Journalists for Diversity has opened up registration for the coalition’s first regional media summit May 2.
“Empower Your Lakota Story” will bring journalists from around the country for a conference centered on media literacy, multimedia training, entrepreneurial journalism and a special town hall.
The event at American Horse School in Allen, South Dakota, is free and will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kevin Abourezk, an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux and a higher education reporter with the Lincoln Journal Star, is the event’s keynote speaker. Nationally syndicated cartoonists Ricardo Caté and Lalo Alcaraz, also will attend and hold cartoon workshops for Lakota children.Caté's syndicated cartoons appear in the Santa Fe New Mexican. He is an enrolled member of the Santo Domingo Pueblo. His art appears above courtesy: Indianz.
Attendees can register here.
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