Powwows are defined as a gathering of medicine men and spiritual leaders which usually referred to a religious ceremony (Manataka American Indian Council). It has been Americanized today in the sense of almost everything it is. Even the word doesn’t have its original pronunciation of pauwau. Through the use of modernized
As the Acting Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Mr. Gary Tanner has recently announced the decision to discontinue Haskell Track & Field. “It was a very hard decision for all of us to make,” Tanner expressed. He added that “cutting the program was not a decision solely made by him, but
Recently Haskell’s Alaska Club held its first ever Arctic Games in Tecumseh Hall. Many traditional Alaskan Native games were shown and explained to the audience, educating them about the history of the games. One way to think of it as is the Olympics except it’s more cold and it being
A group of Haskell students have been spending their free time this semester preparing for the upcoming Indigenous Tribunal on Saturday, April 22nd. The tribunal will be an opportunity to learn about Indigenous paradigms of justice. The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) issue will also be discussed within the framework of Indigenous justice. The
Getting on the President’s or Dean’s list is no easy task, but many students at Haskell continue to reach heights of excellence. The American Indian College Fund (AICF), with the help of several private donors and the Haskell scholarship committee, recognized students for their hard work in reaching high academic achievements.
Recently the Indian Leader staff and their sponsor Rhonda LeValdo traveled to the Unity Diversity Caucus held in Washington D.C. where other noted journalist, editors, reporters, and producers discussed “Fake News”. Is “Fake News” was damaging the art of journalism? The topic was one of many that was discussed during
The 17th Annual Student Research Symposium was held at Tecumseh hall with over 40 students presenting research posters from Haskell Indian Nations University and the University of Kansas. According to Professor Estela Gavosto, Director of the Office of Diversity and Science Training, student presenters were from Haskell/KU Bridge Program, KU Initiative for
More than 175 students signed in at the Annual Haskell Career Fair held at Coffin Complex last Friday. According to event coordinator, Angelina Adams, vendors saw more students this year than in past years. “This year a record number of students came out to connect with all the great opportunities