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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; […]

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Fall 2017 Candidates for Graduation Announced

Haskell Indian Nations University is proud to announce the Fall, 2017 candidates for graduation! We here at the Indian Leader would like to express our congratulations to all of the graduates!   Last_Name First_Name Degree Major Ankney Robert Wayne Bachelor of Science Business Administration Anquoe Talia Sioux Associate of Arts Liberal Arts Aspaas-Montoya Adler G. […]

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Indian Leader Celebrates 120 Years

by Travis Campbell The world’s oldest Native American student newspaper The Indian Leader celebrated 120 years of publication with an evening of speakers followed by a brief reception in the Auditorium at Haskell Indian Nations University. The evening commenced with an honor song sung by Haskell’s own Ron Brave, followed by a reading of the […]

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Haskell Volleyball Returning to Association of Independent Institutions Conference

by Sean Parrish Haskell Volleyball will be returning to the Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Conference tournament for post-season play. The team finished with a 3-2 record in the A.I.I.  conference.  The team will be heading to Lincoln, Illinois for their first match. The other teams in the tournament are:  College of the Ozarks, Kentucky […]