Pauly Denetclaw is Diné and ICT’s new political correspondent based in Washington. She joins the newscast and gives us insight into Indigenous politicians.
Rebecca Landsberry-Baker is a citizen of the Muscogee Nation and has been working on a new documentary since 2019. The documentary is about the Muscogee Nation and freedom of the press.
ICT has teamed up with nine other news agencies to bring you a unique new story. “At The Crossroads” shares stories about the state of the economy in Indian Country. Chris Aadland, a reporter for ICT and Underscore News, dove deep into the Paiute Nation, home to the largest known lithium deposit in the United States.
A Slice of Our Indigenous World
- We begin in Colorado with a celebration of 50 years of legal work by the Native American Rights Fund.
- In New Mexico, the Federal Bureau of Investigation uses the Diné language to help close unsolved cases.
- Nearly 100 years ago, Albert Barnes traveled from Pennsylvania to New Mexico where he encountered Pueblos and Navajos. He was immediately impressed by the cultures and started collecting art.
- It was the sound Sunday as the NBA’s Phoenix Suns broadcast the game in Navajo.
Mark Trahant, Shoshone-Bannock, is editor for Indian Country Today. On Twitter: @TrahantReports Trahant is based in Phoenix. The Indigenous Economics Project is funded by a major grant from the Bay and Paul Foundations.
R. Vincent Moniz, Jr., NuÉta, is a producer of the television news ICT. Do you have a great story to share? Submit it to [email protected] Moniz is based in a bunker in Bismarck.
Kaitlin Onawa Boysel, Cherokee, is a producer/reporter for Indian Country Today. On Instagram: @KaitlinBoysel Boysel is based in Springfield, Illinois.
Drea Yazzie, Diné, is a producer/editor for the television news ICT. On Twitter: @quindreayazzie Yazzie is based in Phoenix.
Maxwell Montour, Pottawatomi, is a newsletter editor for Indian Country Today. On Instagram: max.montour Montour is based in Phoenix.
Mary Grace Pewewardy, Hopi/Comanche/Kiowa, is an Indian Country Today intern. On Instagram: @mgpewewardy. Pewewardy is based in Phoenix and enjoys playing video games.
Patty Talahongva, Hopi, is executive producer of Indian Country Today. Follow her on Twitter: @WiteSpider.
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