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

Journalists failing Indigenous Peoples with stay-at-home plagiarism

Who will cover the news today?


Zapatistas Festival of Resistance as Genocidal Assaults continue on Indigenous Peoples

By Brenda Norrell

Photo: Klee Benally, Dineh (Navajo) confronts auctioneer of sacred in Paris

Bolivia's plan to build nuclear power plant alarming to Native Americans


Native Americans warn Bolivia of legacy of death from uranium mining and nuclear testing


By Brenda Norrell


American Indian Movement live in San Francisco

American Indian Movement fights racist images, exposes US sterilization of Native women and theft of Indian water rights

Most Censored in Indian Country Nov. 2014

While reporters stay home and plagiarize, the failure to report the truth ensures that the abuse, loss and genocide will continue


Beatings and Shame: Native Americans testify at Tribunal

By Brenda Norrell


Indian Boarding Schools continued genocide by US and Canada

Indian Boarding Schools were continuation of US program of genocide of Native Americans


Boarding School Tribunal: Beatings and rapes of Indian children in US

Day 1 Boarding School Tribunal on Oneida land


Manufactured news is death sentence for Indigenous Peoples

Systematic plagiarism and deception in news industry aids corporate genocide

US Gunrunning to Cartels: What the mainstream media doesn't want you to know

US Gunrunning to Cartels: What the mainstream media doesn't want you to know


By Brenda Norrell

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