NAJA announces 2015 National Native Media Award winners

NORMAN, Okla. — The Native American Journalists Association will award more than 200 National Native Media Awards recognizing members’ coverage of Indian Country during the 2016 NAJA Media Awards Banquet on Sept. 20.
The annual competition recognizes excellence in reporting by Native and non-Native journalists across the US and Canada.

Online – Best Feature Story

First Place

Tristan Ahtone

The United States of Bus Travel

Al Jazeera America

Online – Best Sports Story

First Place

Tristan Ahtone

Dust and diesel in the USA

Al Jazeera America

Online – Best News Story

First Place

Tristan Ahtone

Minnesota tribe invokes treaty rights in fight to stop pipeline

Al Jazeera America

TV – Best Feature Story

Second Place

Tristan Ahtone

Paul Castaway Shooting

Al Jazeera America

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tristan ahtone

Tristan Ahtone is an award winning journalist and member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma. Born in Arizona and raised across the United States, he was educated at the Institute of American Indian Arts and the Columbia School of Journalism. He lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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