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Larry Echohawk’s Empty Promises.

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http://www2.ljworld.com/users/haskellnews/photos/2010/oct/30/201555/ Quote from Larry Echohawk:“We have also made strides in improving the delivery of education to Indian country, both within the BIE’s 183 schools and two universities that serve more than 42,000 Indian students, and within the traditional public school system that serves 95 percent of Indian students”. Really, Mr.Echohawk ...

George Tiger and Haskell Indian Nations University President's Office cancels Board of Regents meeting.

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http://www2.ljworld.com/users/haskellnews/photos/2010/oct/28/201416/ George Tiger and The Haskell’s President’s Office ( the acting this week is Clyde Peacock) has canceled the November 2010 Board of Regents meeting due to a lack of quorum. Funny, we thought you had to actually be at the meeting to see if a quorum exists or not. ...

President Barack Obama takes on crimes against American Indian Women.

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http://www2.ljworld.com/users/haskellnews/photos/2010/oct/27/201326/ President Barack Obama signed an act into law last July, The Tribal Law and Order Act. A federal law aimed at combating crime in Indian country. Link:www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/07/29/tribal-law-and-order-act-2010-a-step-forward-native *“The statistics in Indian Country regarding violence against women are disturbing to say the least. It’s incumbent upon us to take appropriate ...

Did the rape victim at Haskell Indian Nations University leave the school?

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Did the rape victim from Saturday night’s attack leave Haskell Indian Nations University? If so where is her attacker? Does he remain in the dorms? Is this becoming status quo for Haskell? Are students who get in trouble there being told not to worry about it, because the head of ...

Haskell Indian Nations University student arrested on rape charges. Is Haskell a dangerous place for students?

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A Haskell student was arrested at Haskell Indian Nations University on charges of Forced rape, Criminal sodomy, Criminal restraint and theft. Is Haskell a dangerous place for students? Maybe, now, whoever, the current "leadership" at Haskell is this week? Can get certain dorm staff to actually work? Current "leadership" Are ...

Are Students at Haskell Indian Nations University keeping their rooms clean?

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http://www2.ljworld.com/users/haskellnews/photos/2010/oct/15/200482/ Some folks have written in asking why we keep writing about room checks at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas? The answer is simple, it shows boarding school mentality has not left Haskell and weekly room checks validate this point. Do Haskell Employees, Larry Echohawk, Stephanie Birdwell-Bighorn , ...

Changing of the guard at Haskell Indian Nations University....again!

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http://www2.ljworld.com/users/haskellnews/photos/2010/oct/13/200317/ This week guarding the ever present boarding school mentality at Haskell Indian Nations University, in Lawrence, Kansas are two that have hardly ever stepped beyond its doors. Venida Chenault as ACTING president and Jim Tucker as ACTING vice president. It would almost be funny if it weren't so sad. ...

A New Trail of Tears?

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http://www2.ljworld.com/users/haskellnews/photos/2010/oct/11/200209/ President Barack Obama’s political appointment for Assistant Secretary of Interior-Indian Affairs, Mr. Larry Echohawk appears to have embarked on a mission to bring national attention to the “state” of Indian education by journeying his own Trail of Tears. In the last year, Assistant Secretary Echohawk has cried at Brigham ...

Does Anyone Care about Haskell Indian Nations University’s Leadership Problems?

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A video came out in The Lawrence Journal World on Sept 29, 2010 (Link: www2.ljworld.com/news/2010/sep/29/haskell-gets-16-million-federal-grant-make-ac) on it two Haskell students said Haskell needs more staff and one of them states that Haskell “staff are hard to find”. Of course they are, without, any true leadership in place, they are like ...

While Haskell Indian Nations University’s President, Dr. Linda Sue Warner remains on a detail, 91% of Haskell students aren’t graduating.

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Last week, Haskell Indian Nations University, in Lawrence, Kansas, announced yet another acting president, Clyde Peacock, who will serve until October 18, 2010. Who will be next is anyone’s guess. Lack of leadership is one reason The Higher Learning Commission sited in its findings against Haskell sister’s college Southwestern Indian ...

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