Tristan Ahtone is a member of the Kiowa Tribe and is editor-in-chief at the Texas Observer. He has reported for multiple outlets including PBS NewsHour, National Native News, NPR, Al Jazeera America and High Country News, where he served as Indigenous Affairs editor. Tristan’s stories have won multiple honors, including investigative awards from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated and the Gannett Foundation. He additionally was awarded a Nieman Fellowship to study at Harvard University in 2017. Tristan is a director of the Muckrock Foundation and is a former president of the Native American Journalists Association.
Texas Draws Criticism With Plan to Lure Tourists to Sites Where Indigenous People Were Banished
Co-published with the Texas Observer and The Guardian. Nations once exterminated or displaced are now being asked to help bring in tourism dollars.
The Anti-Indigenous Handbook
Co-published with the Texas Observer. Across the globe, anti-Indigenous organizations work to undermine the collective rights of Indigenous peoples. This collection of reports reveals some of the …