Shinnecock Member Is First Native Woman to Graduate from England’s Oxford University
On September 22, Kelsey Leonard became the first Native American woman to graduate from England’s Oxford University. She’s a member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation of Southampton,New Yorkand graduated with a master’s degree in water science, policy and management from St Cross College, one of Oxford’s 38 colleges.
“This is a tremendous accomplishment for not only Ms. Leonard but for all Native peoples of the United States,” stated a representative of theShinnecock Indian Nationin an Oxford press release. “Kelsey continues to bring much pride to the Shinnecock Indian Nation.”
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