This is a special encore edition of Under the Radar with Callie Crossley. This segment originally aired on January 3, 2020.

While more than 60 percent of American high schoolers go on to college, only 17 percent of American Indian students do. Those who do enroll often have a tough time coping with a lack of connectiveness and social isolation. That's why 25 years ago, a group of young native women decided to claim their space in one of the most traditional social organizations in higher education — Greek life. Alpha Pi Omega is the first sorority for Native American women.


Christina Theodorou — Tribal Liaison with Maximus and one of the founders of Alpha Pi Omega.

Elizabeth Alexander — Student at Oklahoma State University and the president of the OSU chapter of Alpha Pi Omega.