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

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

 

American Indian Movement Conference live from San Francisco

American Indian Movement's annual conference live now from San Francisco

Native American Defenders Surge: Oak Flat Lives as Keystone XL Dies

Native Americans Surge: Oak Flat Lives as Keystone XL Dies

Censored in Indian country: Why we don't stay home

Censored in Indian country: Why we don't stay home

Native Women Plan for Bolivia Climate Living Defense Conference Oct. 2015

 

Tohono O'odham and Dineh (Navajo) Women Plan to Continue Work Started at Cochabamba Mother Earth Conference Five Years Ago

By Brenda Norrell

Photo Michelle Cook and Ofelia Rivas by Brenda Norrell 2015

Apache invite Europeans for Global Resistance at Oak Flat 2016

 

Apache resistance to copper mining on sacred land becomes symbol of global resistance

 

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