NAJA members elect board members; board selects executive committee

Francine Compton was elected to first term as president; Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton elected as vice-president for second term.  Members of the Native American Journalists Association elected Graham Lee Brewer (Cherokee Nation), Jourdan Bennett-Begaye (Diné), and Pauly Denetclaw (Diné) to the NAJA Board of Directors.  The election was held exclusively online, and voting members were able to … More NAJA members elect board members; board selects executive committee

Crushing Colonialism and Disability Visibility Project sponsor Indigenous Spoonies Revolt Sept. 15

Livestream spotlights disability and chronic illness in Indigenous arts On Sept. 15, 2020, Crushing Colonialism and the Disability Visibility Project will be sponsoring Indigenous Spoonies Revolt! Disability & Chronic Illness in Indigenous Arts. The unique event brings together Indigenous artists from the United States and New Zealand for a virtual discussion on disability representation, empowerment, advocacy, healing and solidarity.  “Indigenous … More Crushing Colonialism and Disability Visibility Project sponsor Indigenous Spoonies Revolt Sept. 15

NAJA hosts Into the Broken Trust Investigation roundtable Sept. 17

This episode of the NAJA Roundtable series will feature the APTN Investigates team and their coverage of the systemic abuse of Indigenous women  The Native American Journalists Association recognizes that media professionals are confronted with unique challenges when covering issues affecting Indigenous people and communities. The NAJA Roundtable series aims to examine the challenges and … More NAJA hosts Into the Broken Trust Investigation roundtable Sept. 17

Education Writers Association to host Higher Education Seminar Sept. 15-16

Racial Reckonings Amid COVID, Recession and Political Conflict The Education Writers Association will hold its 2020 fall Higher Education Seminar Sept. 15-16 on the theme of “Racial Reckonings Amid COVID, Recession and Political Conflict.” While struggling with immediate crises such as the current pandemic and funding collapse, many colleges around the country are also being … More Education Writers Association to host Higher Education Seminar Sept. 15-16

NAJA board of directors election ballot opens, candidates present platforms

The Native American Journalists Association will hold an online election to fill three open board seats with 3-year terms. Electronic ballots were sent to all voting members on Aug. 26, and the opportunity to cast a ballot will remain open until 5 pm CT on Sept. 10. A virtual candidates forum was held on Aug. … More NAJA board of directors election ballot opens, candidates present platforms

National Freedom of Information Coalition virtual FOI Summit set Sept. 24 – Oct. 1

The National Freedom of Information Coalition virtual FOI Summit is seven sessions over seven days (Sept. 24 – Oct. 1) and a hands-on training seminar. Hear from open government and public information experts about the latest developments impacting state and local government transparency. Topics include police reforms, virtual public meetings, COVID-19 health data, accessing public records, … More National Freedom of Information Coalition virtual FOI Summit set Sept. 24 – Oct. 1