NAJA News

Happy New Year from the Native American Journalists Association

Happy New Year from the Native American Journalists Association
Support Native American journalism with your end-of-year donation

MCN adopts free press legislation for Mvskoke Media

MCN adopts free press legislation for Mvskoke Media
Muscogee (Creek) Nation introduces protections for tribal media

SPJ, RTDNA and NAJA call for proposals for Excellence in Journalism 2016 conference in New Orleans Sept. 18-20

SPJ, RTDNA and NAJA call for proposals for Excellence in Journalism 2016 conference in New Orleans Sept. 18-20
Radio Television Digital News Association, Native American Journalists Association and Society of Professional Journalists now accepting program proposals for Excellence in Journalism 2016 through Jan. 27, 2016

NAJA to partner with SPJ, RTDNA for Excellence in Journalism Conference in 2016

NAJA to partner with SPJ, RTDNA for Excellence in Journalism Conference in 2016
The Native American Journalists Association will join the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) at the annual Excellence in Journalism Conference in New Orleans, Sept. 18-20, 2016.

NAJA announces 2015-2016 scholarship recipients

NAJA announces 2015-2016 scholarship recipients
Three Native American journalism students receive $1,000 scholarships

NAJA elects three new board members during 2015 National Native Media Conference

NAJA elects three new board members during 2015 National Native Media Conference
Begay announced as president; Pollard as vice president

NAJA issues statement on court’s decision to uphold cancellation of Washington NFL trademark registration

NAJA issues statement on court’s decision to uphold cancellation of Washington NFL trademark registration
Blackhorse to deliver keynote address at NAJA’s National Native Media Conference in Crystal City July 11

NAJA to elect three to board of directors July 11 during 2015 National Native Media Conference

NAJA to elect three to board of directors July 11 during 2015 National Native Media Conference
A candidate forum is set for Friday, July 10at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City.

In Remembrance of NAJA Founding Member Bonnie Clincher Red Elk

In Remembrance of NAJA Founding Member Bonnie Clincher Red Elk
We express our condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the Fort Peck Journal editor.

Charlie LeDuff joins 2015 National Native Media Conference lineup, delivering featured remarks on opening evening

Charlie LeDuff joins 2015 National Native Media Conference lineup, delivering featured remarks on opening evening
NAJA will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Suzan Shown Harjo as opening evening speakers during 2015 National Native Media Conference

Denny McAuliffe selected as 2015 NAJA-Medill Milestone Achievement Award recipient

Denny McAuliffe selected as 2015 NAJA-Medill Milestone Achievement Award recipient
Native American Journalists Association will recognize The Washington Post editor for his contribution to Native journalism at the 2015 National Native Media Conference July 11 in Washington, D.C.

Amanda Blackhorse to give keynote address during 2015 National Native Media Conference in Washington, D.C.

Amanda Blackhorse to give keynote address during 2015 National Native Media Conference in Washington, D.C.
Native American Journalists Association and Native Public Media will co-host the 31st annual conference in Washington, D.C., July 9-12

UNITY hosts first regional summit in Indian Country

UNITY hosts first regional summit in Indian Country
American Horse School students and NAJA members gather at Pine Ridge for storytelling workshops

NAJA Urges Oglala Lakota To Lift Newspaper Ban

The Native American Journalists Association urges the Oglala Lakota Nation to lift the ban on Rapid City Journal sales on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

NAJA Board of Directors candidacy declarations due May 28

NAJA members to fill two vacancies for 3-year terms.

NAJA utilizing new membership system

NAJA membership renewal system now online

Native American free press advocate John Shurr dies at 67

Native American free press advocate John Shurr dies at 67
Native media community mourns the loss of John Shurr, a longtime NAJA member

MIJE President Dori J. Maynard dies at 56

MIJE President Dori J. Maynard dies at 56
Journalism community loses longtime diversity champion to lung cancer

NAJA calls for volunteers after Cheyenne Arapaho tribal complex fires

NAJA calls for volunteers after Cheyenne Arapaho tribal complex fires
NAJA is asking members in the region who are able, to consider volunteering during an upcoming community cleanup day to assist the newspaper staff in restoring their newsroom after Tuesday 's fire.