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

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. 

Choctaw shares traditional stickball game in Americas journey

'No Borders' is the message of Choctaw sharing traditional stick

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Dine' Klee Benally challenges genocide denier auctioning sacred items in Paris

Dine' challenges genocide denier in Paris, auctioning off sacred items of Hopi and Navajo

By Brenda Norrell

US spies on American Indians and Muslims

By Brenda Norrell
Photo Denver Police as Native Americans protest Columbus Day 2007
Today's news focuses on the revelations that the US is spying on prominen

Lakotas keeping it real in South Dakota, building resistance

Lakotas keeping it real in South Dakota, building resistance to protect Mother Earth for future generations


Reject Keystone: Native Americans protest outside John Kerry's home

Native Americans, farmers and ranchers outside Secretary of State John Kerry's home, as round dance blocks Georgetown streets

By Brenda Norrell

Friday, April 25, 2014

Tipis pitched on National Mall in Keystone pipeline fight


Cowboy Indian Alliance takes Keystone pipeline fight to Washington DC!



Update Tuesday: Faith Spotted Eagle, Dakota, said in Washington today that Indian women are ready to defend their land from the Keystone XL pipeline. Read more:

Arivaca Arizona rises up against Occupying Army of US Border Patrol


Arivaca residents are once again fighting the Occupying Army of the US Border Patrol, and the corporate profiteering and failure of the mainstream media, which threatens to destroy their border community


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