Many of us Indian journalists still feel that there is a place for our reporting and for our newspapers. And up in North Dakota, a wonderful lady that should not be forgotten, Harriet Skye, a Hunkpapa from Standing Rock, is still lending her reportorial skills to students at the United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck.
Tapahe and I traveled to Rochester, N. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
There are probably Indian newspapers in America that are still publishing, papers that have to fight tribal politicians every day, papers that struggle to get funding every year, but papers that are so important to the people of the Indian reservations that they serve.
At the same Indian college is Shirley Bordeaux, a Sicangu, a former managing editor of the original Lakota Times, and a great news reporter in her own right. Richard LaCourse, Yakama, now deceased, and Charles Trimble, Oglala Lakota, can probably be called the godfathers of all contemporary Indian reporters.
He set an example by writing fierce, independent editorials that have served as an example to me all of these years. Amanda Takes War Bonnet, former managing editor of Indian Country Today is doing consultant work for various Indian education organizations and is semi-retired.
The efforts to extinguish treaty rights and Native sovereignty are growing and Native Americans need a forum to respond to these new Indian wars. I was proud to work for him and in a small way, follow his example. Mark Trahant of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe of Idaho started with the tribal newspaper at Fort Hall, the Sho-Ban News, and went to several major daily newspapers including the Arizona Republic where he was on a team of reporters that nearly won the Pulitzer Prize for reporting on Indian issues, and ended up at the Seattle-Post Intelligencer, a great newspaper that just could not survive the Internet assault and folded several years ago.
The Internet is not as available on Indian reservations as it is to the rest of America so newspapers and Indian radio are still the main sources of spreading the news. Most people would never know the people I write about, but in the small world of Indian newspapers and journalists, they are legion.
In it she told of how she felt seated at her newspaper desk for the last time and it was written with passion that only one who has smelled the ink of a freshly printed newspaper can understand. She was the first Native American to ever host a weekly television show in North Dakota.
Her weekly newspaper is in print and online. Indian newspapers and radio stations are needed now more than ever. He can be reached at editor nsweekly. He was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard with the Class of With the advent of the Internet, blogs, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter, there is no crystal ball to show where newspapers or news reporters are headed.
He took the establishment and shook it by its neck without fear. There is no one else who will do it for us.
I close with Loren Tapahe, Navajo, who was publisher of the Navajo Times when it became the only Indian newspaper to ever go daily. Holt is now retired and raising mischief on his home reservation. The last editorial she wrote for the Sho-Ban News was a classic that moved me to tears.
I am sure I may have left out some great ones and if I did, forgive me.The census uses the term “American Indian,” while local mission descendants more often use the term native, or Native American. Thoms and Vasquez said shifts in self-identification will make a.
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