NAJA calls for 2019 National Native Media Award entries

The Native American Journalists Association will award members for journalistic excellence during the 2019 National Native Media Conference NORMAN, Okla. — The Native American Journalists Association will recognize outstanding coverage of Indian Country during the 2019 NAJA National Native Media Awards. The annual competition recognizes excellence in reporting by Indigenous and non-Indigenous journalists across the … More NAJA calls for 2019 National Native Media Award entries

2019 Native American Journalism Fellowship applications now open

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) is committed to increasing the representation of Indigenous journalists in mainstream media. One of the ways NAJA supports and empowers members is through the annual Native American Journalism Fellowship (NAJF), which is open to current American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian and First Nations college students, undergraduate and graduate, … More 2019 Native American Journalism Fellowship applications now open

Call for Proposals for 2019 Conference now open

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) is now accepting program proposals for the 2019 National Native Media Conference in association with the 2019 Native American Nutrition Conference in Prior Lake, Minnesota. The conference program will feature Indigenous media, journalism training, education and knowledge sharing, with a focus on food systems, nutrition and health in Indian … More Call for Proposals for 2019 Conference now open

2018 NAJA Conference Feedback Survey open through 8/31

Did you attend the 2018 National Native Media Conference? Take the NAJA Conference Feedback Survey and be entered in a drawing to win a $50 Amazon gift card. The survey takes 5 minutes to complete and is open through Aug. 31 at:¬†https://ohio.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_23uLE3v6kbDEeb3. Thank you for helping us create the best possible experience for our members, … More 2018 NAJA Conference Feedback Survey open through 8/31

Panel Discusses Native Community Involvement in Education

By Benjamin Yazza Education in Indian Country was the primary focus of a panel at the National Native Media Conference on Friday. The panelists discussed the ways their groups and organizations are helping students succeed in school. Phil Gover, who is of Paiute, Pawnee and Comanche descent, Founder of Sovereign Schools Project, said Oklahoma tribes … More Panel Discusses Native Community Involvement in Education

The Importance of Native History Told Through Media

By Hunter Hotulke   “It’s important to tell our story from our perspective because the perspectives that are out there are many times incorrect or have been perceived improperly, so its important to tell the real history and the people it actually affected,” –Jennifer Loren, Osiyo TV Many tribes have stories that are passed from … More The Importance of Native History Told Through Media