Indian Country turned out in full force to defend the sovereignty of tribal nations and their most valuable asset — their children.
Big changes are in the works at an urban Indian Health Service hospital in South Dakota. Did you know about it?
The body of Selena Faye Not Afraid, a 16-year-old from the Crow Tribe, was found nearly three weeks after she went missing in Montana.
Access to health care has been a challenge for Native American veterans for decades, and they suffer some of the worst health outcomes
Tribes with treaty rights affected by the Keystone XL Pipeline continue to contest water permits for the controversial project.
Republicans in Montana are once again trying to derail a long-awaited water rights settlement for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.


After an end-of-year push that saw Indian Country's legislative agenda gain widespread attention thanks to a presidential tweet, more pro-tribal bills are being teed up for action on Capitol Hill.

An Arizona company wants to build two massive hydroelectric projects on the Little Colorado River, threatening sacred tribal lands.

An opening prayer welcomes 75 Native American men and women from across the nation, gathered at a hotel to learn how to use tradition to heal from trauma – and to help others heal, too.

Time, distance and technology limitations are among the reasons Native Americans may be the most difficult demographic to count in the upcoming census.

An Indian Health Service dispute has escalated with a lawsuit and a prominent citizen of the Blackfeet Nation accusing the federal agency of putting the lives of his fellow people at risk.

Anyone wondering why the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to be taking its time with one of the most closely-watched controversies in Indian Country history finally got a glimpse with the addition of a new case to the docket.

With Democrats prepared to impeach President Donald Trump, lawmakers continue to advance legislation to benefit Indian Country's interests.

A federal appeals court panel grappled with how – or why – convicted Navajo double-murderer Lezmond Mitchell could question jurors from his trial 16 years ago about possible racial bias in their deliberations.

Sens. Steve Daines and Jon Tester announced the introduction of a long-awaited bill that would settle a century-old dispute over water rights between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the state and federal governments.

Bureau of Land Management employees in Washington have to decide whether to accept a transfer out West – a move that some advocates and former bureau managers see as an attempt at 'dismantling' the agency.

What a difference a strong nominee makes when it comes to Indian Country's health and wellness.

On November 20, 1969, activists from tribes across North America took back Alcatraz Island for Indigenous people. They called it Indianland.

After waiting more than 15 years, the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians finally has land in trust.

The story behind the story of tribal self-determination and the politics of Indian Country's remarkable journey towards self-rule cannot be told without Dr. Jim Wilson as a central figure.

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is advancing legislation and taking testimony from one of President Donald Trump's nominees.

It took awhile in this era of divided government but the first stand-alone Indian bill of the 116th Congress is one step closer to becoming law.

The Bureau of Land Management relocation to Colorado reflects a widespread pattern of destabilization under Donald Trump.

Cronkite News recently went to Window Rock, capital of the Navajo Nation, to see what Navajos are saying about impeachment.

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.