The Lac Courte Oreilles Band, the largest local employer, will no longer employ random drug tests or screen for marijuana.
The Cupeño people survived near genocide and forced removal. They may not be able to overcome disenrollment and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Chuck Hoskin Jr. will be taking over as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation.
A bill aimed at improving repatriation policies in California has been shelved amid outcry from Native activists and some tribes.
A historic indigenous resistance is unfolding on the Big Island of Hawaii, where thousands have descended on Mauna Kea, a sacred Native site.
The Prairie Island Indian Community continues efforts to provide a safe and stable homeland for its people.


Ballot tallies could be flown out of the Havasupai Reservation for the 2020 election.

We cannot afford to keep kicking the can down the road and passing bills off to the next generation.

The U.S. House of Representatives wrapped up its legislative activity before heading into the August work period, and I am proud to report that lawmakers ended on a high note.

Republican pushed an immigration bill through a party-line vote after preventing Democrats from offering amendments to it.

Indigenous communities are pressing politicians to see that native visibility, voices and votes matter.

The Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum continues to grow as more Democratic candidates reach out to Native voters early in the 2020 election cycle.

Voters of the White Earth Nation are going to the polls to elect a new chairman.

A Donald Trump 'superfan' who falsely claimed he was connected to the Seminole Tribe was sentenced to 20 years for mailing pipe bombs to critics of the president.

Attacking one of the only two Native women in Congress doesn't pay off within Democratic circles.

After being accused of enforcing 'state sponsored genocide' against his fellow people, an Indian lawmaker plans to change a repatriation bill in order to include all tribes in California.

New books tackle tough issues related to climate change, extinction, Indigenous sovereignty, ocean conservation and a whole lot more.

We may be in the beginning stages of the process that could remove the president.

For too long, partisan politics have taken the Native Vote and needs of Indian Country for granted.

As the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates hit the stage for their second round of debates, some of the hopefuls are sitting down with tribal leaders.

Advocates will continue to fight the use of federal funds for the construction of a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.

A Catholic school student plans to appeal after a $250 million libel lawsuit against The Washington Post was thrown out of court.

Why are fellow Indigenous Americans being detained on their ancestral land?

A House panel grilled Trump administration officials over migrant family separations and conditions at border detention facilities, but the hearing produced more partisan sparks than answers.

Mexico alone has nearly five times that number of people of Native ancestry than the U.S. and Canada combined.

Lezmond Mitchell, the only Native American on federal death row, is being put to death on December 11, 2019, according to the Department of Justice.

A new lawsuit blames the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for encouraging Indigenous resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

The 2020 Democratic presidential field is a crowded one. Some candidates are distinguishing themselves in Indian Country.

Five years after a hospital for veterans made headlines for falsifying patient wait time records, officials promoted a 'tremendous transformation.'

A bill to help tribes address the impacts of climate change is up for its first hearing in the 116th Congress.

The Indian Health Service has a trust and treaty responsibility to provide proper health care to tribal members and it continues to fail in its duty.

As Donald Trump agrees reluctantly to respect the Supreme Court, he follows a long-ago legal victory of the Cherokee Nation.

'They are telling everyone in this country that it’s ok for people to go hungry,' Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) said after the Trump administration announced tighter food stamp guidelines.

A bill to repeal a termination-era law that affects citizens of the Spirit Lake Nation is being advanced by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

The $725 million backlog in maintenance at Indian schools is just the tip of the iceberg.

The drama that has been Washington gets a two-year break after the president and leaders in Congress reach a budget deal.