George Morrison remembered in two art gallery exhibitions

By Taylar Dawn Stagner @taylarsiisiiko& Benjamin C Yazza @benjamincyazza Photograph of George Morrison hanging inside All My Relations Gallery in Minneapolis, MN. (Photo by Benjamin C Yazza) (Sound file by Taylar Dawn Stagnar) Two art galleries in Minneapolis, Minnesota, curated separate exhibitions celebrating the 100th birthday of Ojibwe artist George Morrison. He was an abstract … More George Morrison remembered in two art gallery exhibitions

Franklin Avenue street art provides a sense of pride for local Indigenous community

By Jarrette Werk Photos by Makayla Sloan & Taylor Notah Minneapolis – Once a street scattered with bars and crime, Franklin Avenue is now a cultural corridor rich with Indigenous art. The American Indian Movement was born here, and helped to revitalize it within the last few decades. One can find art everywhere you look … More Franklin Avenue street art provides a sense of pride for local Indigenous community

National Museum of the American Indian Celebrates the Life and Works of Native American Activist Suzan Shown Harjo

Influential policy advocate, writer, curator and 2014 recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne & Hodulgee Muscogee) will be recognized for a lifetime of achievement at the symposium “A Promise Kept: The Inspiring Life and Works of Suzan Shown Harjo,” Friday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. A founding … More National Museum of the American Indian Celebrates the Life and Works of Native American Activist Suzan Shown Harjo

Marguerite Casey Foundation Calls For Journalism Fellowship and Scholarship Applications

SEATTLE – Marguerite Casey Foundation is accepting applications for its 2019 Journalism Fellowships and Scholarships on Poverty. The program aims to support journalistic work that helps the public and policymakers understand how families are working for solutions and equity in communities across the United States. Each Journalism Fellowship on Poverty includes a stipend of $4,000 and … More Marguerite Casey Foundation Calls For Journalism Fellowship and Scholarship Applications

‘The Nation’ taking internship applications

Founded by antislavery abolitionists in 1865, The Nation has chronicled the breadth and depth of political and cultural life from the debut of the telegraph to the rise of Twitter, serving as a critical, independent, and progressive voice in American journalism (read more about us here). Historic contributors include W.E.B. Du Bois, Willa Cather, James Agee, Hannah … More ‘The Nation’ taking internship applications

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press launches Local Legal Initiative

A growing number of local and regional news organizations and journalists lack the legal support they need to pursue enterprise and investigative stories in their communities. The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is helping to change that.  With generous support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Reporters Committee is expanding … More Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press launches Local Legal Initiative