NAJF fellows publish coverage through 2021 Native Voice

Two Journalists Discuss COVID, Coverage and the Future of their Profession By: September V. Martin Changing the narrative: Future Ohio state park aims to tell the accurate history of Tecumseh and the Shawnee people By: Sarah Liese ‘An Act of Victory’: A look at Indigenous-owned and operated archives By: Meghanlata Gupta Our Dances By: Zane … More NAJF fellows publish coverage through 2021 Native Voice

NAJA calls for refocus of news coverage of Wet’suwet’en and arrests

The Native American Journalists Association condemns the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for standing in the way of news gathering and storytelling by arresting journalists on Wet’suwet’en Yintah.  We are also deeply concerned that the news attention on Indigenous people occupying and using their traditional unceded territory only sees heightened media attention when there are police … More NAJA calls for refocus of news coverage of Wet’suwet’en and arrests

Rural News Network to launch projects centering Indigenous communities and water access

A new journalism consortium covering rural issues will kick off with two collaborations investigating economic issues in Indigenous communities and access to water in the West.  The Rural News Network from the Institute for Nonprofit News (INN) is launching in 2022 to surface the most pressing issues confronting America’s rural communities, with a focus on solutions. The … More Rural News Network to launch projects centering Indigenous communities and water access

2021 NAJA-NPR NextGenRadio: Indigenous cohort announced

NPR’s Next Generation Radio Project partners with NAJA and KOSU in Oklahoma City to host second digital workshop NORMAN, Oklahoma – The Next Generation Radio Project, in partnership with the Native American Journalists Association and KOSU in Oklahoma City announced the 2021 cohort for the second NAJA-NPR NextGenRadio: Indigenous. This five-day, digital-first workshop Nov. 1-6 … More 2021 NAJA-NPR NextGenRadio: Indigenous cohort announced

NAJA members elect board; board selects 2021-2022 executive committee

Compton elected to second term as president; Brewer elected as vice president Members of the Native American Journalists Association voted Sept. 27-Oct. 8 in an online election. Francine Compton (Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation), Savannah Maher (Mashpee Wampanoag), and Angel Ellis (Muscogee Nation) were elected to the NAJA Board of Directors.  Election results were reported … More NAJA members elect board; board selects 2021-2022 executive committee

NAJA National Native Media Conference set for Aug. 25-27, 2022

Native American Journalists Association’s annual conference to be hosted at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix and Arizona State University in 2022 PHOENIX — The Native American Journalists Association will host the National Native Media Conference Aug. 25-27, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. Special events and programs will also be hosted at the Walter Cronkite School … More NAJA National Native Media Conference set for Aug. 25-27, 2022