NAJA calls for refocus of news coverage of Wet’suwet’en and arrests

The Native American Journalists Association condemns the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for standing in the way of news gathering and storytelling by arresting journalists on Wet’suwet’en Yintah.  We are also deeply concerned that the news attention on Indigenous people occupying and using their traditional unceded territory only sees heightened media attention when there are police … More NAJA calls for refocus of news coverage of Wet’suwet’en and arrests

Rural News Network to launch projects centering Indigenous communities and water access

A new journalism consortium covering rural issues will kick off with two collaborations investigating economic issues in Indigenous communities and access to water in the West.  The Rural News Network from the Institute for Nonprofit News (INN) is launching in 2022 to surface the most pressing issues confronting America’s rural communities, with a focus on solutions. The … More Rural News Network to launch projects centering Indigenous communities and water access

NAJA announces 2021 Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship recipients

NAJA awards $50,000 in total scholarships to five Indigenous journalism students OKLAHOMA CITY — The Native American Journalists Association partnered with the Facebook Journalism Project to establish the NAJA Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship in 2018 to support quality journalism that strengthens and connects communities. For the 2021-2022 school year, NAJA will award five scholarships of … More NAJA announces 2021 Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship recipients

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

Letter from the Board of Directors to members of the Native American Journalists Association

Dear Members, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our communities, jobs and lives, our thoughts and sympathies are with you. We hope you and your families are staying healthy and safe.  At NAJA, we have continued to monitor both domestic and international efforts to save lives and protect communities from the coronavirus. We have … More Letter from the Board of Directors to members of the Native American Journalists Association