The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on two tribal bills.
The University of Wyoming College of Law is hosting two public events focusing on water contamination on one reservation and and a treaty rights case recently decided by the Supreme Court.
With a growing number of communities celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day, another Democratic presidential candidate announced plans to improve the government's relationship with the first Americans.
'The false religious doctrine of Christian discovery was used by the United States to perpetuate crimes of genocide and forced displacement against Native Peoples.'
So what's going on with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation case? No one knows.
All of Indian Country is waiting on the U.S. Supreme Court to do what is morally and legally right.


A federal jury convicted former Indian Health Service pediatrician Stanley Patrick Weber of all 11 criminal counts for sexually abusing four boys on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

After more than 17 years of litigation through three presidential administrations, the Quapaw Nation has emerged victorious in court.

Leaders of the Navajo Nation are eager to show how uranium mining continues to affect their people as they host a key member of Congress.

The Cherokee people have spent generations surviving and persevering through a series of federal policies that conspire to destroy our government, break up our families and relegate our people to the pages of history.

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Fort Belknap Indian Community are defending their treaty rights against the Trump administration's push for the Keystone XL Pipeline.

One of the first Native women in Congress and a 2020 candidate for president, have teamed up on a comprehensive Indian Country legislative proposal.

Steve Bullock, a Democratic candidate for president, sat down with Indian Country Today for a wide-ranging interview, the first of its kind for a Native newsroom.

The federal government has treaty and trust responsibilities to tribal governments, including the protection of tribal cultural resources.

Does the Trump administration support funding the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service ahead of time?

A bill that would help tribes address the effects of climate change in coastal areas is advancing for the first time.

Every tribe has one treasure it must protect from plunder, a treasure that dwarfs all other treasures combined — tribal sovereignty.

A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to fund the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education and the Indian Health Service ahead of time.

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the Fort Belknap Indian Community are fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline in court.

Key lawmakers questioned the Trump administration's efforts to address missing and murdered indigenous women – and they weren’t always satisfied with the answers.

The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians can acquire homelands over the objections of a much larger and more politically engaged tribe, a federal appeals court ruled.

After tribal citizens roundly rejected draft permits to provide Black Hills water to a foreign uranium mine project, the Environmental Protection Agency revised the wording for a new comment period.

The Indigenous battles against Keystone XL and Dakota Access have finally emerged as a critical component of the 2020 presidential campaign.

Time is running out for landowners on the Navajo Nation who want to take part in the second round of a $1.9 billion federal program.

The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians do not have a treaty-established reservation in Michigan, a federal judge ruled.

The Mattaponi Tribe is nearly doubling the size of its land holdings in Virginia.

From freeing Indian activist Leonard Peltier to improving Indian health care, the 2020 candidates for president didn't run from the difficult issues at the historic Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum.

With a prominent Indian Country figure as a supporter, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is promising major changes in the federal-tribal relationship.

Native Hawaiians and other Indigenous peoples need more authority in the federal and state project processes that affect them.

The Ute Tribal Business Committee appreciates the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s efforts to establish a new policy promoting the direct collection of eagle feathers found on tribal lands.

Urban Indian patients are suing the federal government to ensure their care remains in the hands of the Indian Health Service.

Bald and golden eagle remains that are found in Indian Country will be able to stay there under a new policy adopted by the federal government.

Tribal leaders and advocates celebrated after an appeals court rebuffed opponents of the Indian Child Welfare Act in one of the most contentious cases in recent history.

The Cupeño people survived near genocide and forced removal. They may not be able to overcome disenrollment and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

The late attorney Arthur Lazarus, Jr., handled the Sioux Nation's landmark claim to the Black Hills.

If we are to break the chains of 'federal trust' and colonial 'paternalism' we must know our opponents and have a strong command of our collective histories.