With environmental concerns rising, I’m always searching for ways I can do more. I am inspired by my ancestors and their relationship with the earth. November was dedicated to Native American heritage, and something as simple as changing my toothbrush allowed me to connect deeper to my Native heritage andContinue Reading

This is a work of opinion. The views expressed do not represent those of Haskell Indian Nations University or the Indian Leader. The subjective, naïve, and bias viewpoint is from that of the author only. For entertainment purposes. In late October, I was invited to participate in the “Discover Bentley”Continue Reading

In the summer of 2010 my casting agency, On Location Casting, booked me on an unnamed project that was filming in Bastrop, Texas.  I was cast as a criminal and later a prisoner.  Upon arriving to the location, which was a high school that was redesigned to be a prison,Continue Reading

The office of the President along with Vice President, William Wilkinson, and I have just returned from attending tribal college week in Washington D.C. We spent the week advocating for Haskell Indian Nation University along with the other 37 TCUs. Throughout the week we met with congressional leaders and discussedContinue Reading

By Marcus Ruff Photo Credit: Ryan Vizzions As the world stood in awe at the movement unfolding on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation- the images of armored vehicles, sonic weapons, automatic rifles, and attack dogs- some began to wonder: when did law enforcement begin to resemble the U.S. military? From FergusonContinue Reading