and here is what you need to know: You will need to check out by 12:00 pm on December 14th. This means following your dorm’s cleaning procedure and scheduling a walk-through with the dorm staff at least two hours beforeContinue Reading

On October 14th, the Haskell and Lawrence communities celebrated “Indigenous People’s Day”, meanwhile, “Discovery Day” was being celebrated by knights, medieval folk, faeries, Norsemen, pirates and more at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival. Derived from the Discovery Doctrine, “Discovery Day” celebrates Christian colonization and the sublimation of nonChristian communities aroundContinue Reading

On October 14th, Kansas State University’s held its Indigenous People’s Day conference, “Asserting Sovereignty: Innovations and Battlegrounds.” K-State brought in two guest speakers, Sarah Deer, J.D. who presented “Sovereignty of the Soul,” and Susan Faircloth, Ph.D. who presented “Education as an Impediment or Imperative of Sovereignty?” In “Sovereignty of theContinue Reading