Campus Talk: What do you think about the DiCaprio speech?

At the 73rd Golden Globe Awards, Leonardo DiCaprio received the Best Actor award for his role as Hugh Glass in the film The Revenant. In his acceptance speech, DiCaprio said this: “Lastly, I want to share this award with all the First Nations people represented in this film and all the indigenous communities around the Read More …

Davis sees progress in athletics department

Todd Davis (Cherokee) is finishing up his first year as Athletic Director here at Haskell Indian Nations University and is working out issues he inherited. After 14 years in the Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference, Haskell was left without a league for this season, as the conference folded and forced the school to become an independent. Read More …

Convocation features “Supaman” as keynote speaker

Haskell University invited a special guest, “Supaman” Christian Parrish Takes the Gun to perform and serve as the keynote speaker at the Spring 2016 Convocation. Supaman is from the Crow Nation and is a rising Native Hip-Hop artist who raps about his background, heritage, and spiritual values. Originally starting as a DJ, he had one problem. He Read More …

Educating Native Students

Haskell student, Nathen Fraley graduated from Riverside Indian School, the oldest and largest off-reservation Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) boarding school in the United States. Fraley now wants to give back to his community and encourage young Native Riverside students to continue their education. Fraley and Haskell students, Kennidee Boyer and Chris Sindone, want to travel to speak to Read More …

Haskell fraternity to host 2nd annual speed dating event

Phi Sigma Nu Fraternity, Inc. will be hosting their second annual “Speed Dating” event on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at Curtis Hall. The event will begin at 7:00pm and last until 9:00pm. Participants are asked to arrive early in order to take full advantage of the opportunity to meet great new people! The event is designed to Read More …

Native Ballot 2016

Stay tuned to The Indian Leader for more important voter information to come. Vote responsibly and cast an educated ballot! Election 2016: Donald Trump, Republican Election 2016: Bernie Sanders, Democrat The Native Vote  

The Native Vote

The next United States President will directly impact the lives of Native Americans – their sacred lands and lifestyles. The time is now to choose a candidate that will protect the environment of the northern Native American reservations for the generations to come. “I think this election in particular is extremely important,” said Haskell junior, Read More …

New Year, new library!

With the new semester comes new updates to the Haskell library. Those updates include two hires, a circulation desk, and a brand new computer lab also known as the Technology Learning Center. The two new employees, Carrie Cornelius and Danielle Horne-Watson, are both Haskell alumni. Carrie Cornelius is the new librarian and she is Prairie Read More …

Election 2016: Bernie Sanders, Democrat

In the coming issues, The Indian Leader will be providing information on party candidate platforms highlighting issues that impact Indian Country.   Democratic Candidate of the Week Bernie Sanders is a registered Independent running as a Democratic candidate for President of the United States. He grew up and went to school in New York before finishing Read More …