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Indian Leader Receives Nine Awards at the Native American Journalists Association 2018 Native Media Awards

Congratulations to Haskell Indian Leader students for their awards received from the Native American Journalists Association 2018 Native Media Awards. In addition to the awards, Indian Leader editor, Hunter Hotulke, Seminole, was selected as a Native American Journalist fellow for the 2018 conference in Miami, Florida. Congratulations to all our students. Print / Online – […]

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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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Tribal College Journal Seeks Tribal Student Blogger for Paid Position

As part of its growing online presence, Tribal College Journal will launch a new, bi-monthly student blog beginning in October 2017. All students currently enrolled at a tribal college or university who are interested in authoring the blog are eligible to apply. Applicants must complete a short application form and submit a 500-word, blog-entry writing […]

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The Wonders of Penn House

Ever curious what wonders lies inside Lawrence Kansas? The Penn House is definitely a gift to the Lawrence community. Penn House has several different categories it caters to its community such as helping low-income residents, college students, supplying clothing, appliances, shoes, anything a person may need to survive can be found at the Penn House. […]

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Former Haskell student is running for Lawrence city commissioner!

Dustin Stumblingbear, Kiowa, attended Haskell in the Summer of 1999. Originally from Tuscan, Arizona, he left the school to help take care of his son who lived in North Dakota (ND) at the time and felt it was too hard to balance the two and wanted to change his focus on his son who has […]

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Tribalism: Is it real? By Timothy Barber

  With Haskell being a university distinctly for Native Americans. Students from different tribes face discrimination amongst each other. Historically tribes did war with one another, but does this still occur in the 21st century? A student who wanted to remain anonymous said they “had to transfer out of a class one semester because of […]

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Indian Leader turns 120!

The world’s oldest Native American-run student newspaper, and Haskell’s own, The Indian Leader, will be celebrating 120 years of publication this year. In addition to providing information about events happening on and around Haskell, students reporting for The Indian Leader have had the opportunity to report on news of national and international importance. Charlie Perry, […]

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Haskell English Professor Designs Native American Influenced Board Game by Damon Peak

Over the course of 3 years, Haskell University English Professor Smokey McKinney has molded a simple creative idea into a board game called “Nyew Jigwe’k”, or Four Thunders as translated in English. Being a part of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribe, he says his board game draws inspiration from the Potawatomi culture and creation stories […]