Native American Journalists Association


The Native American Journalists Association serves and empowers Native journalists through programs and actions designed to enrich journalism and promote Native cultures.

For more than 30 years, NAJA has remained committed to increasing the representation of Native journalists working in media, while encouraging both mainstream and tribal media to attain the highest standards of professionalism, ethics and responsibility. Read more ...

Events and opportunities 

Join NAJA | NAJA announces Miami as 2018 conference co-location site with NAHJ July 18-22 | NAJA selects Mary Annette Pember as 2018 NAJA-Medill Milestone Achievement Award recipientNAJA selects Mark Trahant as 2018 NAJA Richard LaCourse Award recipient | View the 2018 NAJA National Native Media Conference Agenda | NAJA announces 2018 National Native Media Awards winners 

July 9th, 2018 All Day - July 20th, 2018
The Native American Journalists Association launches online voting July 9-20 for the 2018 NAJA Board of Directors election; Four candidates file for three 3-year board terms
July 18th, 2018 All Day - July 22nd, 2018
July 18-21, 2018
July 19th, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Join leaders and fellow members of the Native American Journalists Association for lunch and networking during the annual business meeting on Thursday, July 19 from 12-2 p.m.
July 20th, 2018 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
NAJA is hosting a benefit 8-ball tournament with singles and doubles competitions at K&K Billiards on Friday, July 20 from 7:30-10:30 p.m.
July 21st, 2018 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Vote in-person for the NAJA Board of Directors on Saturday, July 21 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
July 21st, 2018 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
President's Reception from 6-7 p.m., followed by the 2018 National Native Media Awards Banquet from 7-10 p.m.


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