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 Threat
- Investigating Criminal Justice
- Exposing Exploitation and Corruption
- Covering the Climate Crisis
- Investigating Murdered or Missing Persons
- Indigenous Data Sovereignty
- Getting Documents, Dealing with Whistleblowers, and Staying Safe
This guide was written by GIJN Resource Center Director Toby McIntosh. NAJA editors were Sterling Cosper and Rebecca Landsberry. GIJN editing by Gaelle Faure, David Kaplan, Anne Koch, and Tanya Pampalone.
Thanks to many others for suggestions, including: Tristan Ahtone, Stephanie Russo Carroll, Christopher Cunneen, Mary Hudetz, Ted Gest, and Tahu Kukutai.
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