Tristan Ahtone


Tristan Ahtone is  is a member of the Kiowa Tribe and is editor at large at Grist. Ahtone has served as editor-in-chief at the Texas Observer and associate editor for Indigenous affairs at High Country News. He has reported for PBS NewsHour, Frontline, National Native News, Wyoming Public Radio, Fronteras Desk, NPR, and Al Jazeera America. 

Ahtone's stories have won multiple honors, including investigative awards from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated and the Gannett Foundation. Ahtone was awarded a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard in 2017. He also serves as a board member for the Native American Journalists Association.

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