Several students who participated in last year’s Borderlines project from The NewsHouse won National Native Media Awards from the Native American Journalists Association for their stories from the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation territory that spans the U.S.-Canada border in northern New York.
Winners will be announced in an online ceremonyThursday, Oct. 15.
Best News Story
First Place: Molly Gibbs & Rebecca Lan: Unwelcome at Home: Borders challenge Haudenosaunee identity, sovereignty
Best Feature Story
Third Place: Gabe Stern & Dan Lyon: Hole in the Wall: Inside the American Legion on the border
Honorable Mention: Lauren Miller: A foot in two worlds
Second Place: Lauren Miller: A foot in two worlds
Third Place: Dan Lyon: Post 1479 fights to honor those who served