Tom SpottedHorse: 27 years of service at Haskell ends

Tom SpottedHorse started employment at Haskell in 1990 and had his retirement service on September 1st 2017. Along with all those years working at Haskell he has had many memories. SpottedHorse’s retirement reception began with an honor song. Followed by a few words from Dr. Venida Chenault, Haskell’s current President. SpottedHorse was then gifted with a blanket…

Indian Leader and Haskell News Reporters Recognized at National Journalism Conference

Indian Leader staff, Travis Campbell, and advisor, Rhonda LeValdo, attended the annual Excellence in Journalism conference in Anaheim, California. Indian Leader and Haskell News reporters received twenty awards, roughly ten percent of the total awarded, for articles published during the 2016 school year and LeValdo received two awards for her work in radio. In addition…

Roof on Hiawatha Hall finally being repaired

By Allen Stephenson Renovations to the roof at Hiawatha Hall took place this week.  The historic building originally served as a chapel and auditorium when it was built in 1898. Since then, it’s been re-purposed many times, acting as the girl’s gymnasium and even a theater. Hiawatha Hall fell into disrepair sometime around 2005 according…

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…

14th Annual Ancestors’ Memorial Gourd Dance & Powwow to be Held Oct. 21, 2017

Red Star Intertribal Gourd Dance Society is proud to announce that the 14th Annual Ancestors’ Memorial Gourd Dance and Powwow will be held Saturday, October 21 at the Benson Convention Center in Clinton, Missouri. Individuals requesting more information are asked to contact the Red Star Intertribal Gourd Dance Society at:  webmaster@redstargourd.com.

Haskell Mentioned In Movie​ ​Adaptation ​Of​ ​Award-Winning ​Native​ ​American​ ​Novel “Neither​ ​Wolf​ ​Nor​ ​Dog”​ ​Opening​ ​At​ ​Liberty​ ​Hall

By Travis Campbell Students, staff, and faculty at Haskell will have the unique opportunity of attending Scottish director Steven Lewis Simpson’s film adaptation of Kent Nerburn’s 1994 novel, Neither Wolf Nor Dog. Shot over the course of 18 days on location, Neither Wolf Nor Dog tells the story of the book’s author, Nerburn (Played by…

Student Senate President Candidates!

Student senate elections are taking place! Here’s the candidates vying for your vote for student senate president. There are three people running for the president position within student senate. First is Cole Brings Plenty. He is Lakota. He has attended Haskell for two semesters, entering his third this coming fall studying in the Indigenous and…

Farewell from the Editor

The first time I joined the Indian Leader was to receive extra credit points in my News Writing class, little did I know that I would fall in love with being a part of the Indian Leader team let alone editor one day. Joining the college newspaper really helped boost my career path as a…