Jenni Monet is an award-winning journalist and tribal member of the Pueblo of Laguna in New Mexico. She's also executive producer and host of the podcast, Still Here, launching in September 2016.
Jenni’s Recent Stories
Nation Apr 17New Amber Alert law for tribal lands honors slain Navajo girl
On Friday, President Donald Trump signed the AMBER Alert for Indian Country Act, which gives tribes direct access to federal grants to improve their technology and be able to post Amber Alerts on their own.
Nation Jan 21At Women’s Marches, a spotlight on missing and murdered Indigenous women
In a weekend of Women's Marches, families and friends across the country spotlighted missing and murdered Indigenous women and transgender people.
Nation Dec 04War whoops and hugs among ‘water protectors’ follow denied permit to Dakota Access
The decision is seen as a victory by the thousands of ‘water protectors’ who have journeyed to the North Dakota prairie to protest the energy project.
Nation Nov 03For Native ‘water protectors,’ Standing Rock protest has become fight for religious freedom, human rights
Two separate investigations are now underway reviewing Morton County’s response to the anti-pipeline protests over allegations of human rights abuses.
Nation Sep 10Standing Rock Sioux tribe claims small victory in pipeline battle
As a modern-day battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline unravels on the plains of North Dakota, the Standing Sioux tribe has embraced an order to halt the pipeline.