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AIHEC Network Presents Law, History, Art

Nov 15th, 1999 | By | No Comments »

During academic year 1998-99 nearly a full day’s courses each quarter were offered over the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s Distance Learning Network. Salish Kootenai College in Montana produced the tribal law class. Haskell Indian Nations University produced the American Indians in the twentieth century class, which presented an overview of the century’s legal developments (more)

Haskell Honors Outgoing President

Sep 15th, 1999 | By | No Comments »

Haskell Indian Nations University asked outgoing Haskell President Dr. Bob Martin and his wife, acclaimed author and poet, Luci Tapahonso, to give the keynote address at the spring commencement last May. Martin’s announcement of his resignation from the university in January prompted the university to select him and Tapahonso in recognition of their contributions to (more)

Haskell Hosts Entrepreneurship Conference

Nov 15th, 1998 | By | No Comments »

The Haskell Indian Nations University Business Department and Center for Tribal Entrepreneurial Studies held a national conference for tribes focused upon “Entrepreneurship: Strategies for Tribal Economic Self-Sufficiency” in Lawrence, Kan., September 21-23, 1998. The conference was designed to strengthen partnerships between tribal governments and educational institutions to ignite the entrepreneurial spirit within Native communities. Many (more)

HINU Accredited for New 4-year Degrees

Aug 15th, 1998 | By | No Comments »

The evaluation team for the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NCA) visited Haskell Indian Nations University on March 2-4, 1998, and recommended that Haskell receive continued accreditation. The NCA team also recommended that Haskell be accredited to offer three additional baccalaureate degree programs in American Indian Studies, (more)

NIEA Honors Karen Gayton Swisher

Nov 15th, 1997 | By | No Comments »

At its annual convention in November, the National Indian Education Association named Dr. Karen Gayton Swisher as Indian Educator of the Year. NIEA gives its highest award annually to recognize commitment to excellence in learning and outstanding service to Indian education. Swisher (Standing Rock Sioux) chairs the teacher education department at Haskell Indian Nations University (more)

Haskell Builds Upon Old Skills

Nov 15th, 1997 | By | No Comments »

The Center for Tribal Entrepreneurial Studies at Haskell Indian Nations University has implemented a program to increase entrepreneurism in Indian Country. TCJ PAID CONTENT

Haskell Honors Shannon, Roe Cloud

May 15th, 1997 | By | No Comments »

At two ceremonies in May Haskell Indian Nations University honored an outstanding alumnus and a former superintendent. Haskell named a new $8.5 million residential hall “Henry Roe Cloud Hall” to honor the man who served as the first American Indian superintendent of the school in 1933. Dr. Henry Roe Cloud (Winnebago) was born in Nebraska (more)

Haskell Broadcasts Seminar Series

Feb 15th, 1997 | By | No Comments »

Haskell Indian Nations University has begun broadcasting a four-part seminar series entitled “All Things are Connected: the Sacred Circle of Life,” which addresses environmental issues in Indian Country. The first part focused on how species are coping with environmental changes made by both humans and nature. Broadcast via satellite in January, it was directed toward (more)

Haskell Initiates Free Exchange

Nov 15th, 1996 | By | No Comments »

Through an unusual exchange program, students at Haskell Indian Nations University and students at the University of Kansas can take one another’s courses tuition-free. Both universities are located in Lawrence, Kansas. During the first year of the program, more university students chose to take courses at Haskell than vice versa. The university students are most (more)

Haskell Broadcasts Environmental Program

May 15th, 1996 | By | No Comments »

The first satellite program broadcast from the campus of Haskell Indian Nations University focused on water quality issues throughout reservations and American Indian communities. “An Environmental Legacy for our Grandchildren” featured a discussion by a panel of four Native American environmental professionals. Panelists discussed environmental issues facing seven different tribes. Representatives from those locations joined (more)