Application period opens for JSK Fellowships Class of 2021

We are now accepting applications for the John S. Knight (JSK) Journalism Fellowships Class of 2021! International applicants may apply through Dec. 4, 2019. U.S. applicants may apply through Jan. 30, 2020.  Our next class will have up to 20 fellows. From September 2020 to June 2021, they will spend an academic year at Stanford … More Application period opens for JSK Fellowships Class of 2021

NAJA condemns Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council denial of citizen free press vote

New proposed free press bill shows promise, but still raises concerns The Native American Journalists Association condemns the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council’s failure to pass strengthened free press protections for the tribe during the regular session, Sept. 28.  The proposed legislation, NCA 19-121, would have allowed tribal citizens to vote for free press protections … More NAJA condemns Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council denial of citizen free press vote

GIJN/NAJA publish eight-part guide for Indigenous Investigative Journalists

The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) and the Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) have published an eight-part guide to encourage Indigenous investigative journalists and provide empowering tips and tools.  The entries include background information, examples of investigative work, suggestions for stories, and resources for information. The chapters include: Data Journalism on Indigenous Communities Land Ownership: Community Rights Under … More GIJN/NAJA publish eight-part guide for Indigenous Investigative Journalists

NAJA elects three new board members and selects 2019-2020 Executive Committee

Tristan Ahtone elected to second term as president; Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton elected as vice-president PRIOR LAKE, Minnesota — Members of the Native American Journalists Association elected Tripp Crouse (Lac Courte Oreille Band of Lake Superior Chippewa), Avis Little Eagle (Standing Rock Sioux) and Christine Trudeau (Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation) to the NAJA Board of Directors.  Election … More NAJA elects three new board members and selects 2019-2020 Executive Committee