President Trump authorized creation of an eight-member panel to coordinate the federal response to the problem of murdered and missing indigenous women.
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?
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.
A new book traces the path of pan-Native activism.
It's National Native American Heritage Month and one tribe is trying to prove that it qualifies for federal recognition.
A bipartisan bill to address child abuse and neglect in tribal communities has the support of Indian Country organizations.
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.
A disproportionate number of sexual predators have preyed on Indian Country and Native women.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians suffer from the highest rates of all forms of harassment, according to an employee study.
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.
Does the Trump administration support funding the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service ahead of time?
The dismal state of broadband in tribal communities will be the focus of a pair of events in Washington, D.C.
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.
A grassroots movement encourages non-Natives in Seattle, Washington, to pay monthly reparations to the Duwamish Tribe.
Key lawmakers questioned the Trump administration's efforts to address missing and murdered indigenous women – and they weren’t always satisfied with the answers.
What is the Trump administration doing about missing and murdered Indigenous women? Lawmakers are seeking 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.
How did the government get this power over tribes? They took it.
Modernizing the Johnson-O’Malley Program for Indian students is going to take a lot of work.
Members of a once powerful family of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians admitted to stealing nearly $5 million from their tribe.
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 'Guide to Indigenous DC' takes users on a tour of sites that link to Native American prehistory all the way to modern history.
The Nena Springs Fire started on a ranch near the Warm Springs Reservation and ended up burning more than 68,000 acres in Oregon.
Sovereign immunity has protected a coal mine owned by the Navajo Nation from being sued without the tribe's consent.
The $725 million backlog in maintenance at Indian schools is just the tip of the iceberg.
The drama that has been Washington gets a two-year break after the president and leaders in Congress reach a budget deal.
Aging roads, bridges and facilities in tribal communities are in need of critical improvements, maintenance and outright replacement.
Federal recognition, tribal homelands and compensation for Native Americans exposed to uranium await further action in the nation's capital.
All across the country many tribes are calling for reform of their respective constitutions.
Legislation to extend federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe has cleared both chambers of Congress but there's still more work to be done.
The Schaghticoke Indian Tribe is once again pursuing federal recognition even after another faction was rejected by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is battling the Trump administration in a lawsuit that will stay in the nation's capital.
Federal recognition for the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians has been included in a 'must pass' bill.
A bill to improve aging roads and bridges in Indian Country and another to correct a failing of the disastrous tribal termination era are advancing on Capitol Hill.
The Trump administration came under fire for showing up unprepared to a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs despite being notified a month ago.
Legislation to protect ancestral and sacred tribal lands is gaining steam on Capitol Hill.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on tribal homelands and tribal treaty bills.
Land bills for tribes in California, Minnesota and Washington, plus a bill affecting a disputed treaty in Oregon, are on the Capitol Hill agenda.
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.
A superintendent at a Bureau of Indian Education school was terminated for sexual harassment after several women came forward.
The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation has hit another snag in its $610 million land theft case.
A bill to protect Native women from violence and address the #MMIW crisis has stalled on Capitol Hill.
A long-overdue update to the popular Johnson O'Malley Indian education program is finally on the horizon.
I speak as an abused boarding school survivor. I was there; I saw it, I felt it, and I recovered from it.
Should the federal government stop issuing Certificates of Degree of Indian Blood?
'No more of our children should die due to negligence of the schools,' a grieving parent says.
Three-fourths of Bureau of Indian Affairs roads are unpaved, leaving schools on reservations to spend money on frequent maintenance for the buses that have to travel those roads.
The men and women of our law enforcement put their lives on the line each day to protect our families and our communities.
Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney was at the White House but won't say whether tribal legislation came up before President Trump tweeted about it.