NAJA condemns Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council denial of citizen free press vote

New proposed free press bill shows promise, but still raises concerns The Native American Journalists Association condemns the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council’s failure to pass strengthened free press protections for the tribe during the regular session, Sept. 28.  The proposed legislation, NCA 19-121, would have allowed tribal citizens to vote for free press protections … More NAJA condemns Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council denial of citizen free press vote

NAJA urges full reinstatement of Muscogee (Creek) free press provisions

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) supports the Muscogee (Creek) National Council’s passage of NCA 18-184 — a bill that would reinstate free press protections for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. NAJA encourages Principal Chief James Floyd to sign NCA 18-184, which was passed with a majority 9-6 vote during the regular session on Saturday, Dec. … More NAJA urges full reinstatement of Muscogee (Creek) free press provisions

Journalism organizations urge the Muscogee (Creek) Nation to reinstate its free press act

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) and other free press advocates condemn the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s decision to repeal it’s press freedom law. The move by the nation’s tribal council is an alarming attack on press freedom in Indian Country. On Nov. 7, the Muscogee (Creek) National Council introduced legislation to repeal the free press … More Journalism organizations urge the Muscogee (Creek) Nation to reinstate its free press act

NAJA condemns repeal of Muscogee (Creek) free press act

The Native American Journalists Association condemns the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s repeal of the free press law and asks Muscogee (Creek) citizens to support an independent press free of government influence and censorship. On Thursday evening, the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council voted 7-6 to repeal the tribe’s Free Press Act and move its award-winning independent … More NAJA condemns repeal of Muscogee (Creek) free press act

NAJA calls on the Muscogee (Creek) National Council to protect press freedom

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) urges the Muscogee (Creek) Nation (MCN) to uphold press freedom for Mvskoke Media and vote against bill number NCA 18-180. Under NCA 18-180, Mvskoke Media would be removed as an independent agency and be placed under the MCN Department of Commerce, which is overseen by the Office of the … More NAJA calls on the Muscogee (Creek) National Council to protect press freedom

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