Controversy continues to overshadow the efforts of the National Congress of American Indians to advocate for the needs of tribes and their citizens.
The leader of the nation's largest inter-tribal organization is responding to controversy that arose at a White House tribal listening session.
A sacred Apache site is being threatened by a huge mining project in Arizona.
President Rodney Bordeaux of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe is weighing in on a White House tribal listening session that got ugly.
A bill recognizing Lakota, Dakota and Nakota as the official indigenous languages of South Dakota is moving forward.
A federal judge has dealt a setback to the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, whose homelands have long been the subject of controversy.


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

The late John Dingell, former Democratic Congressman from Michigan, was a supporter of tribal treaty rights and Indian health care.

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

The Trump administration's attempt to reset its troubled relationship with Indian Country got off to a rocky start after one tribe walked out on what was billed as a historic meeting.

The law that established the Administration for Native Americans is marking its 45th anniversary.

Catch up on the second and final day of the National Congress of American Indians winter session in Washington, D.C.

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.

The National Congress of American Indians is hearing from key members of Congress and senior federal officials at its executive council winter session in Washington, D.C.

With key Trump officials in the audience, the nation's largest and oldest inter-tribal advocacy group opened a historic week in Washington with a stinging rebuke of the president and his policies.

A cloud is hanging over the State of Indian Nations and the National Congress of American Indians but it's still looking like a banner week in Washington, D.C.

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

Cindy McCain has made unsubstantiated claims about children being trafficked in Indian Country.

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

Officials and residents are upset about the addition of sharp wire along the fence in their border community.

The Indian Child Welfare Act is under attack and tribes are pushing back after conservative and Christian groups joined the battle.

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.

The St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance distributed more than 100,000 pounds of food during three mobile drives for employees of TSA, Phoenix Indian Medical Center and the Grand Canyon.

The Indian Health Service has been without a permanent leader for four years.

After a somewhat disappointing start in the Trump era, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs continues to hit the ground running.

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

A clear alternative to the prevailing nihilism followed the president’s State of the Union address.

'There was just no depth in regard to assisting us in Indian Country,' the vice president of the Navajo Nation said of Donald Trump's address to Congress.

President Trump proudly displays a portrait of Andrew Jackson, the architect of Indian removal, at the White House.

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.

President Trump deserves the opportunity to address the American people on the pressing issues facing our country in a setting that is both visually magnificent and historically significant.

Americans deserve better than to foot the bill for the Green New Deal’s reckless, expensive, and unattainable goals.

David Bernhardt is a familiar figure in Indian Country, having served at the Department of the Interior in the George W. Bush era.

Feeling mocked by Catholic students during the historic Indigenous Peoples March, a Native elder offered to defuse tense fallout by holding a dialog in their hometown.

Citing Standing Rock as a driving force, Democrats in Congress are calling for a Green New Deal to address climate change and other issues.

Right on schedule, the Bureau of Indian Affairs has published its annual list of federally recognized tribes.