Manny Red Bear taught the Lakota language for 25 years until his contract was terminated by the Bureau of Indian Education.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is gearing up for more activity following the recent holiday recess.
Aging roads, bridges and facilities in tribal communities are in need of critical improvements, maintenance and outright replacement.
The Teacher Institute program gives educators a better understanding of American Indian history, culture and art.
Winona 'Hawatay' Mitchell Caramony was the oldest living Omaha tribal citizen and one of her tribe’s last fluent speakers.
Democrats are holding their first presidential debates but the candidates most familiar with Indian issues are not participating.


A new marker recognizes the ancestral home of the Ho-Chunk, acknowledges the circumstances that led to their forced removal, and honors the tribe's history of resistance and resilience.

Rael Trosper’s short life has been touched by the kind of trauma and loss that would send others into a tailspin.

Marty Waukazoo is arguably the greatest basketball player the Lakota nation has ever produced.

Democrats are hoping to avoid another shutdown of the federal government, like the one that crippled tribal and urban Indian communities earlier in the year.

Bills addressing the sovereign rights of tribes, aging Indian schools and the history of Ponca people are moving forward on Capitol Hill.

Two studies published in the journal Nature attempt to shed light on the genetic origins of American Indians, Alaska Natives and other Native peoples

The federal government is failing to meet its trust and treaty obligations, according to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

In the first two years of the Trump presidency, complaints of wrongdoing, corruption, fraud and misuse of funds increased 16 percent at the agency with the most responsibilities in Indian Country.

Activists are calling for the removal of a mural at a public high school in California. Two professors say it should stay up.

A superintendent at a Bureau of Indian Education school was terminated for sexual harassment after several women came forward.

Sexual harassment in Indian Country is an inconvenient and deeply uncomfortable truth

'People don’t know our history, and sometimes our people don’t even know our own history.'

A long-overdue update to the popular Johnson O'Malley Indian education program is finally on the horizon.

Chantelle Blue Arm almost didn't attend graduation ceremonies for her master's degree.

I speak as an abused boarding school survivor. I was there; I saw it, I felt it, and I recovered from it.

We have to keep in mind the fact that our Lakota language was targeted for obliteration.

'No more of our children should die due to negligence of the schools,' a grieving parent says.

Three-fourths of Bureau of Indian Affairs roads are unpaved, leaving schools on reservations to spend money on frequent maintenance for the buses that have to travel those roads.

Frank LaMere was arrested for protesting the sale of liquor in a community near the Pine Ridge Reservation. Now his work is being celebrated.

Bills affecting Indian education, treaty rights and water rights are moving forward on Capitol Hill.

Steve Turner honors his heritage, pharmacy career, and love of country music.

The Trump administration claims its controversial reorganization won't apply to Indian Country. But tribes are still being affected by it.

Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney, and her new boss, Secretary David Bernhardt, are on Capitol Hill to talk about the Trump administration's budget.

For 26 years, Freddie Yazzie has driven school buses for a quiet community on the Navajo Nation.

I know one thing: we must not cede our rights to be heard and to demand justice.

I dropped out of school while so many went on to become 'educated,' or is it appropriate to say assimilated.

Sequoyah High School remains the educational home for our youth and is a magnet for the best and brightest in Cherokee Nation and Indian Country.

Tribes and lawmakers support forward funding for Indian Country but the Trump administration is not on board.

Lawmakers heard competing views about the controversial initiative. One from a tribal leader. The other from the Trump administration.

Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney is back on Capitol Hill for her second hearing as the Trump administration's face of Indian policy.