Muscogee National Council approves constitutional amendment ballot question on free press

The Muscogee National Council passed legislation for a ballot question to amend the tribal constitution during September 18 election The Native American Journalists Association commends the Muscogee Nation for approving legislation to add a ballot question that would strengthen free press protections within the tribal constitution.  The Muscogee National Council passed NCA 21-053, sponsored by … More Muscogee National Council approves constitutional amendment ballot question on free press

NAJA, RCFP to host The Local Legal Initiative: Legal support for Indigenous journalists roundtable April 16

This episode of the NAJA Roundtable series will feature attorneys from the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press who will discuss legal support of press and information rights for Indigenous journalists. The Native American Journalists Association recognizes that media professionals are confronted with unique challenges when covering issues affecting Indigenous people and communities. The … More NAJA, RCFP to host The Local Legal Initiative: Legal support for Indigenous journalists roundtable April 16

NAJA announces 2020 class of Native American Journalism Fellows

The Native American Journalists Association selects three fellows for an innovative virtual curriculum NORMAN, Okla. – The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) has selected three fellows to participate in the Native American Journalism Fellowship (NAJF) class of 2020.  With the cancellation of NAJA’s national convention due to COVID-19, the 2020 class of fellows will participate … More NAJA announces 2020 class of Native American Journalism Fellows

NAJA to host McGirt decision virtual roundtable Aug. 28

The roundtable series will feature discussions with Indigenous journalists covering Indian Country.  The Native American Journalists Association recognizes that media professionals, including members working across Indian Country, are confronted with unique challenges when covering issues affecting Indigenous people and communities. The virtual roundtable series aims to share the pitfalls and best practices for reporting these … More NAJA to host McGirt decision virtual roundtable Aug. 28