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

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

Mining and war devastation silenced at Indigenous World Conference

Devastation of mining and war censored, Pacific Islanders withdraw support for Indigenous World Conference

 

Traditional Indigenous left out of World Conference in New York

Traditional Indigenous left out of World Conference in New York

By Brenda Norrell

Orchestrated censorship of Native news powerless to halt defenders

By Brenda Norrell

Photo 1 by Owiskawin, photo 2 by Akimel O'odham Youth Collective

Zapatistas: Guardians of the land defending Mother Earth

Zapatistas confirm Indigenous Peoples will defend Mother Earth, as National Indigenous Congress begins

By Brenda Norrell

Photos by EZLN media collective

Massacre in Palestine: Zapatistas confirm solidarity with Palestinians

Massacre in Palestine: Zapatistas confirm solidarity with Palestinians

By Brenda Norrell

Native Americans: Palestine: Another Sand Creek Massacre

 

Palestine: Another Sand Creek Massacre

By Brenda Norrell

White supremacists at the Arizona border

By Brenda Norrell

The media has a short memory and a select agenda concerning white supremacists at the Arizona border. JT Ready of the border militia ultimately killed himself and his family, including a baby, in Mesa, Arizona.

In another case, a home invasion near the border, Shawna Forde was convicted of the first-degree murder of a child in Arivaca, Arizona, 9-year-old daughter, Brisenia, and her father Raul Junior Flores, in 2009. 

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