Photo gallery: Haskell Indian Nations University 2015 Graduation

Photographs from the 2015 Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015.

photo by: Mike Yoder

Graduates gather for a group photo during the Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015.

photo by: Mike Yoder

Native American beads and bracelets adorn some graduates during the Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015.

photo by: Mike Yoder

Chebon Dawes, Lawrence, wears a beaded Superman medallion made by his aunt and only worn on special occasions during the Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015. At left is HINU president Venida Chenault.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A decorated cap at the Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A Darth Vader beaded ornament worn during the Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A decorated graduate walks in the line of graduates during the Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015.

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A family watches graduation events at the Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015.

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Haskell graduates participate in the Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015.

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Haskell graduating student Robynn Barney waves to family during the Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015.

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Parents wave to graduates during the Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015.

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United States Secretary of the Department of the Interior. Sally Jewell speaks during the Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015.

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Sally Jewell, secretary of the Department of the Interior, center, points to a beaded Superman medallion worn by Chebon Dawes, Lawrence, during the Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015. At left is HINU president Venida Chenault.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A Haskell graduate acknowledges the crowd as he crossed the stage to pick up his diploma during the Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015.

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Haskell Student of the Year shouts "I'm Delaware", in support of her tribe during her speech at the Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015.

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From left Thomasine James, Cheryl Beyal and Anatasia Watson celebrate after receiving their diplomas during the Haskell Indian Nations University commencement ceremony Friday, May 8, 2015.