The backer of the Keystone XL Pipeline is seeking permits to draw nearly 167 million gallons of water from rivers in South Dakota.
This is our ancestral food, this is indigenous food. It’s what we need, it’s worth cooking right and it’s forever worth protecting.
Bills affecting Indian education, treaty rights and water rights are moving forward on Capitol Hill.
It took riders 10 hours to reach remote families stranded in the aftermath of the 'bomb cyclone' that devastated the Pine Ridge Reservation.
The Yurok Tribe is asserting its sovereignty with the passage of a new hemp law.
The 2018 Farm Bill opened the doors for farmers to grow hemp as an agricultural commodity.


A record number of Native Americans, including Native women, are seeking seats in the U.S. Congress. Here are the active candidates.

Addressing climate change in Indigenous contexts requires leadership from Indigenous peoples, communities, organizations and governments.

Indigenous leaders call climate change an urgent threat that requires a global response. But that idea was trashed by the Trump administration.

The Trump administration’s position on the Arctic raises so many questions about Indigenous governance (and knowledge).

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) knows exactly why the Oglala Sioux Tribe banned from the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Four people have died in or near Grand Canyon National Park in the last five weeks, but officials say that isn’t unusual.

Extinction is the new normal, according to a new report that draws on Indigenous and local knowledge.

Our project, MappingBack, envisions mapping as a weapon and tactic to resist extractive industries on Indigenous lands.

A voyage around the world offered a new generation of Hawaiians lessons about Earth’s uncertain future.

The Climate Action Now Act would require the U.S. to meet the obligations of a global climate change accord.

Tribal-state relations continue to erode in South Dakota, barely four months after a Republican governor was sworn into office.

Rick Desautel, a Colville veteran who lives in the U.S., has once again won the right to hunt on ancestral territory across the border.

An organization focused on increasing energy independence for American Indians is helping to bring light, jobs and new opportunities to tribal communities.

A court settlement over radioactive and toxic uranium mining waste abandoned in the Black Hills will help the Navajo Nation with a new health study.

The Sogorea Te Land Trust is working to create an alternative land base for Indigenous people in California’s East Bay.

When big cats cross from one country into another, they can fall victim to wildlife traffickers, drug cartels, highways and more emerging threats.

Arizona isn’t known as a big oil producing state, like Texas and North Dakota, but what oil is produced here is on Navajo land.

Amateur white American archaeologists and collectors are still influenced by the right of conquest mentality.

Lawmakers are getting back to work after an extended recess and their schedule is jam-packed with Indian Country happenings.

The Department of Homeland Security is waiving dozens of environmental, health and other laws to clear the way for construction of border barriers.

Nearly two decades after the first executive order on tribal consultation, the federal government is still struggling to meet their trust and treaty responsibilities.

The Ramapough Lenape Nation is fighting for its right to use ancestral land for ceremonies and other purposes.

Tribes played a critical role in the negotiation of a multi-state drought plan that is about to become law.

An end to infighting is in sight if we can stand and see it beginning with the demanding what is ours.

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation's sovereign boundaries and the Crow Tribe's treaty rights are at stake before the highest court in the land.

Pueblo and Navajo leaders are testifying about the need to protect ancestral lands in New Mexico.

Authorities in Texas have shut down the Caddo Mounds State Historic Site after a tornado struck during a festival attended by citizens of the Caddo Nation.

With David Bernhardt at the helm, the Department of the Interior has been one disaster after another, tribes and their advocates assert.

Eight telescopes around the world, including one on sacred Mount Graham in Arizona, were used to capture the first images of a black hole.

With backing from one of the first Native women in Congress, tribes are calling for a permanent ban on energy development on ancestral territory.

The Nez Perce Tribe is seeking volunteers and supplies due to heavy flooding on the reservation.