Suzette Brewer (Cherokee), an award-winning writer who has extensively covered the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), environmental issues on Indian reservations, the opioid crisis, and violence against Native women and children, will advise students and attendees about best practices when reporting on ICWA and other issues of sensitivity in Native communities. Her keynote address will … More NAJA to sponsor Indian Child Welfare Act reporting symposium Feb. 28
The Global Indigenous Languages Caucus of the United Nations is seeking Native American journalists to help with the upcoming year of Indigenous languages. The International Year of Indigenous Languages (IY2019) is both an important mechanism for international cooperation and a year-long celebration, dedicated to promoting an area of international interest or concern. Through the mobilization … More Indigenous Languages Caucus seeks Native journalists for IY2019
The Northern Arizona University School of Communication in Flagstaff, Arizona, is seeking applications for media justice citizen training workshop scheduled for Dec. 6 – 9. Participants will learn about producing news stories to better serve Indigenous communities. Lodging and meals will be provided. To apply, email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2019 Native Broadcast Summit will be held at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino in Chandler, AZ on April 24-25. The theme of the 2019 Summit is Native Voices · Native Media · Native Truths. The annual summit supports capacity building and professional development opportunities specifically for broadcasters and media makers serving Indian … More 2019 Native Broadcast Summit calls for proposals through Jan. 7, 2019
The Native American Journalists Association’s past president and executive director Mary Annette Pember (Red Cliff Band Ojibwe) will be the keynote speaker at the Ohio University event “Covering sexual assault in Indian Country and beyond.” The November 14 talk and panel discussion is hosted by NAJA in collaboration with the E. W. Scripps School of … More Pember to keynote VAWA event at Ohio University
Winners will be recognized at the River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa, Oklahoma on October 29-30 MESA, AZ – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development announced its 2018 class of “Native American 40 Under 40” award recipients, and Native American Journalists Association Executive Director Rebecca Landsberry is among the finalists. Nominated by members … More Landsberry selected to NCAIED 40 Under 40