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

Native Americans at Standing Rock Camp Face State Repression, Media Manipulation













Native Americans deny Sheriff's claims of violence at Dakota Access Pipeline blockade

Red Warrior Camp refutes accusations of Sheriff Department at Dakota Access Pipeline defense


Dakota Access Pipeline Terrorizing Native Americans


Oglala Elder Guy Dull Knife arrested at Dakota Access Pipeline blockade


Article by Brenda Norrell

Top photo Guy Dull Knife courtesy Natalie Hand

Scatter Thier Own photo by Julianna BrownEyes Clifford

Monday, Aug. 15, 2016

Standing Rock Chairman arrested at Dakota Access Pipeline blockade

Standing Rock Chairman arrested at blockade. Burial places found near the pipeline crew. Oglala are sending 300 Lakotas from Pine Ridge to join the blockade and halt the pipeline.


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