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Tim Giago: Native American Journalists Association still going strong
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Tim Giago: Native American Journalists Association still going strong (July 2, 2018)

A new generation of Indian journalists is taking the Native American Journalists Association into the new world of electronic media.

Tim Giago: Nothing could ever beat the smell of ink in a Native newsroom
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Tim Giago: Nothing could ever beat the smell of ink in a Native newsroom (April 5, 2018)

Newspapers like The Navajo Times and the former Indian Country Today made Indian journalism fun.

Tim Giago: Media in Indian Country still finds strength in the face of bad news
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Tim Giago: Media in Indian Country still finds strength in the face of bad news (September 25, 2017)

I sent the Oneida Nation an email asking them to let me have the 'Indian Country Today' name back.

Mark Trahant: Native journalist charged by North Dakota authorities
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Mark Trahant: Native journalist charged by North Dakota authorities (February 7, 2017)

It’s not Jenni Monet who will be on trial. It’s the First Amendment.

Steve Russell: Freedom of the press still lacking in Indian Country

Steve Russell: Freedom of the press still lacking in Indian Country (October 12, 2016)

'Freedom of information can only make our governments better.'

Vincent Schilling: Women are strongest warriors in Indian Country
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Vincent Schilling: Women are strongest warriors in Indian Country (August 5, 2015)

As a Native American man, and as a man who tries to live my life as a warrior, I would be nothing without the loving guidance of Native women that I know and care about.

Brandon Ecoffey: Delivering stories that matter to Indian Country
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Brandon Ecoffey: Delivering stories that matter to Indian Country (July 2, 2015)

In the world of journalism, praise is limited, and critiques are a dime a dozen.

Lakota Country Times: Newspaper takes home top honors at NAJA
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Lakota Country Times: Newspaper takes home top honors at NAJA (July 2, 2015)

In what some may have deemed an upset, Lakota Country Times put on quite a showing at this year’s Native American Journalist’s Association National Native Media awards.

Native Sun News: Rapid City paper admits error with headline
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Native Sun News: Rapid City paper admits error with headline (February 17, 2015)

Since the founding of Hay Camp in 1876, race relations between Native Americans and whites in the Rapid City area have been tainted and marred by instances like those which took place at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center these past few weeks.

NAJA: Paper owes apology for flawed story about Indian children
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NAJA: Paper owes apology for flawed story about Indian children (February 2, 2015)

The Rapid City Journal published a regrettable headline and flawed story on Saturday that represents one of the more troubling examples of irresponsible coverage of Native Americans in recent years.

Native Sun News: Paper takes home awards at NAJA meeting
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Native Sun News: Paper takes home awards at NAJA meeting (July 21, 2014)

Native Sun News continued its hot streak in taking home three writing prizes at the Native American Journalists Association’s 2014 media awards.

Mary Hudetz: Slow moving justice for women in Indian Country
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Mary Hudetz: Slow moving justice for women in Indian Country (June 16, 2014)

Mary Hudetz says the Tribal Law and Order Act and the Violence Against Women Act still don't fully protect Native women from violence.

Native Sun News: Tim Giago inducted into NAJA's Hall of Fame
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Native Sun News: Tim Giago inducted into NAJA's Hall of Fame (August 8, 2013)

The Native American Journalists Association celebrated its 30th Anniversary at their annual convention on July 17 - 20 held in Phoenix this year.

Native Sun News: Natives in media to be discussed at forum
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Native Sun News: Natives in media to be discussed at forum (June 26, 2013)

With widespread under representation and misrepresentation in the media, a forum has been set up to address this age-old problem.

Magazine claims actress wasn't dressed up to look 'Native'
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Magazine claims actress wasn't dressed up to look 'Native' (March 15, 2013)

Actress Michelle Williams on the cover of AnOther Magazine. AnOther Magazine said actress Michelle Williams wasn't dressed up to look "Native" even though her appearance has been widely interpreted...

Navajo Nation demands apology for joke about 'drunk Indians'
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Navajo Nation demands apology for joke about 'drunk Indians' (March 5, 2013)

The Navajo Nation and the Native American Journalists Association are demanding an apology for a "drunk Indians" comment made on a CBS television show. A character on the "Mike &...

Native Sun News: Former NAJA leader worried about finances
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Native Sun News: Former NAJA leader worried about finances (November 28, 2011)

The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy. All content © Native Sun News. Darla Leslie, former NAJA president. Rhonda LeValdo, new NAJA president. Shirley Sneve, former NAJA...

Blog:   Native American Journalists Association loses president
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Blog: Native American Journalists Association loses president (November 16, 2011)

"Darla Leslie, president of the Native American Journalists Association, resigned Saturday, saying in a message posted Monday on Facebook, "I believe NAJA is on the verge of financial ruin. My...

Ray Cook: A bit of censorship in Tim Giago's rewrite of NAJA  history
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Ray Cook: A bit of censorship in Tim Giago's rewrite of NAJA history (February 1, 2011)

It now appears Tim Giago is dappling in a bit of censorship himself with his rewriting of the Native American Journalist Association history. As every decent journalist knows, with...

Tim Giago: Native journalists owe  a big debt to USA Today founder
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Tim Giago: Native journalists owe a big debt to USA Today founder (January 31, 2011)

There have been so many people assuming to be co-founders of the Native American Journalists Association that I will tell you how it started and let you determine who is...