About Indian Country Today

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Indian Country Today is a daily digital news platform that covers the Indigenous world, including American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Country Today is the largest news site that covers tribes and Native people throughout the Americas. Our primary focus is delivering news to a national audience to your mobile phone.

Indian Country Today is public media. We are a nonprofit news organization that sustains itself with funding from members, donors, foundations, and supporters. We also sell advertising in a variety of formats.

Our contact information:

Washington bureau, Indian Country Today

1516 P Street NW

Washington, DC 20005

Indian Country Today

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Arizona State University

555 N Central Avenue, Suite 500

Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Opinion Editorials

We welcome a wide variety of view points in our opinion pages. To submit an op-ed send the material (and if possible, a photograph) to Opinion@IndianCountryToday.com

Press Releases

We also publish press releases of interest to our readers. To submit a press release for publication (The Press Pool) send to PressRelease@IndianCountryToday.com. Please include a photo with your press release.

Freelance Submissions

Indian Country Today has a limited budget for freelance material. To pitch a potential story, send an e-mail to associate editor Vincent Schilling at VSchilling@IndianCountryToday.com

When pitching a potential story, include a summary.

Editorial team:

Mark Trahant, Editor

Patty Talahongva, Executive Producer

Tomas Karmelo Amaya, Creative Director


Vincent Schilling, Associate Editor

Jourdan Bennett-Begaye, Washington Editor

Kolby KickingWoman, Reporter-Producer


Aliyah Chavez, Reporter-Producer


Business operations:

Sky Vasquez, Director of Business Development, Indian Country Today


The Indian Country Today editorial team operates independently as a digital journalism enterprise.

Indian Country Today is a not-for-profit Limited Liability Company owned by the non-profit arm of the National Congress of American Indians. Kevin Allis, is the chief executive officer and Jamie Gomez is the chief of staff.

Indian Country Today's board of directors: Rebecca Crooks-Stratton, Larry EchoHawk, and Rhonda LeValdo.

NCAI: Contact press@ncai.org

Underwriting and sales

Heather Donovan, Sales Manager


Mobile Apps:

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