The backers of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline are seeking to double operations in North Dakota.
A five-year-old girl from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe died after being swept away in a creek on the reservation.
Riley Briones, Jr. was only 17 years old when he was accused of leading a gang that 'terrorized' the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.
Manny Red Bear taught the Lakota language for 25 years until his contract was terminated by the Bureau of Indian Education.
It's still anyone's guess why the nation's highest court postponed a decision in one of the most consequential Indian law cases in recent history.
The disappearance and murder of indigenous girls and women in Canada is a genocide that the government is responsible for.


Arizona's largest city, known for its high rate of police shootings, continues to roll out body cameras to 2,000 first responders.

The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is gearing up for more activity following the recent holiday recess.

An Oglala Sioux man wants his freedom after serving nearly 30 years in the South Dakota State penitentiary system.

Drawing inspiration from the late Frank LaMere, Native activists are taking aim at the seemingly endless cycle of addiction and poverty.

Federal recognition, tribal homelands and compensation for Native Americans exposed to uranium await further action in the nation's capital.

Gaylen D. Lee, an elder and historian from the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians, was killed at his home in California.

There is no question that James McKinney murdered two people in 1991. But should he be put to death for it?

Online lending businesses owned by the Lac Vieux Desert Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa Indians are entitled to sovereign immunity, a federal appeals court ruled.

All across the country many tribes are calling for reform of their respective constitutions.

The 2020 Census was going forward without a U.S. citizenship question. Until someone tweeted otherwise.

The nation's highest court threw Indian Country for a loop on the final day of a blockbuster term for tribal rights.

Tribal leaders are seeking support for bills that would guarantee water to their people in Arizona, Utah and New Mexico.

The nation's highest court made Indian Country wait a really, really long time for a decision in one of most consequential cases in recent history.

Water rights for the Navajo Nation, the Hualapai Tribe and Pueblo tribes are being taken up on Capitol Hill.

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is battling the Trump administration in a lawsuit that will stay in the nation's capital.

For more than 100 years, Native children in Maine were removed from their homes by state authorities and placed with White families in an attempt to erase their indigenous identity.

Is the nation's highest court on Indian time? It sure looks like it, judging by the wait for a decision in a highly-anticipated case.

When you litigate, it indeed becomes much harder to legislate.

Despite continued court delays, confidence remains high among the young people -- including Native youth -- suing the government for its support of fossil fuels.

One by one, members of the community stepped up to the microphone at the City Council meeting, some trembling and angry.

A former Democratic Congressman employed by the Chickasaw Nation is being accused of taking part in a attempted coup at the largest gun lobby.

Observances and ceremonies for sacred places will be held across the land on the Summer Solstice.

A new law opposed by Native activists and water protectors is being contested in federal court.

The Trump administration came under fire for showing up unprepared to a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs despite being notified a month ago.

The fight against the long-delayed Keystone XL Pipeline is far from over despite a recent setback in the courts.

Undocumented immigrants and their families are being told to start preparing for possible deportation following a tweet from President Donald Trump.

L. Jace Killsback, a former president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, has pleaded guilty to federal fraud and conspiracy charges.

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.

A couple held at police gunpoint after their 4-year-old daughter allegedly shoplifted from a dollar store said officials haven't done enough to make up for the terrifying incident.

It only took 194 days for the Supreme Court to issue one sovereignty decision. Where's the other one?