It's still anyone's guess why the nation's highest court postponed a decision in one of the most consequential Indian law cases in recent history.
The nation's highest court made Indian Country wait a really, really long time for a decision in one of most consequential cases in recent history.
It only took 194 days for the Supreme Court to issue one sovereignty decision. Where's the other one?
It's been more than six months since oral arguments in a closely-watched tribal case but who's counting?
An Indian Health Service pediatrician abused young patients on two reservations for years without being held accountable.
When he was 13, Bobby Von Martin lived in a hotel known by some as a drug den.
A new federal law is a remedy for a huge injustice that has led to a devastating loss of land for the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Seminole and Muscogee (Creek) Nations.
Time is running out for tribes to see action on their legislative agenda as lawmakers prepare to wrap up the 115th session of Congress.
Tribal leaders from Arizona, North Dakota and Oklahoma are testifying in support of bills that affect their communities.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work after the historic mid-term election.
The Choctaw people suffered devastating losses in their history but still found time to help others.
The Trump administration announced more than $70 million in school safety grants but fewer than five went to Indian Country.
Tribes across the nation, advocates for Native women and a bipartisan group of former federal prosecutors are taking a stand in one of the most consequential Supreme Court cases in recent history.
The Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation are the latest to sue opioid manufacturers for the drug crisis in Indian Country.
Indian Country witnessed history as Deb Haaland secured a commanding victory in her bid to become the first Native woman in the U.S. House.
Gavin Clarkson knows the value of hard work and education, having learned those lessons from his Choctaw father.
The Choctaw Nation welcomed the prime minister of Ireland for a historic visit that highlighted the strong ties between the two governments.
R. Trent Shores, a Choctaw Nation citizen who serves as a top federal prosecutor in Oklahoma, has taken on a new leadership role within the Trump administration.
A ceremonial swearing-in is taking place for R. Trent Shores, a citizen of the Choctaw Nation who serves as the U.S. Attorney for Northern Oklahoma.
A new professor at the University of Oklahoma's Native American Studies Department claims to be Choctaw but key documents indicate that isn't the case.
Leaders and citizens of the Choctaw Nation helped unveil a sculpture that recognizes the tribe's historic connections to the Irish people.
The Trump administration is finally filling out its leadership team at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The Choctaw Nation is busy with 40 projects, including a $219 million headquarters in Durant, Oklahoma.
The Choctaw Nation's ties to Ireland go back to 1847, when tribal citizens donated their own money to help people thousands of miles away.
Scott Pruitt, as attorney general in Oklahoma, repeatedly fought tribes on jurisdiction, immunity and taxation fronts.
A Choctaw Nation girl will remain with her relatives instead of being displaced by a non-Indian foster couple.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (R) tried to get the lawsuit filed by the Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation thrown out of court.
The connections between Republican president-elect Donald Trump and the controversial pipeline continue to get stronger.
The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act includes one repatriation provision, two major infrastructure packages, three land-into-trust acquisitions and four water settlements.
Tribes have been having trouble getting water settlements through Congress but those hurdles posed no problems for the Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation.
Gov. Mary Fallin (R) is under consideration to run the Department of the Interior, which oversees the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
A settlement for the Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation is close to becoming law even though it has never been put to a hearing.
A non-Indian couple is now planning to take the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
An agreement reached among officials from the state, Oklahoma City and two American Indian tribes ends what many expected would be a lengthy and costly fight over water rights.
The Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation will play a role in determining how water is allocated in their treaty territory.
The tribes asserted ownership to water under the 1830 Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek.
A foster family in California has begun claiming to incorporate 'Native American culture into their lives' as part of an attempt to keep the girl from living with her relatives.
About 180 students from the Oklahoma tribe are getting a crash course in the latest technologies.
Despite losing in the courts, an attorney based in Washington, D.C., remains intent on undermining the 1978 law.
The Spokane Tribe and the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians will work closely with federal agencies to address economic development, employment and other needs.
An attorney who has repeatedly challenged the Indian Child Welfare Act vowed to take the dispute to the U.S. Supreme Court if necessary.
The campaign against the Indian Child Welfare Act extends to conservative organizations and conservative media.
A Choctaw Nation girl is now living with relatives -- including a sibling -- in Utah but that isn't stopping a California couple from trying to claim custody.
Despite losing in the court system, an attorney based in Washington, D.C., has succeed in drawing negative attention to the law and to the Choctaw Nation in a case from California.
The 500,000 square-foot building in Durant, Oklahoma, will consolidate programs and services that are currently housed at about 30 different locations.
Paul Newberry, 24, had been arrested in July with the help of a Choctaw Nation police officer.
Tinker Perkins is collecting the names of all the Native Americans who fought in Vietnam.
Carma Lynn Elliott admitted she stole the money from the Oklahoma tribe over a six-year period beginning in 2005.
Corrupt mismanagement of assets is part of the sordid history of decades of federal Indian policy.
The two Oklahoma tribes will receive a total of $186 million to settle trust mismanagement claims against the federal government.
The Choctaw Nation and the Chickasaw Nation agreed to accept $186 million to settle a trust mismanagement lawsuit they filed in 2005.
The Choctaw Nation will receive $139.5 million and the Chickasaw Nation will receive $46.5 million to resolve a lawsuit filed in 2005.
The Cherokee Nation signed the first hunting and fishing compact but the deal is controversial among its citizens.
President Barack Obama visited the tribe in July to tout the benefits of the anti-poverty initiative.
Merely attending a meeting on marijuana might get your tribe a call from the media.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Agriculture plan to select one more tribal community for the program.
Two men -- one of them Native American -- face extradition in connection with the murder of a well-known rancher in Oklahoma.
The president met with Chief Gary Batton and a group of Native youth before announcing the ConnectHome initiative for high-speed Internet.
Remarks by President Barack Obama on the Launch of ConnectHome Initiative in Durant, Oklahoma.