Student Native newspaper celebrates 120 years
Last updated 1/3/2018 at 3:59pm
KANSAS CITY-November marked 120 years that The Indian Leader has been published. This, the world's oldest Native American student newspaper, is published by Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas.
To celebrate the event, the university held a reception which included a mayoral proclamation, Dr. Venida Chenault, President of Haskell Indian Nations University, discussing the importance of maintaining a Native American presence in journalism, a history of the newspaper, and greetings from other tribal newspapers and the Native American Journalists Association. The city proclaime...