NAJA awarded Facebook Journalism Project Community Network grant

Norman, Okla. — The Native American Journalists Association has been awarded $25,000 from the Facebook Journalism Project Community Network. FJP’s mission is to support and connect people and organizations that are building community through local news. FJP partnered with The Lenfest Institute for Journalism to provide grant review and grantmaking support.  NAJA serves and empowers … More NAJA awarded Facebook Journalism Project Community Network grant

NAJA calls for 2019 board candidacy declarations through Aug. 7

Share skills and boost your resume: Run for the NAJA Board of Directors Support and learn about the business of a non-profit organization passionate for Native American media.  The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) is calling for candidate nominations and declarations to serve on the NAJA Board of Directors. There are three vacancies for 3-year … More NAJA calls for 2019 board candidacy declarations through Aug. 7

NAJA calls for 2019 National Native Media Award entries

The Native American Journalists Association will award members for journalistic excellence during the 2019 National Native Media Conference NORMAN, Okla. — The Native American Journalists Association will recognize outstanding coverage of Indian Country during the 2019 NAJA National Native Media Awards. The annual competition recognizes excellence in reporting by Indigenous and non-Indigenous journalists across the … More NAJA calls for 2019 National Native Media Award entries

NAJA partners with IJNR to improve natural resources reporting in Indian Country

Norman, Okla. – The Native American Journalists Association has partnered with the Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources to improve the accuracy, depth and perspective of natural resources reporting across Indian Country. The partnership will facilitate the inclusion of Indigenous voices and viewpoints in IJNR reporting institutes. IJNR helps improve coverage of natural resource issues … More NAJA partners with IJNR to improve natural resources reporting in Indian Country

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