Native Story Corner: The Turtle Island

  Retold by Frank J King III BY WANBLI BLUEBIRD This story was told to me before and my father was told to write it down. I have decided to share this story with everyone at Haskell. This is the story I was told and here is how we view the creation of our Mother Read More …

Abby Scott (Warm Springs) Moves into Top 10 in New Mexico State Basketball History in Three Point Shooting

Scott hopes to inspire Native American youth to be the catalysts for change in our communities by Charlie Perry The Warm Springs tribal community stretches from the majestic snow capped summit of the Cascade Mountains to the palisade cliffs of the Deschutes River in Central Oregon. For hundreds of years the tribes have nurtured the Read More …

Senate Strikes Down Bill On Keystone XL Pipeline

Legislation to take away authority from the president fails to pass majority vote 59-41. By Charlie Perry @CharlieHPerry Washington D.C. – The United States Senate struck down a bill last week relating to the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. The Senate failed to reach the 60 votes needed to pass the bill through a Read More …

White House Representative Visits Haskell Indian Nations University.

by Colton Butler Haskell Indian Nations University inaugurated its seventh President, Dr. Venida Chenault on Wednesday September 17th, 2014 and also celebrated the school’s 130th anniversary. The Haskell community along with special guests and dignitaries gathered together on this special day to observe and celebrate the ceremonies. Among the dignitaries was William Mendoza, a former Read More …

Venida Chenault Becomes Haskell’s 7th President.

by Lori Hasselman Dr. Venida Chenault, Prairie Band Potawatomi and Kickapoo, was confirmed as the 7th President of Haskell Indian Nations University on September 17th in an inauguration ceremony on campus, kicking off the 130th anniversary of the institution. Chenault was selected for the position in January. “We stand here today celebrating who we are, Read More …

Santa Clara Plays Host To The Native American Journalism Association’s Native Voice’s Project And Media Conference.

by Charlie Perry     Silicon Valley with its never ending hills of beige and green timber laden mounds and  chiseled caverns surrounded me as I stepped out of the spotty populated terminal to a cool desert breeze. I took a moment to take in Northern California as a large white passenger van pulled up Read More …

There Can Only Be One

It is that time of year again! The weather is warm, the flowers are blooming, and campaign posters are being displayed on every bulletin board around campus. The current reign of the 2013-2014 Miss Haskell, Maria Caddo, has come to an end and soon she will be passing down the iconic beaded crown to the Read More …

Shoni Schimmel Gears Up For Tonights 2014 WNBA Draft

Native American University of Louisville standout projected to go in 1st round. By Charlie Perry The 2014 WNBA draft is tonight in Uncasville, Conn. and teams are making their final preparations to sign some players that can come in and make an impact. Louisville superstar Shoni Schimmel is one such lady that will be watched Read More …

NAIA MVP Preston Wynne Inspires Native Americans

Wynne shoots lights out in tournament play, as he leads Vanguard University to first Men’s Basketball Championship. by Charlie Perry Working construction on the Spokane Reservation of Washington, Preston Wynne knew he wanted more out of life. Wanting to focus on his education he decided to give college a try by enrolling at the Spokane Read More …

WPO History & Happenings

Submitted by the Wetlands Preservation Organization Construction of the South Lawrence Trafficway began over the spring break while most students were out of town. The morning before the bulldozers arrived we found a female otter run over in the middle of 31st Street. She was only a short distance from the kiosk Haskell students and Read More …