NAJA Member Profile: Lori Edmo, First NAJA Scholarship Recipient

Lori Edmo Shoshone-Bannock Meet Lori Edmo whose impact on NAJA has been a tremendous one. She joined NAJA almost 35 years ago so she could apply for student scholarships and ended up being the first NAJA scholarship recipient. Edmo is a lifetime member and was on the NAJA Board of Directors for 10 years, where … More NAJA Member Profile: Lori Edmo, First NAJA Scholarship Recipient

NAJA Member Profile: Kaitlin Boysel, 2017 Student Fellow

by Kaitlin Boysel, University of Central Oklahoma Student, Cherokee Nation Citizen My time with NAJA has been a wonderful one. I have learned so much about media, but even more importantly about myself. Being a girl who doesn’t “typically look Native American,” I never accepted stereotypes. For example, I went to a high school called Union … More NAJA Member Profile: Kaitlin Boysel, 2017 Student Fellow

NFL Network’s Steve Wyche & Native News Today’s Jason Salsman featured on podcast with NAJF Reporter Tyler Jones

LOS ANGELES- NAJF Reporter Tyler Jones is the host of the weekly podcast, “The Dr. Report with Tyler Jones.” During the 2017 Excellence in Journalism conference, Jones caught up with NFL Network’s Steve Wyche at the network’s headquarters in Culver City, CA. Wyche gave his thoughts on the start of the new NFL season. In … More NFL Network’s Steve Wyche & Native News Today’s Jason Salsman featured on podcast with NAJF Reporter Tyler Jones

OU Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The University of Oklahoma in Norman now celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day. After Native Americans on OU’s campus and around the city of Norman raised concern about the celebration of Columbus Day, Norman City Council passed a resolution to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day, for the second year in a row. OU student, Julia Spottedbird, tells us how … More OU Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Poet Simon Ortiz Speaks on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

“We did not forget on purpose, who we are; that is not what happened. But we did in some sense go through an experience as a people, where there has been some loss of ourselves,” said Simon Ortiz, a Puebloan writer from the Acoma Pueblo tribe. The room in Gaylord Hall, filled with Oklahoma University … More Poet Simon Ortiz Speaks on Indigenous Peoples’ Day