About Brenda Norrell

Brenda Norrell has been a news reporter in Indian country for 34 years. She is publisher of Censored News, focusing on Indigenous Peoples, human rights and the US border. Censored News was created after Norrell was censored, then terminated, by Indian Country Today after serving as a longtime staff reporter. Now censored by the mainstream media, she previously was a staff reporter at numerous American Indian newspapers and a stringer for AP, USA Today and others. She lived on the Navajo Nation for 18 years, and then traveled with the Zapatistas. She covered the climate summits in Cochabamba, Bolivia, and Cancun, Mexico, in 2010.

Brenda Norrell's Comments

The Art of Authentic Journalism According to Bill Conroy
May 23 2011 - 9:10pm
Chiapas Government Apologizes, Will Set Journalist Gianni Proiettis Free
Dec 25 2010 - 10:58am
Showdown: Will Obama recognize Indian Nation sovereignty and Haudenosaunee passports
Jul 22 2010 - 10:45am
Popcorn and beans, depleted uranium and Raytheon
Jul 6 2010 - 5:52am
Obama Appeases Tea-baggers But Upsets Leftists
Dec 5 2009 - 12:18pm

Resistance, exploitation and oppression in Indian country

While corporate criminals rely on the collapsed media, the Mormon Church attempts a cover-up of the sexual abuse of Navajo children, and the US continues to target Indian country as its toxic, radioactive and lethal dumping ground

Media in Indian country collapses, Native Americans efforts surge to defend Mother Earth

 

While Indigenous Peoples are assassinated defending their homelands around the world, the media in the U.S. has collapsed in its easy chairs. Native Americans, however, have accelerated efforts to defend the land, rivers and sacred places.

 

Peabody Coal's 40-Year Holocaust for Navajos

Peabody Coal's Holocaust of Navajos must be documented so that it will never happen again

 

Indigenous Canoe Flotilla in Paris: Defending the Earth and Sacred Water

Indigenous Peoples from the Americas in Paris -- from the Arctic to the Amazon -- sent dramatic messages to world leaders at COP21

 

Arctic Indigenous at COP21 'Our World is Melting'

Indigenous warn: COP21 green schemes could be crimes against humanity

 

By Brenda Norrell

Native Americans arrive in Paris: Climate solutions and Nature Tribunal

 

Indigenous and women's delegations arrive in Paris for COP21, with solutions, prepared for their Rights of Nature Tribunal

 

American Indian Movement: Hidden history, sovereignty and resistance

The American Indian Movement's annual west coast conference reveals atrocities of California Indian missions, urges clemency for Leonard Peltier and honors Darrell Standing Elk