Today we are revisiting our conversation with Dalton Walker (Red Lake Anishinaabe) who is Deputy Managing Editor for Indian Country Today. Dalton Walker shares how he followed his teenage dreams of expanding on the kind of coverage he would see in newspapers about Native people. Dalton also has contributed to Minnesota Native News’ pandemic coverage
By becoming a journalist he’s providing a more complete picture of the issues and opportunities affecting Native people, communities, and all our lives.
Check out his pandemic coverage with Minnesota Native News
- An Outbreak of COVID at Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig Delays the Start of ClassesThe first day for the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School on Leech Lake didn’t go as planned. An outbreak amongst staff members happened days before the start of the school year forcing the district to push back the first day until Monday, Sept. 13.
- Student Athletes Navigate COVID-19 Protocols as Fall Sports Take OffThis week on the Minnesota Native News health report, safety tips for student-athletes itching to get back on the playing field. Reporter Dalton Walker explains in this week’s stories.
- Vaccines Remain Top Priority for Tribes and StateThis week on the Minnesota Native News health report, COVID-19 vaccinations remain a top priority as many across the state continue to explain why it’s important to get the shot. Reporter Dalton Walker explains in this week’s stories.
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