A powerful winter storm has stranded many emergency and medical personnel on the Pine Ridge Reservation, forcing tribal leaders to order non-essential traffic off the roads.
Many tribes still lack legal recognition and struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and the environment.
The House Committee on Appropriations continued an annual tradition by inviting Indian Country leaders to share their funding priorities with key members of Congress.
Keystone XL Pipeline opponents are joining forces with advocates of justice for missing and murdered indigenous women.
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chair Harold Frazier had an immediate response to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s announcement of bills to kneecap dissent over the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Gov. Kristi Noem (R) is putting the economic needs of a foreign company ahead of the future of South Dakota.


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

Indian Country, like other rural parts of the country, is right in the middle of changing times.

Representatives of tribal nations, Indian organizations and urban Indian providers from across the U.S. are presenting their funding priorities to Congress.

Democrats and watchdog groups are calling for an investigation into David Bernhardt, who has been tapped to lead the Department of the Interior by President Trump.

A public lands bill hailed as a 'true bipartisan success story' has cleared its final hurdle in Congress.

Efforts to increase tribal participation in water use decisions have fallen flat in the South Dakota Legislature.

A 698-page bill that helps tribes and Alaska Natives is on its way to President Trump for his signature.

A 698-page bill that helps tribes and Alaska Natives is on its way to President Trump for his signature.

The Confederated Salish are Kootenai Tribes are being left out of a deal pushed by opponents of a water rights settlement.

The FBI is working with tribes to identify and repatriate the remains of about 500 ancestors that were found at a farm in Indiana.

What border communities really need are solutions to address economic, health and climate problems — and the mesquite tree can help.

Federal misdemeanor charges have been dropped against four humanitarian aid workers who faced criminal convictions for their work along the U.S.-Mexico border.

'Justice has been served,' an attorney said after a judge dismissed an unusual lawsuit that targeted opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

It seems only western science can be championed as objective, reliable and neutral.

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is speaking out after a train carrying coal derailed on the reservation in northern Minnesota.

The Sitka Tribe is seeking Indian Country's support as it seeks to protect the herring fishery in southeast Alaska.

The so-called Green New Deal is here and its policy is the definition of socialism.

It’s the land that brings us together, the land that teaches relationship-based ways of knowing about the natural world and its food systems.

Immigration advocates and environmentalists say the real crisis is the border wall the president wants to build.

It’s very clear that conservatives have one plan for dealing with the popularity of the Green New Deal.

A sacred Apache site is being threatened by a huge mining project in Arizona.

Climate change has been really tough on tribes across the country, officials told the House Subcommittee for Indigenous People of the United States.

Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is leading a climate change hearing as chair of the House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey unveiled the 'Green New Deal' with goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.

Tribal and Native leaders will discuss how climate change affects their communities at a hearing on Capitol Hill.

Tribal nations are supporting legislation that would impact the route of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

A license for a Black Hills uranium mine will remain in place amid opposition from the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

In her new role as vice chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) spoke from the heart at a hearing on climate change.

The criminal cases connected to the Dakota Access Pipeline have concluded in North Dakota, two years after the Trump administration gave the final approval for the controversial project.

South Dakota Rep. Peri Pourier introduced a bill that would provide tribal oversight of cultural resources involved in state-permitted projects.

President Trump has failed to offer a budget for Indian Country programs but that doesn't mean Congress is shirking its trust and treaty responsibilities to tribal nations.