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Indians of All Tribes celebrates 50th anniversary of Alcatraz takeover
Veterans of the 1969 occupation of Alcatraz Island will return to the site of the historic takeover.
Trump administration weighs new headquarters for Bureau of Land Management
Is newly-confirmed Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt about to present a nice gift to his home state of Colorado?
Harold Frazier: Keystone XL Pipeline threatens treaty territory
This land is not the land of the free, ask any Indian.
Congressional panel focuses on 'Broken Promises' report on Indian Country
The federal government is failing to meet its trust and treaty obligations, according to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on Indian legislation
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on tribal homelands and tribal treaty bills.
Indian Country endures another long wait for Supreme Court decision
It's been more than six months since oral arguments in a closely-watched tribal case but who's counting?
Tribes back bill to ban new uranium mining around Grand Canyon
Fresh off one policy strike against the Trump administration, tribes and Democrats in Congress are looking to score another.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples takes up tribal homelands legislation
Land bills for tribes in California, Minnesota and Washington, plus a bill affecting a disputed treaty in Oregon, are on the Capitol Hill agenda.
Complaints of wrongdoing at Department of the Interior on the rise in the Trump era
In the first two years of the Trump presidency, complaints of wrongdoing, corruption, fraud and misuse of funds increased 16 percent at the agency with the most responsibilities in Indian Country.
Trump administration offers another concession to tribes after loss in court
The Trump administration's 'energy dominance' agenda is once again facing a reckoning in Indian Country.
Supreme Court enters final stretch with no new Indian law cases on docket
It looks like Indian Country can rest easy for now, with no new cases added to the U.S. Supreme Court's docket.
Leader of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces recall election
A recall petition against Chairman Cedric Cromwell of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has been certified.
Shinnecock Nation debuts first electronic billboard amid opposition
The Shinnecock Nation is asserting sovereignty in New York, drawing complaints and threats of litigation along the way.
Supreme Court winds down surprising term with two wins for tribal treaties
Justice Neil Gorsuch has helped tribes win in two cases so far. He's locked out of a third but experts are sensing a sea change on the nation's highest court.
Protections for Native women in limbo amid party divisions in Congress
A bill to protect Native women from violence and address the #MMIW crisis has stalled on Capitol Hill.
Trump order hinders tribal energy contracts despite preference in federal law
Federal agencies spent about $6 billion on energy for their facilities in 2017 yet tribes are being passed over for contracts.
Tribal land bills advance despite damage caused by Trump's 'racist' tweet
A tweet from the White House hasn't completely derailed Indian Country. But it caused significant damage.
Budget hearing focuses on public safety funding in Indian Country
It's the Department of Justice's turn to present its budget to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs set to advance three bills at meeting
Bills affecting Indian education, treaty rights and water rights are moving forward on Capitol Hill.
'I came from the White House': Trump tweet coincides with Indian Affairs meeting
Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney was at the White House but won't say whether tribal legislation came up before President Trump tweeted about it.
United South and Eastern Tribes: Indian Country can't be 'asleep at the wheel'
Once again, encapsulated within a 24 word tweet today, President Trump has demonstrated his authentic disrespect and disregard towards Indian Country.
'A Racial Slur': President Trump blamed for derailing passage of two pro-tribal bills
A tweet about Pocahontas spooked Republicans on Capitol Hill. Indian Country was the loser.
'An afterthought': Tribal consultation in doubt as Trump's reorganization rolls on
The Trump administration claims its controversial reorganization won't apply to Indian Country. But tribes are still being affected by it.
Witness list for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on Trump budget
A panel of federal officials and tribal leaders will talk about the budgets for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service.
Assistant Secretary Sweeney slated for another hearing on Indian Country budget
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney, and her new boss, Secretary David Bernhardt, are on Capitol Hill to talk about the Trump administration's budget.
The Conversation: Maps serve as powerful tool for Indigenous communities
Our project, MappingBack, envisions mapping as a weapon and tactic to resist extractive industries on Indigenous lands.
AUDIO: Indian Health Service won't commit to advanced appropriations either
The Trump administration remains silent on a key issue -- forward funding for tribal programs.
AUDIO: Assistant Secretary Sweeney won't commit to advance appropriations
Tribes and lawmakers support forward funding for Indian Country but the Trump administration is not on board.
AUDIO: House hearing on reorganization at Department of the Interior
Lawmakers heard competing views about the controversial initiative. One from a tribal leader. The other from the Trump administration.
Core group of Republicans vote against Indian Country bills
A small group of Republicans are going on record as opponents of tribal legislation.
'No Road Map': Leader of Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe testifies about reorganization
With the help of a tribal leader and maybe the Trump administration, a House subcommittee will try to get to the bottom of a reorganization at the Department of the Interior.
Assistant Secretary Sweeney on Capitol Hill for first Indian Country budget hearing
Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney is back on Capitol Hill for her second hearing as the Trump administration's face of Indian policy.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs gets back to work with hearing
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will take testimony on bills affecting Indian education, treaty rights and tribal homelands.
Indian Country's legislative priorities inch forward in divided Congress
Lawmakers are getting back to work after an extended recess and their schedule is jam-packed with Indian Country happenings.
Cronkite News: NAGPRA and other laws waived for Trump's border wall
The Department of Homeland Security is waiving dozens of environmental, health and other laws to clear the way for construction of border barriers.
Tribal consultation policies still lacking amid challenges of Trump era
Nearly two decades after the first executive order on tribal consultation, the federal government is still struggling to meet their trust and treaty responsibilities.
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