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Haskell Indigenous Empowerment Summit 2018 Continues tradition

By Mark Morales The Haskell Empowerment Summit Committees is hosting its annual Indigenous Empowerment Summit scheduled for Saturday May 5th. This summit has been organized almost every semester since its creation in 2008 by Willow Jack, Haskell Indigenous and American Indian Studies alumni. Past events held have taken on many forms over the years ranging […]

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TRIO SSS Takes Goes to the National Student Leadership Diversity Convention (NSLDC)

by Tiffany Blevins On Thursday April 5 th 2018 a chosen 8 of the Haskell TRIO students (including the two student interns) and 2 Haskell TRIO staff, set off for Chicago Illinois to attend the National Student Leadership Diversity Convention (NSLDC). The conference was hosted by the Marriott Hotel of Chicago Illinois with the Key […]

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Haskell Bridge/ KU-Haskell Exchange Program

by Amanda Smith Haskell Indian Nations University, has many opportunities for students, from athletic programs, fraternity/sorority, different clubs, and academic programs. Students join these activities, to keep themselves busy, to learn from it, share their knowledge with others, making friends, just getting the opportunity to be apart of a group here at Haskell. One of […]

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Frank Waln at Lied Center

by Kayla Bointy Native Performance Artist Frank Waln, alongside his Dream Warriors performed at the Lied Center.  Frank Waln has inspiring words in his lyrics and his rhymes are often accompanied by the budding vocalist Tinaya Winder, who’s full voice adds poignancy to his message.  With his words and her voice, the audience can also enjoy the […]

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Barbellas: Powerlifting Women Empowering Women

by Shirley Cypher The Barbellas is a group of female students here at Haskell that are working together to help motivate a healthy lifestyle and encourage fitness on campus through the sport of powerlifting. This group was co-founded by two students, Kari Snelding and Taylor Hall, that wanted to empower Native women on campus to […]

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Team 155! Travels Deep Into Kiowa Country

by Kayla Bointy Saturday, February 10th Team 155! The Haskell AIHEC Handgame Team, traveled to Carnegie, Oklahoma and entered a Traditional Kiowa-style Handgame. The Birthday Handgame was held in Honor of two Kiowa elders Vera (Cozad) Buffalomeat and Lewis Cozad. The team was greeted with warm welcomes from Haskell Alumni and the locals, and enjoyed […]

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Haskell Students inspired by Professional Native American Athletes Panel

By Sean Parrish A panel of Native American professional athletes spoke to Haskell students on how sports can help improve issues facing the Native community. The Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE) held the event that was their first to specifically highlight the Native American community. The panelists consisted of former professional basketball player; […]