Article I: Name

The name of this organization shall be the Native American Press Association.

Article II: Statement of Purpose

Section 1

The Native American Press Association, doing business as the Native American Journalists Association, seeks to develop and to improve communications among Native American people and the Non-Native American public.

Section 2

It will provide unified organizational strength and a code of ethics for Native American journalists, thereby assuring their ability to perform objective services and minimizing any infringement on their journalistic freedom.  It will encourage Native Americans to enter the field of journalism.