NAJA announces William Prince as 2023 National Native Media Conference After-Awards performer

The Native American Journalists Association will host After-Awards concert featuring live music

NORMAN, Okla. — The Native American Journalists Association is celebrating its milestone 40th year anniversary with a live performance by songwriter William Prince at the 2023 National Native Media Conference After-Awards show Aug. 12.

William Prince, known for his baritone voice, was taught to play music by his father. He grew up on Peguis First Nation, but now lives in Winnipeg. He had his Grand Ole Opry debut in February and released his latest album ‘Stand in the Joy’ in April. 

He will perform at the National Native Media Awards at the After-Awards Concert on Saturday, Aug. 12 at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg following the banquet. Discounted conference registration rates for NAJA members and general attendees are available through June 30, 2023.

About William Prince
William Prince approaches the big questions with humility and curiosity, and his songwriting is a masterclass in skilful simplicity. Since his JUNO Award win in 2017, Prince’s momentum has continued to build, with each new album adding depth and dimension to an exceptional body of work that has received international acclaim. From national network television appearances, top tier media coverage and performances at major international festivals, Prince has become one of the country’s most respected and celebrated songwriters.

About NAJA
The Native American Journalists Association serves more than 900 members, including media professionals working in tribal, freelance, independent and mainstream news outlets, as well as academia and students covering Indigenous communities and representing tribal nations from across North America.

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