Haskell Alumna Cites Bullying Tactics as Cause for Protest

  Haskell Alumna, Marzha Fritzler, has been recently protesting about what she characterizes as “Haskell’s Human Resources bullying tactics” towards several staff and faculty members of the University, in particular Mona Gonzales and Glenn Himebaugh. Fritzler who is the wife of Dr. Mike Tosee, a professor at Haskell who is now placed on administrative leave, is Read More …

Wiz Khalifa After Party

 Some Haskell students attended a surprise Wiz Khalifa party in Lawrence at the North Sands Music Venue back to school bash for KU students. The event was an after party to the Wiz, Kevin Gates, and Snoop Dogg summer high road tour. Justis Wolfleader, Haskell sophomore, said he had a good time but was a Read More …

Haskell Students for Standing Rock

Monday, August 15th, forty students gathered to discuss ways they can help the people protesting in North Dakota over the Dakota Access Pipeline. Tribal leaders and members from the Standing Rock Sioux nation and now others all across the country and world are trying to halt the construction by saying it violates treaties signed by Read More …

Haskell’s Athletic Department

One thing that seems to remain constant in the Athletic Department at Haskell is change. Over the past two years: the football program has been shut down, a new men’s basketball coach has been hired,  women’s cross country received a post-season ban, and the athletic director left after just one year. The university is currently Read More …

Of Sovereignty

Prior to European contact and influence, the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas already possessed and engaged in their own unique social, political, and economic infrastructures. As history demonstrates, the European powers eventually and openly did not respect nor recognize these forms of indigenous societies and governments. They took it upon themselves to shoulder the burden Read More …

Students Fill Auditorium for Fall Convocation

“You have the power to make your world” was a statement made by Fall 2016 Convocation keynote speaker, Carrie L. Billy. Billy’s speech was just one of the many words of encouragement students heard at convocation on Tuesday, August 23rd, signaling the official beginning of the Fall 2016 semester. Students and faculty gathered in the Read More …

Haskell Students Earn Journalism Honors

The Native American Journalist Association (NAJA) has announced the 2016 National Native Media award winners. Students from Haskell Indian Nations University were honored with 16 awards for excellence in reporting with the Haskell News and The Indian Leader. “Very proud of our Haskell students who won Native Media awards. We have a wonderful program at Read More …

Student Success Center: More Than Just Coffee

The Haskell Success Team has expanded this semester and is ready to help students successfully navigate their way to the graduation stage. Continuing students know that the best coffee on campus is just inside the west entrance of Sequoyah Hall at the Haskell Student Success Center (SSC). However, freshman should take note that students come to the Read More …

Catching up with Andy

One of the most popular new students to hit campus this fall, thanks to an Indian Leader Facebook post, was Andy Piscoya from Nome, Alaska.  Piscoya traveled four days straight by car to get to his new student orientation on campus earlier this month.  We caught up with Piscoya to find out how his first experience Read More …

Student Senate Kicks Off Fall 2016 Semester

The first Student Senate general assembly meeting of the semester was held today welcoming back a new team of senators and executive board members. Following a prayer by Haskell Brave, Junior Laravie, the meeting was kicked off with a spaghetti dinner shared by representatives from over 15 campus clubs. Several announcement were made by Vice President, Allie Spruce, Read More …