Haskell’s Veterans take a Stand with Standing Rock

This past weekend was the Veteran’s Arrival at the Standing Rock Reservation, thousands of veterans including former Haskell Student Army Veteran Chris Turley and student Zachary Cling who is a Veteran of the Marine Core joined in the Veterans for Peace and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe against the construction of the North Dakota Access Read More …

There Are Still Many Great Warriors Among Us

There are still many great warriors, here’s one. Gathered by Colton Butler In honor of Veterans Day the Indian Leader would like to present to you a great American named Darren F. Keahtigh. Keahtigh is the uncle of Haskell business school senior Colton Butler. He has been in the military for many years and has Read More …

Code Talker Graduates

Lawrence, Ks – Chester Nez, 91-year-old Navajo Code Talker, was presented with a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree Monday, November 12th from the University of Kansas at the Lied Center. Nez was forced to withdraw from the University 60 years ago when funds from his GI Bill ran out. Nez had attended KU for three Read More …

Student Makes Code Talker Discovery

By Lori Hasselman Lawrence, KS – When Haskell student, Gwendolyn Charles walked into the Burger King in Kayenta, Arizona with her basketball team, she had no idea she would find a picture of her grandfather. “There was a little museum with pictures of the Code Talkers and even a Marine uniform displayed in glass. I Read More …

Veterans Day Interview: Travis Schuler

By Laura Budder “No warrior can speak of himself without first acknowledging the men and women who have served before him.”- Travis Schuler I did not know what to expect when Mr. Schuler walked into the interview, he had a blue plaid work shirt and tattered up jeans, he wore glasses and an old beat Read More …

Haskell Indian University Veterans Color Guard

Dr. Jim Bliven – U.S. Army Eli Jackson – U.S. Army Andy Yellowhair – U.S. Army Steve Zotigh – U.S. Army Jayme Badwarrior – U.S. Army Polly Davis – U.S. Army Rodney Stanley – USMC Jay Crawford – U.S. Army Calvin Janis – U.S. Army Allen Redbird – USMC John Conroy – USMC Brian Wika – Read More …

In Honor and Memory of Those Serving Our Country…..

In Honor of our Veterans Jean F Barlow oUS Air Force WWII Anthony Cecil Bourdon oUS Army oHaskell Alumni Nicholas D. Coachman Sr. oUS Army Viet Nam Polly Davis oUS Army Chester J. Eaglemen Sr. oUS Navy oWestern Pacific Fleet Petty Officer 2nd Class o1955-1959 Honorable Discharge Beverly Fortner oUS Army oOperation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn Read More …