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Jodi Rave: Trendsetters at UM Indian journalism


"If an editor asked Adam Sings In The Timber to take photographs of a powwow, the Crow called �Boone� would likely not deliver pictures of anyone dancing.

�I refuse to shoot dancers,� he said. That's because he knows there's more to the powwow scene than shooting the grand entry of men, women and youths dancing in the arena.

Sings In The Timber, a journalism major at the University of Montana, trusts he can offer newspaper readers a different perspective. And he plans to encourage others to do the same by choosing a career in the news business.

He will take that message beyond the campus this fall as president of UM's Native Journalism Chapter, the first college group to be chartered by the Native American Journalists Association.

�There aren't enough journalists of color and there aren't enough in the professional journalism community,� said Sings In The Timber, a junior majoring in photojournalism.

�The students at the University of Montana will be recognized as leaders and trendsetters,� NAJA President Mike Kellogg said. �They have taken the initiative to start their journalism career on a very strong foundation.�"

Get the Story:
Jodi Rave: UM Indian journalists' group gains national charter (The Missoulian 5/21)

Relevant Links:
Jodi Rave Lee - http://www.missoulian.com/jodirave

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