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

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

NAJA Fellow, Hunter Hotulke Reflects on Conference

By Jarrette Werk   Read some of Hunter’s reporting from the 2018 National Native Media Conference. And learn more about how this newspaper delivery man became a student newspaper editor and later a Haskell Indian Nations University graduate 2018 NAJA Fellow and recent graduate of Haskell Indian Nations University, Hunter Hotulke, reflects on his experience … More NAJA Fellow, Hunter Hotulke Reflects on Conference

Farm Bill’s Conservation Program Puts Tribal Enviro Efforts on Level Ground

By AJ Earl The 2018 Farm Bill, an $867 billion piece of legislation currently stalled in Congress, is set to continue a landmark collaborative program that has offered Indian Country a chance to work on conservation with tribes in the lead. The land, water and air conservation program, called the Regional Conservation Partnership Program, or … More Farm Bill’s Conservation Program Puts Tribal Enviro Efforts on Level Ground