Nearly 7,000 soldiers of American Indian or Alaska Native descent are serving in the U.S. Army. Some got their start at West Point Military Academy.
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 Tongass is the traditional homelands of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people, a lineage that stretches so deep in time, we call it immemorial.
Members of a once powerful family of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians admitted to stealing nearly $5 million from their tribe.
Jefferson Keel is stepping down as Lieutenant Governor of the Chickasaw Nation but he won't be going far from his people.
With one figure forced out under a cloud, the official tapped to lead the Department of the Interior is promising a new era of relations with Indian Country.
The longest serving executive director in the history of the National Congress of American Indians is heading out the door after turmoil and turbulence.
The executive director of the National Congress of American Indians remains on leave as the organization continues to experience employee turnover.
Women who complained about the way they were treated at the National Congress of American Indians often found they weren't believed.
Tribes are preparing for a big battle after a federal judge struck down the Indian Child Welfare Act in a case many believe is headed to the Supreme Court.
The U.S. Supreme Court is back in session as Indian Country awaits the fate of controversial nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
With a high-stakes nomination in doubt, the Supreme Court is preparing for a term that's already going to be a busy one for tribal interests.
With his Indian law record in doubt, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court is confronting a sexual assault allegation.
Are Native-related issues enough to sink the nomination of President Donald J. Trump’s choice for the Supreme Court?
Alaska tribes, despite being more than the nation's capital, know the truth about Brett Kavanaugh's agenda.
It's official -- President Donald Trump can claim his first Indian legislative achievement.
Tribes are watching the White House as President Donald Trump is presented with his first stand-alone Indian bill.
The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes is collaborating with the city of Juneau to address chronic shoplifting in Alaska's capital.
Shortly after President Trump’s announcement about climate change, four Native Nations announced their plans to support the Paris agreement.
A Republican lawmaker claimed women in rural villages intentionally get pregnant so they can get a 'free trip' to the city.
Tribal leaders in Alaska are praising the Obama administration for helping them achieve a land-into-trust milestone.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is ready to help tribes in Alaska restore their homelands.
Support is growing across Indian Country as tribes head to court in a bid to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline from crossing their sacred lands.
KIRA provides facilities maintenance and base operations throughout the United States and overseas and has won more than $1 billion in federal contracts.
Whether you’re a mom, dad, or grandparent, state and tribal programs can now work together in a spirit of cooperation to help make child support a reliable source of income for children.
The state should stop wasting resources we don’t have on cases against its own citizens.
The tribes can exercise jurisdiction over all parents of Tlingit and Haida children, even if those parents are not members, the Alaska Supreme Court determined.
The tribes will now handle their own foster cases rather than the state of Alaska.
The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes can't be sued without its consent, much to the disappointment of the Douglas Indian Association.
The Andover Newton Theological School never completed an inventory of a collection that includes at least one Tlingit sacred object.
Tribes in Alaska have nowhere near enough money to buy thousands of acres, much less 'millions.'
President Richard Peterson of the Tlingit and Haida Tribes called the Washington NFL team's name 'offensive.'
The Tlingit and Haida Tribes has had trouble getting its laws recognized by the state of Alaska.
According to Native peoples in the Haines area, the masks are from the Tlingit village of Klukwan.
The tribe's governing body voted unanimously to embrace marriage equality.
The president emeritus of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes calls for a mew model of tribal-state relations.
The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes won a decision that forced the state to recognize tribal court orders in child welfare cases.
"The State of Alaska agreed to release more than $50,000 to Central Council Tlingit and Haida Tribe’s Child Support Unit. The court agreement allows the Council to disperse the money...
The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska will receive about $50,000 in child welfare funds pending final resolution of a lawsuit in state court. The tribe...
The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes can resolve Indian child welfare cases in its own court, a judge in Alaska ruled last week. The tribe sued the...