Bachelor of Arts degree in Editorial Journalism conferred 1985 at the
University of Wisconsin-Madison.
AWARDS and HONORS
∑ President of the Native American Journalists Association, an international professional organization representing more than 650 native journalists. 2000-2002.
∑ Fellow with the University of Maryland Journalism Fellowships in Child and Family Policy. 2001-02
∑ Graduate of the Media Management Program at J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University. July-August 2001.
∑ Native American Journalist’s Association Photographer of the Year. Best Feature Writing 2000 and 2003.
∑ Repeated winner National Association of News Photographers contests as well as, Ohio, Kentucky, Arizona, Wisconsin, Oregon annual and monthly newspaper associations news photography awards. Associated Press Northwest Photo award. 1987-2000.
∑ Ralph Nafziger Alumni Achievement Award. University of Wisconsin-Madison. 1992.
∑ Independent photojournalist and writer based in Cincinnati, Ohio specializing in Native American people and issues. Experienced in news, feature and editorial writing and digital photography. Solid history of self-generated writing and photography projects. Current clients include: Diverse: Issues In Higher Education, RiseUp Magazine, The Kellogg Foundation, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The National Museum of the American Indian, The Progressive Magazine and Media Project, The Kellogg Foundation, The Daily Yonder, Market Place from American Public Radio, The National Park Service. 2000-present.