Tristan Ahtone

Native American Journalist Association

Tristan Ahtone is a writer, reporter, rabble-rouser and associate editor for tribal affairs at High Country News. A member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, Tristan also serves as president of the Native American Journalists Association, an organization that works to empower Indigenous journalists, defend free press, and advocate for ethical Indigenous coverage in mainstream media.

Pronunciation: Ahtone (ahh-tone) – Kiowa (rhymes with Iowa)