NAJA Roundtables

The Native American Journalists Association is hosting a series of roundtable discussions to enhance understanding and awareness of the unique challenges and opportunities when covering Indigenous communities.

Produced by NAJA associate director Bryan Pollard, the series will highlight important issues affecting Indigenous people and communities, and examine best approaches to ensure accurate and fair reporting of stories that all too often go unreported.

New installments in this series will be announced through the NAJA newsletter, website and social media, and are open to the public. NAJA Roundtables will feature NAJA members and other experts close to the stories discussed, and questions from the audience in attendance are encouraged.

All roundtables will be recorded, and videos will be posted to this page and the NAJA YouTube channel for public reference.

Join panel moderator Mary Hudetz of the Seattle Times as she discusses the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic in Navajo Nation with Diné journalists covering this important story.

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Join NAJA partners Mathison and the Asian American Journalists Association in a discussion about best practices for finding new job opportunities during the pandemic.

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This roundtable will focus on the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the McGirt v. Oklahoma decision and feature discussions with Indigenous journalists and attorneys near this story, and the challenges they’ve encountered reporting on the ruling and its implications.

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This episode will focus on an investigation launched by the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network investigative team that uncovered systemic abuse of Indigenous youth, and led to an independent inquiry into police practices.

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