NAJA Member Survey open through April 1

Members of the Native American Journalists Association will consider name change and international expansion in 2021 survey For nearly 40 years, Indigenous journalists living in the United States and Canada have worked to support, and sustain, the Native American Journalists Association. Originally formed as the Native American Press Association in 1983, the organization has grown … More NAJA Member Survey open through April 1

NAJA joins AAJA in condemning anti-Asian racism

AAJA challenges newsrooms to prioritize coverage of anti-Asian violence The Native American Journalists Association joins the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) in condemning the latest incidents of anti-Asian violence across the country and in its call for newsrooms to accurately cover such events.  These attacks are a part of a disturbing trend of harassment and violence … More NAJA joins AAJA in condemning anti-Asian racism

Applications for Indigenous-centered digital workshop NAJA-NextGen Radio Project accepted through Feb. 20

For the first time, The Next Generation Radio Project, in partnership with the Native American Journalists Association, Native Public Media, and Southern California Public Radio, will lead NextGenRadio: Indigenous, a 5-day digital-first workshop centering Indigenous stories and storytellers.  The project, scheduled for March 14-19, is all-remote due to the pandemic, and selected participants will report … More Applications for Indigenous-centered digital workshop NAJA-NextGen Radio Project accepted through Feb. 20

NAJA extends 2021 National Native Media Award entry deadline to May 28

NORMAN, Oklahoma — The Native American Journalists Association will recognize outstanding coverage of Indian Country during the 2021 NAJA National Native Media Awards. The annual competition recognizes excellence in reporting by Indigenous and non-Indigenous journalists across the U.S., and Canada.   This year, entries to the 2021 National Native Media Awards will be submitted using the … More NAJA extends 2021 National Native Media Award entry deadline to May 28

The Fund for Investigative Journalism, NAJA co-host online forum “Localizing the ‘Land Grab Universities’ Story” Feb. 4

The Fund for Investigative Journalism and The Native American Journalists Association will co-host an online forum, “Localizing the ‘Land Grab Universities’ Story” on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern. The forum will provide insights and resources stemming from the groundbreaking investigative report on land taken from Native Americans and given to colleges and universities. That reporting produced a database of nearly 11 million … More The Fund for Investigative Journalism, NAJA co-host online forum “Localizing the ‘Land Grab Universities’ Story” Feb. 4

NAJA responds to Lawrence membership inquiry

NORMAN, Oklahoma — The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) is a member-based organization that advocates for Indigenous journalists and accurate, ethical coverage of Indigenous communities. NAJA’s membership is not restricted to Indigenous people and the organization has a designated membership category for non-Indigenous professionals who support the mission and programs.  Claudia Lawrence, a Seattle-area freelance … More NAJA responds to Lawrence membership inquiry