Letter from the Board of Directors to members of the Native American Journalists Association

Dear Members, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our communities, jobs and lives, our thoughts and sympathies are with you. We hope you and your families are staying healthy and safe.  At NAJA, we have continued to monitor both domestic and international efforts to save lives and protect communities from the coronavirus. We have … More Letter from the Board of Directors to members of the Native American Journalists Association

NAJA awarded Facebook Journalism Project Community Network grant

Norman, Okla. — The Native American Journalists Association has been awarded $25,000 from the Facebook Journalism Project Community Network. FJP’s mission is to support and connect people and organizations that are building community through local news. FJP partnered with The Lenfest Institute for Journalism to provide grant review and grantmaking support.  NAJA serves and empowers … More NAJA awarded Facebook Journalism Project Community Network grant

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

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