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Famous Haskell Indian Nations University Alumni

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Haskell Indian Nations University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Haskell Indian Nations University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Haskell Indian Nations University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Haskell Indian Nations University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Haskell Indian Nations University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Haskell Indian Nations University.

Examples include Jim Thorpe and Billy Mills.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Haskell Indian Nations University?” and “Which celebrities are Haskell Indian Nations University alumni?”
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    Jim Thorpe

    Baseball player, Sailor

    AgeDec. at 64 (1888-1953)

    BirthplaceOklahoma, United States of America

    NationalityFrance, United States of America

    James Francis Thorpe (May 22 or 28, 1887 – March 28, 1953) was an American athlete and Olympic gold medalist. A member of the Sac and Fox Nation, Thorpe became the first Native American to win a gold  ...more

    The Life And Legacy Of Jim Thorpe#430 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive#14 of 206 The Best NFL Running Backs of All Time

  • 2
    William Mervin Mills (born June 30, 1938), also known as Tamakoce Te'Hila, is an Oglala Lakota former track and field athlete who won a gold medal in the 10,000 meter run (6.2 mi) at the 1964 Tokyo  ...more
  • 3

    Charles Chibitty

    Charles Joyce Chibitty (November 20, 1921 – July 20, 2005) was a Native American and United States Army code talker in World War II, who helped transmit coded messages in the Comanche (Nʉmʉnʉʉ)  ...more
  • 4

    Larry Johnson

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 63 (1909-1972)

    BirthplaceOdanah, Wisconsin

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lawrence Waukechon Johnson (March 28, 1909 – September 3, 1972) was an American football player. He played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) for the Boston/Washington Redskins and  ...more
  • 5

    David Ward

    American football player

    Age114

    BirthplaceWynnewood, Oklahoma

    David Ward (March 10, 1907 – March 1982) was an American football end in the National Football League for the Boston Redskins. Born in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, Ward attended Haskell Indian Nations  ...more
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    Michael Kabotie

    Artist

    AgeDec. at 67 (1942-2009)

    BirthplaceShongopovi, Arizona

    Lomawywesa (Michael Kabotie) (September 3, 1942 – October 23, 2009) was a Hopi silversmith, painter, sculptor and poet.  ...more
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    Nick Lassa

    Nicholas Anthony Lassa, (July 11, 1898 – September 4, 1964) more popularly referred to as Long Time Sleep, was a professional American football player from the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana.  ...more
  • 8

    Orien Crow

    American football player

    Age109

    BirthplaceSalem, Missouri

    John Orien Crow (September 7, 1912 in Salem, Missouri – June 21, 1994) was a National Football League offensive lineman for the Boston Redskins. He attended Haskell Indian Nations University.  ...more
  • 9

    Louis Weller

    American football player

    Age117

    BirthplaceAnadarko, Oklahoma

    Louis "Rabbit" Weller (March 2, 1904 – April 17, 1979) was a professional football halfback with the Boston Redskins of the National Football League (NFL) in 1933. He was a Native American member of  ...more
  • 10

    Ted Buffalo

    William "Ted" Francis Buffalo (November 5, 1901 – August 19, 1969) was a professional football player who played in the National Football League during the 1923 season.  ...more
  • 11

    Stan Powell

    Stancil Powell aka Wrinkle Meat (February 11, 1889 - October 14, 1957) was a professional football player who played in the National Football League during the 1923 season. That season, he joined  ...more
  • 12

    Buck Jones

    Horatio "White Cloud" Jones (October 23, 1888 – September 8, 1985) was a professional football player who played in the National Football League during the 1922 season.  ...more
  • 13

    Emmett McLemore

    Emmett "Red Fox" McLemore (September 12, 1899 – May 19, 1973) was a professional football player who played in the National Football League during the 1923 season. That season, he joined the NFL's  ...more
  • 14

    Bob Hill

    Robert Haskell Hill (April 2, 1892 - December 28, 1942), aka War Horse, was a professional football player who played in the National Football League during the 1922 season. That season, he joined  ...more
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    Joe Pappio

    Joseph Pappio (October 1, 1902 – August 22, 1971), a Chippewa Indian, was a professional football player in the National Football League during the 1923 season. That season, he joined the NFL's  ...more
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    Phil Homeratha

    Coach
    Phil Homeratha was an American football head coach for the 2010 season of the Haskell Indian Nations Fighting Indians in Lawrence, Kansas. His record for that year was 1 win and 9 losses. Homeratha  ...more