An agreement between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the federal government over long-disputed water rights is taking a major step forward.
Get ready for round two. A federal appeals court will take up the Indian Child Welfare Act on January 22, 2020.
Appearing in public with President Donald Trump can be toxic. How did it go for the tribal leaders who met with him at the White House?
The work of a Choctaw Nation artist inspired the name of a government-wide initiative aimed at addressing the crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans.
He didn't offend anyone. He didn't brag about himself. He didn't lash out at his opponents. He was just the president, among a group of tribal leaders.
Before the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, more than a quarter of American Indian and Alaska Native children were removed from their homes.


Through two top cabinet officials, the Trump administration has signaled its support for a proposed settlement of the reserved water right claims of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

A new book traces the path of pan-Native activism.

Efforts to protect Native women and children from violence and to address the crisis of missing, murdered and trafficked Native Americans are being thrust into fresh partisan rancor on Capitol Hill.

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs had a busy day, taking up #MMIW legislation and Native veterans issues.

Tribal leaders went before Congress to demand the government address longstanding problems in Indian Country – and not for the first time.

With expanded protections for Native women and children still in doubt on Capitol Hill, key lawmakers are advancing legislation to address the crisis of the missing and murdered in tribal communities.

The Acoma Shield is finally coming home after years in legal and political limbo.

Citizens of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation are suing leaders of their tribe for allegedly trespassing on their land.

A bipartisan bill to address child abuse and neglect in tribal communities has the support of Indian Country organizations.

The battle over the Indian Child Welfare Act is far from over as tribes continue to defend the landmark law in the courts.

As tribal representatives took part in Keystone XL expansion hearings in South Dakota, the original pipeline erupted in neighboring North Dakota.

The nation's highest court continues to keep Indian Country in the dark when it comes to one of the most contentious cases in recent history.

An aging power plant that has provided jobs and revenues to the Hopi Tribe and the Navajo Nation is finally shutting down for good.

Fawn Sharp grew up steeped in the tribal activist culture of the Pacific Northwest.

Partisan presidential politics are affecting Indian Country's legislative agenda.

Funding for the popular Johnson O'Malley Program might actually increase thanks to a new count of Indian students.

The ethically challenged acting director of the Bureau of Land Management made a tense appearance at the Society of Environmental Journalists conference to discuss his radical record.

Democrats on Capitol Hill are vowing to secure permanent protections for ancestral tribal territory after winning initial passage of legislation to stop energy development on sacred lands in two states.

Tribal leaders are still paying close attention to the nation's highest court despite a slowdown in cases affecting Indian Country's interests.

A bill to provide a safe and stable homeland for the Prairie Island Indian Community has been introduced in the 116th Congress.

The diminished power of the Trump administration's face of Indian Affairs was on strong display as tribal leaders opened one of their biggest meetings of the year.

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.