When you litigate, it indeed becomes much harder to legislate.
Partisans did not appear to be swayed by a careful recap of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
The president repeatedly lied to the country. He lied to Congress.
After two years and $25 million in taxpayer money, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has finished his investigation of alleged collusion between the Russian government and the campaign of Donald J. Trump.
Republicans are welcoming the end of a two-year investigation into Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
Is Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) really Native American? Her campaign says DNA results prove she is.
Thousands of Native voters in North Dakota will be disenfranchised ahead of a critical election unless they take action to protect their rights.
Arizona has a long history of discriminating against Native voters. A new law may help those efforts.
An agency of the Russian government created fake accounts in order to promote Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton, according to a federal indictment.
Continuing to shrink our oil consumption is one way to challenge the oil uber alles mentality of the Trump administration.
Two prominent activists, Faith Spotted Eagle and Winona LaDuke, were chosen by Robert Satiacum Jr. in Washington state.
The Yankton Sioux elder has led opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Montana) has supported tribes on water rights, federal recognition, sovereignty and other matters.
For at least the next two years he and his Republican allies will have a virtually unfettered opportunity to attack our sovereignty, our rights, our resources, and our lands.
Jason Small, a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, is the lone Indian Republican in the Montana Legislature.
'In the aftermath of this historic—if hideous—election, we are waiting for the dust to settle and see where we all stand.'
Widespread hemp cultivation would be an immediate boost to employment and would also provide for a more sustainable use of our lands than beef production.
'When anti-Indigenous politicians stir up non-Indigenous hate and anger, Indigenous leaders must respond with strong alternative views.'
Denise Juneau is one of the brightest and best that Native Americans have to offer, a view apparently not shared by the majority of Montana voters.
'I have heard that many Natives, as well, are worried and in despair over a Donald Trump presidency.'
'Like, a movement isn’t a movement until white people co-opt it.'
It's turning out to be a banner week for the Montana tribe despite uncertainty in the political climate.
In comments given exclusively to The Lakota Country Times, Scott Weston called for unity amongst all First Nations people in the light of the election of Donald Trump to the White House.
What is the most horrifying of all; there is a strong possibility that Donald Trump will appoint Sarah Palin as the Secretary of the Interior.
'Put bluntly, we will not make any positive strides during the Trump Administration.'
Let’s examine 2016 and what worked, what needed work, and what must be rethought.
Lawmakers are back in Washington, D.C., after an extended election break and time is running out for Indian Country to advance its agenda.
Vice Chairman Verlon Jose: 'Over my dead body will a wall be built.'
A firm that just saw a $1.2 billion influx in cash could easily settle the $15,000 fine proposed by the North Dakota Public Utilities Commission.
This election Indian Country was like America. Perhaps only more so.
The election of Donald Trump will put the Sovereign Indian Nations of America at a crossroads they have not faced since the turn of the 19th century.
Will the new Republican president change everything, except the racist mascot?
Indian Country is adjusting to a new political reality with Donald Trump headed to the White House.
With Donald Trump headed to the White House, new opportunities could open for Chase Iron Eyes and Denise Juneau.
The Sioux tribe is facing a pro-oil president-elect with personal investments riding on the completion of the Dakota Access pipeline.
'I want to say Hillary Clinton ruined herself.'
One of the biggest champions of the costly project believes Donald Trump will come to the rescue in the event of any roadblocks.
'Donald Trump came out against tribal sovereignty long before he got into politics.'
President Fawn Sharp acknowledged that Republican Donald Trump's victory on Election Day came as a 'surprise' but vowed to move forward.
One-time presidential candidate and longtime Republican Sen. John McCain will return to serve Arizona for a sixth Congressional term, defeating one of his toughest opponents in years.
Indian Country lost some races with really talented people. But elections are not forever.
The incoming president has vowed to lift 'roadblocks' to large infrastructure projects like the one that's almost complete in North Dakota.
Tribes are entering a new and unknown era with a Republican in the White House and Republicans in control of Congress.
Only poet Tiffany Midge, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, could make Donald Trump sound eloquent.
There is no question in my mind that gender is on the ballot this election.
South Dakota has an opportunity to lead the nation by passing three ballots measures that will dramatically reform our politics and send a message to Washington and the rest of the country.
Vice Chair Verlon Jose: 'Over my dead body will anyone build a wall there.'
It’s tough to give a poll worker your street address when you don’t live on a traditional street, but that’s just one of the challenges that Native American voters who live on a reservation can face.
The ad features an all-White, all-male group of football fans who are portrayed as having game day ruined by Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Native American voters can make the difference in key states from the presidential race to county commissions.
'I believe in every person’s responsibility to honor women’s voices and challenge how conversations about sexual assault are being mishandled.'
'It’s a lonely world out there, standing on my soapbox in Indian Country stumping for Donald Trump.'
Berinda Deluca-Rininger wasn't the biggest draw at a rally on the reservation but she offered a more personal account than the Republican candidate's own son.
'Donald Trump has a record of hostility to tribal sovereignty going back before he got into politics.'
Let’s look at this election of 2016. The Republican candidate Donald Trump is an investor in the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Energy Transfer Partners waited 10 days to provide notification of the disturbance of tribal artifacts.
A crucial easement remains in limbo and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe are praying for the right decision.
The Republican presidential nominee's new Native American Coalition is joining a rally in Shiprock, New Mexico.
Native voters could actually help deliver as many as 50 electoral votes out of the 538 total in the 2016 presidential race.