Archive for Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Old Home Town - 25 years ago

March 14, 2007


Haskell Indian Junior College was appealing a decision by the federal government's Bureau of Indian Affairs to cut the school's facilities account by almost 25 percent. Haskell had received a notice that its final fiscal 1982 budget allocation for the account, used for expenses such as utilities and campus upkeep personnel, would be reduced to $1.17 million. That reduction coupled with a 6.5 percent cut in the college's education account 'poses very serious problems for us,' said Gerald Gipp, Haskell president.


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