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Bryan Newland: Donald Trump's radical view of federal Indian law Bryan Newland: Donald Trump's radical view of federal Indian law (07/29)
Donald Trump’s most notable comments about Indian tribes reveal that he does not draw the distinction between the racial and political identities of Indian people.
Indian Country again shares stage on final night of Democratic National Convention Indian Country again shares stage on final night of Democratic National Convention (07/29)
A tribal leader helped deliver the invocation and a Native lawmaker took the stage on a historic night for presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
Native Democrats make urgent case for Hillary Clinton as president Native Democrats make urgent case for Hillary Clinton as president (07/28)
Native citizens warned of disaster should Republican rival Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
Mark Trahant: The story is far from over for Senator Bernie Sanders Mark Trahant: The story is far from over for Senator Bernie Sanders (07/28)
It’s clear that Sanders travels to Indian Country changed him. His observations and experiences are bound to stir reform.
Recap: Native American Council at Democratic National Convention Recap: Native American Council at Democratic National Convention (07/27)
More than 100 Native Democrats and their allies gathered for their last session at the party's convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Indian Country shares spotlight at Democratic National Convention Indian Country shares spotlight at Democratic National Convention (07/27)
The roll call included some historic firsts -- Deb Haaland in traditional Pueblo dress and Shawn Bordeaux speaking the Lakota language.
Indian Country makes presence known at Democratic convention Indian Country makes presence known at Democratic convention (07/26)
Whether it was a hospitality tent hosted by the Cherokee Nation or meetings among American Indian and Alaska Native delegates, Democrats expressed pride in their prominent roles within the party.
Native Sun News: Tribes honor author of Indian Child Welfare Act Native Sun News: Tribes honor author of Indian Child Welfare Act (07/26)
The author of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 and former-South Dakota State Senator, James Abourezk was recognized and honored this week by the Tribal Interior Budget Council.
Tim Giago: Questioning the motto of GOP candidate Donald Trump Tim Giago: Questioning the motto of GOP candidate Donald Trump (07/26)
When Trump proclaims he is going to 'Make America Great Again' he needs to consider the America that was not so great to Indians, Blacks, Asians, and Hispanics and all of the other Americans that were different.
Native American Council meets at Democratic National Convention Native American Council meets at Democratic National Convention (07/25)
More than 100 Native Democrats and their allies gathered for the session on the first day of the party's convention in Pennsylvania.
Police officer cleared for fatal shooting of Navajo Nation woman Police officer cleared for fatal shooting of Navajo Nation woman (07/25)
Loreal Juana Barnell Tsingine was killed on March 27 in Winslow, Arizona, a community near the reservation.
Native Sun News: Tribal advocate focuses on Great Plains efforts Native Sun News: Tribal advocate focuses on Great Plains efforts (07/25)
A. Gay Kingman has done more than her share of work to bring unity and strength to the tribes of the Great Sioux Nation.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Donald Trump and his campaign of hatred Doug George-Kanentiio: Donald Trump and his campaign of hatred (07/25)
The Republican convention in which Donald Trump was nominated as the party's candidate for president was remarkable for its anger, its animosity and outright hatred directed towards Hillary Clinton
Blackfeet Nation swears in leaders and looks to a new future Blackfeet Nation swears in leaders and looks to a new future (07/22)
The tribal council in its current form would no longer exist under a new constitution that's being considered on the Montana reservation.
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump promises a world with no treaties Mark Trahant: Donald Trump promises a world with no treaties (07/22)
An extraordinary promise to break treaties. That’s the haunting metaphor from Donald Trump’s Republican acceptance speech.
Donald Trump closes Republican convention that left out Indian Country Donald Trump closes Republican convention that left out Indian Country (07/22)
Tribes sent representatives and some tribal citizens were there too but Indian Country was missing from the big picture.
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump's Republican convention is one big failure Mark Trahant: Donald Trump's Republican convention is one big failure (07/21)
Three explosive words: Vote your conscience.
Tribes in Connecticut sponsor cruise for Republican delegates Tribes in Connecticut sponsor cruise for Republican delegates (07/21)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are wooing Democrats too.
Tribal lobbyist not buying Donald Trump's message of change Tribal lobbyist not buying Donald Trump's message of change (07/21)
Michael Anderson on business as usual in Washington: 'The political and influence class is going on as before.'
Richard Moe: Protect sacred and ancestral sites at Bears Ears Richard Moe: Protect sacred and ancestral sites at Bears Ears (07/20)
Bears Ears represents the most important and intact array of unprotected cultural resources on federal land.
Donald Trump officially named Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump officially named Republican presidential nominee (07/20)
The Alaska delegation -- which includes at least one Native citizen -- erupted in anger after all of the state's votes were given to the real estate mogul.
Lobbyist Holly Cook Macarro raises big sums for Hillary Clinton Lobbyist Holly Cook Macarro raises big sums for Hillary Clinton (07/20)
The Red Lake Nation citizen bundled $431,000 for the Hillary Victory Fund.
Bill John Baker: An endorsement for Hillary Clinton for president Bill John Baker: An endorsement for Hillary Clinton for president (07/20)
As President, Hillary Clinton will continue an active dialogue with tribal governments.
Clara Caufield: Indian people too often vote with our stomachs Clara Caufield: Indian people too often vote with our stomachs (07/20)
We should be very interested in other elections because simply, those folks control the money, especially for essential human service programs on reservations
Field hearing set on trauma and mental health in Indian Country Field hearing set on trauma and mental health in Indian Country (07/19)
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is heading to Bismarck, North Dakota, in August.
Lakota Country Times: No call to fully fund Indian Health Service Lakota Country Times: No call to fully fund Indian Health Service (07/19)
South Dakota Rep. Kristi Noem's fix to health care in Indian Country was debated last week on Capitol Hill.
Republican who goes against tribes credits 'civilization' to White people Republican who goes against tribes credits 'civilization' to White people (07/19)
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) questioned whether non-Whites have contributed to advances in society.
President Obama endorses land-into-trust foe in Senate contest in California President Obama endorses land-into-trust foe in Senate contest in California (07/19)
As attorney general of California, Kamala Harris has repeatedly fought tribes on land-into-trust issues.
Republicans unveil platform and project inclusion at convention Republicans unveil platform and project inclusion at convention (07/19)
Republicans failed to offer any new policy goals for Indian Country, adopting a platform nearly identical to their 2012 effort.
Sovereignty at issue in debates over genetically modified foods Sovereignty at issue in debates over genetically modified foods (07/18)
Food sovereignty in Indian Country is at play as the debate over genetically modified foods continues on legal and political fronts.
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump's Republicans carry the banner for more coal Mark Trahant: Donald Trump's Republicans carry the banner for more coal (07/18)
Republican platforms often include statements on federal Indian policy and much of the party’s focus right now is on energy.
Colville Tribes seat new leadership following death of chairman Colville Tribes seat new leadership following death of chairman (07/15)
Michael Marchand will lead the Washington tribe following the unexpected passing of Jim Boyd i June 2016.
Senate passes bill to update tribal employment grant program Senate passes bill to update tribal employment grant program (07/15)
S.1443 updates the 477 Program that helps tribes consolidate employment, education and training-related grants.
Senate passes land-into-trust measures for two Oregon tribes Senate passes land-into-trust measures for two Oregon tribes (07/15)
The bills benefit the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians and the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.
Tribes gear up for fight over protections for sacred land in Utah Tribes gear up for fight over protections for sacred land in Utah (07/15)
The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition is battling Republican politicians over a proposed national monument.

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