Sámi University of Applied Sciences opens applications for master’s in Indigenous journalism

Are you already a journalist working within indigenous media? Or are you interested in working with indigenous issues? Then the Indigenous journalism master’s program might be a for You! The Master’s Degree Program in Sámi Journalism with an Indigenous Perspective is a unique program bringing together students from all over the world to the world … More Sámi University of Applied Sciences opens applications for master’s in Indigenous journalism

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

NAJA to sponsor Indian Child Welfare Act reporting symposium Feb. 28

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

Indigenous media justice training set for Dec. 6-9

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 jiun-yi.tsai@nau.edu or rachel.tso@nau.edu.

New VAWA reporting guide released

The Native American Journalists Association has published a new reporter’s guide to covering violence against women in Indian Country. The release coincides with the “Covering sexual assault in Indian Country and beyond” symposium hosted in collaboration with Ohio University on Nov. 14. The guide provides information about the Violence Against Women Act and direction for … More New VAWA reporting guide released

Pember to keynote VAWA event at Ohio University

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