The Intercontinental Cry Indigenous Reporting Award (ICIRA) is now accepting pitches for urgent and under-reported stories that center on indigenous rights in the United States.
Two reporters who submit a winning pitch will receive a $750 CAD grant to cover their expenses.
Anyone in the United States can apply; however, pitches will only be accepted until May 31, 2019.
Please send an email to Intercontinentalcry@gmail.com with the following information:
In order for a story to be published it must:
The ICIRA grant program provides financial support to help reporters cover powerful stories that need international exposure. It is made possible through a partnership with the US-based Center for World Indigenous Studies and the Swiss-based human rights organization Incomindios.
Indigenous Peoples are putting their bodies on the line and it's our responsibility to make sure you know why. That takes time, expertise and resources - and we're up against a constant tide of misinformation and distorted coverage. By supporting IC you're empowering the kind of journalism we need, at the moment we need it most.