Alexander L. Posey

Posthumously Inducted: 2005

ALEXANDER L. POSEY (1873-1908) couldn’t speak English until he was 12, and became the proclaimed Creek Nation Bard and poet laureate. At Bacone College, he helped publish the school paper, The Instructor. He was superintendent of public instruction for the Creek nation. He was editor of the Eufaula Indian Journal and the Muskogee Times, and later published the Indian Journal.