Alastair Bitsóí

Communications Director, Utah Diné Bikéyah

Alumnus of both Gonzaga University and New York University (NYU), Alastair (Diné) holds a dual Bachelors of Arts degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice and Master’s of Public Health. Alastair has held various communications positions, including with the Navajo Nation, and is a former reporter for the Navajo Times.

Alastair is speaking at

October 11, 2019
11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Room 302 (Longs Peak), 3rd Floor, Lory Student Center


  • Jodi Rave Spotted Bear (Moderator) Founder and Executive Director, Indigenous Media Freedom Alliance
  • Alastair Bitsóí (Speaker) Communications Director, Utah Diné Bikéyah
  • Jamie Folsom (Speaker) Independent Journalist and Instructor, Department of Journalism and Media Communication, Colorado State University
  • Kalen Goodluck (Speaker) Journalist and Photographer


Experienced reporters will share practical tips on how to cover Indigenous communities and produce culturally competent, high-impact work. From picking stories to maintaining relationships with communities, this panel will be ideal for newsrooms looking to cover tribal affairs effectively.

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