Jenni Monet is an independent journalist covering Indigenous Affairs in the U.S. and around the world.  Her work is most recognized for embedded and investigative coverage of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests at Standing Rock, North Dakota where she was named Journalist of the Year by the Newswomen's Club of New York.  She also authors the award-winning newsletter, Indigenously.  Monet holds an MA in international politics from Columbia Journalism School with a concentration in Indigenous human rights policy, and is Kawaik'a, a tribal citizen of Laguna Pueblo, Big Turkey clan - a Native nation in present-day New Mexico.

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