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NAJA denounces White House’s use of “Pocahontas” as slur

NAJA denounces White House’s use of “Pocahontas” as slur
The Native American Journalists Association joins the National Congress of American Indians in condemning Trump’s use of “Pocahontas” as slur

NAJA releases Responsible Reporting Guide for November-Related coverage

NAJA releases Responsible Reporting Guide for November-Related coverage
Native American Heritage Day is Nov. 24, 2017

NAJA announces Miami as conference co-location site with NAHJ July 18-22, 2018

NAJA announces Miami as conference co-location site with NAHJ July 18-22, 2018
The Native American Journalists Association, in association with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, will co-locate annual conferences at the InterContinental Miami July 18-22, 2018; Call for program proposals open through Dec. 8

NAJA encourages ethical coverage during holiday season

NAJA encourages ethical coverage during holiday season
The Native American Journalists Association encourages media outlets to consider ethical framing of Indigenous communities during the holiday season and in coverage throughout the year.

NAJA announces 2017 scholarship recipients

Native American Journalists Association awards $6,000 in scholarships to Native students across Indian Country

NAJA elects three new board members and selects 2017-2018 executive committee

NAJA elects three new board members and selects 2017-2018 executive committee
The Native American Journalists Association elects three new members to the board of directors

NAJA releases Bingo: Reporting in Indian Country Edition

 NAJA releases Bingo: Reporting in Indian Country Edition
The Native American Journalists Association releases newsroom resource for covering Indian Country

NAJA announces 2017 board candidates

NAJA announces 2017 board candidates
The Native American Journalists Association will launch online voting Sept. 4-8 for the 2017 NAJA Board of Directors election; Four candidates file for three 3-year board terms

NAJA launches online voting in 2017

NAJA launches online voting in 2017
The Native American Journalists Association will launch online voting Sept. 4-8 for the 2017 NAJA Board of Directors election.

NAJA announces 2017 National Native Media Award winners

NAJA announces 2017 National Native Media Award winners
The Native American Journalists Association will recognize members with awards for excellence in covering Indian Country during EIJ17 in Anaheim

NAJA selects Tim Giago as 2017 NAJA-Medill Milestone Achievement Award recipient

NAJA selects Tim Giago as 2017 NAJA-Medill Milestone Achievement Award recipient
The Native American Journalists Association will present the $5,000 award during NAJA Membership Luncheon at EIJ17 in Anaheim on Sept. 8

NAJA calls for board candidacy declarations through Aug. 25

Members may submit candidacy declarations and nominations for three seats on the Native American Journalists Association board for three-year terms through Aug. 25

Founder Tim Giago to give keynote address at NAJA Membership Luncheon and Business Meeting

Founder Tim Giago to give keynote address at NAJA Membership Luncheon and Business Meeting
NAJA Membership Luncheon and Business Meeting set for Friday, Sept. 8, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Free for NAJA members, $50 for non-members

NAJA announces 2017 student fellows

NAJA announces 2017 student fellows
Native American Journalists Association selects 10 Native American Journalism Fellows for mentorship and newsroom immersion at EIJ17; Names five Columbia EIJ17 Scholarship recipients

NAJA calls for 2017 National Native Media Awards entries

NAJA calls for 2017 National Native Media Awards entries
Native American Journalists Association opens annual media awards competition; Members and non-members to submit entries through May 31

Native American Journalism Fellowship student and mentor application deadlines extended through April 30

The Native American Journalists Association is calling for student and mentor applications for the 2017-2018 Native American Journalism Fellowship through April 30

NAJA releases Reporting and Indigenous Terminology Guide

NAJA releases Reporting and Indigenous Terminology Guide
Native American Journalists Association releases guide for reporters covering Indigenous communities

NAJA responds to tweets sent by Katie Frates, reporter for the Daily Caller

NAJA responds to tweets sent by Katie Frates, reporter for the Daily Caller
Native American Journalists Association extends invitation to Frates to attend EIJ17 for ethics and diversity training in Anaheim Sept. 7-9

NAB to host A.I.R. event March 14

The National Association of Broadcasters will host the Awareness in Reporting (AIR) program Tuesday, March 14 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

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