Mark Trahant is at the University of Alaska Anchorage where he serves as the Atwood Journalism Chair for 2013 and 2014. More about that here. He also blogs, posts often on Twitter (including daily news poems). Trahant was recently a Kaiser Media Fellow and is the former editor of the editorial page for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Mark is a member of Idaho’s Shoshone-Bannock Tribe and a former president of the Native American Journalists Association. He is the author of The Last Great Battle of the Indian Wars, about Henry Jackson, Forrest Gerard and the campaign for American Indian self-determination. 

 

Atwood Lecture: Mark Trahant begins a conversation about digital journalism by talking about diversity, Alaska Natives, Robert Maynard Hutchins and opportunity. (Keep the discussion going on Twitter, #AtwoodUAA )