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NAJA National Native Media Conference set for Aug. 25-27, 2022 — Native American Journalists Association

Native American Journalists Association’s annual conference to be hosted at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix and Arizona State University in 2022 NAJA National Native Media Conference set for Aug. 25-27, 2022

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NAJA seeks input on proposed membership policy — Native American Journalists Association

The 30-day comment period runs through Sept. 17, 2021 The Native American Journalists Association is requesting that members provide input on critical membership policy language. NAJA seeks input on proposed membership policy

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Navajo Code Talker Day – August 14, 2021

I saw this today on the Marines Instagram page – https://www.instagram.com/p/CSjfBfUnkRj/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link. Established by President Reagan in 1982 (see Reagan Library link below). Officially a state holiday in Arizona – https://azgovernor.gov/governor/news/2021/08/arizona-celebrates-national-navajo-code-talkers-day. Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_talker#Navajo. Another link: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-navajo-code-talkers-day-august-14/. Reagan Library link: https://www.reaganlibrary.gov/archives/speech/proclamation-4954-national-navaho-code-talkers-day. … Continue reading

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(US-WA)  National Archives In Seattle, WA (IAJGS Public Records Access Alert) – June 12, 2021

I saw this recently on IAJGS – (US-WA)  National Archives In Seattle, WA (IAJGS Public Records Access Alert): https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov/2021/06/11/the-importance-of-acknowledging-our-history-the-national-archives-in-seattle/. Much longer article, but here are some of the relevant portions. The IAJGS Records Access Alert previously wrote about the potential of the … Continue reading

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NAJA to host Authentic Authorship: Understanding Indigenous Claims and Connections roundtable June 10

This episode of the NAJA “Covering Indian Country” Roundtable series will feature Indigenous experts who will discuss and examine the complexity of Indigenous identity, kinship, and community. The Native American Journalists Association recognizes that media professionals are confronted with unique … Continue reading

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NATIVE AMERICAN BURIAL RITUALS — BillionGraves Blog May 22, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday May 24, 2021

I saw this recently on BillionGraves – NATIVE AMERICAN BURIAL RITUALS : https://blog.billiongraves.com/native-american-burial-rituals/ Cathy Wallace, 2 weeks ago Native American burial rituals can help us to understand the values of unique groups of people. –snip– Aleut Native American Burial Rituals –snip– Arapaho … Continue reading

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Eudora, Kansas Native Americans Along Kansas and Wakarusa Rivers – Eudora Community Museum YouTube

I saw this recently – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4jV-OBeijY Direct link: Eudora, Kansas Native Americans Along Kansas and Wakarusa Rivers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4jV-OBeijY (about 11:34 minutes long)

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Wreckage confirmed as heroic USS Johnston (DD 557) – April 1, 2021

I saw this today – Wreckage confirmed as heroic USS Johnston (DD 557): https://www.history.navy.mil/news-and-events/news/2021/wreckage-confirmed-as-heroic-uss-johnston–dd-557-.html. Much longer article. April 1, 2021 A mission sponsored by undersea technology company Caladan Oceanic and led by entrepreneur, explorer and retired naval officer Victor Vescovo … Continue reading

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Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Cherokee – North Carolina Thursdays March 18, 2021

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I decided to look around Swain County. There were a few places that looked interesting. I went with Museum of the Cherokee Indian also listed as Museum of the Cherokee in Cherokee – … Continue reading

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Index to Testimony of Mississippi Choctaw Applications — Access Genealogy

Index to Testimony of Mississippi Choctaw Applications, taken in Mississippi in January and February, 1899 Index to Testimony of Mississippi Choctaw Applications — Access Genealogy Good information if you have known Mississippi Choctaw relatives.

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