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Welcome to Teachings, a place to share the collective wisdom of journalists about reporting in Indigenous communities. You’ll find tips on what to do, and what not to do, from reporters who have been there and done that.

Is there something about Indigenous peoples you wish someone had taught you before you dashed out the newsroom door? Have you learned any tricks to navigating an Indigenous story through newsroom politics?

Share your advice here, along with a link to the story that inspired it. (The story need not be an award-winner. Sometimes, stories that don’t work out teach us the most important lessons.)

Your teaching can help make our journalism better.

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