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Famous Haskell Indian Nations University Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 8.3k views16 items

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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    Baseball player, Sailor

    AgeDec. at 64 (1888-1953)

    BirthplaceOklahoma, 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#422 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive#494 of 1,316 The Best Athletes Of All Time

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    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
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    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
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    American football player

    AgeDec. at 63 (1909-1972)

    BirthplaceOdanah, Wisconsin

    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
    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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    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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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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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    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 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