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Opportunities for advancement within the legal profession are often rare for female Native attorneys but many are breaking new ground.
Nearly two decades after the first executive order on tribal consultation, the federal government is still struggling to meet their trust and treaty responsibilities.
Jenni Monet is a free woman, despite a new warrant out for her arrest in New Mexico.
With David Bernhardt at the helm, the Department of the Interior has been one disaster after another, tribes and their advocates assert.
'Justice has been served,' an attorney said after a judge dismissed an unusual lawsuit that targeted opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The Trump administration's attempt to reset its troubled relationship with Indian Country got off to a rocky start after one tribe walked out on what was billed as a historic meeting.
The criminal cases connected to the Dakota Access Pipeline have concluded in North Dakota, two years after the Trump administration gave the final approval for the controversial project.
Citing Standing Rock as a driving force, Democrats in Congress are calling for a Green New Deal to address climate change and other issues.
Water protectors from far and wide gathered to celebrate and foster the International Treaty to Protect the Sacred from Tar Sands Projects.
'It was just time,' organizer Kelly Holmes said of the first-ever Indigenous Peoples March in the nation's capital.
Indigenous water protectors and allies have been protesting, suing and, in some cases, doing felony-level direct action, to halt the completion of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline.
Dr. Tara Sood rushed to volunteer with the Indigenous-led protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Native voters in North and South Dakota embrace the value of their vote since Standing Rock.
Tribes have finally been given access to the Trump administration's Dakota Access Pipeline decision but Indian Country is still being kept in the dark.
Failure to protect one of us is a failure to protect all of us.
Cartoonist Ricardo Caté has turned his attention to politics and the environment.
The Trump administration has yet to release its Dakota Access Pipeline decision, more than two weeks after it was supposedly finished.
Federal and state authorities are coordinating in anticipation of protests against the Keystone XL Pipeline.
President Donald Trump's reputation in Indian Country is often in the dumps even as Congress keeps giving him pro-tribal bills to sign.
It's been a week since the Trump administration approved the Dakota Access Pipeline again. Where's the actual decision?
To the surprise of almost no one, the Trump administration has affirmed its hasty approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline with a decision few have actually seen.
The prosecution of Red Fawn Fallis for her role in #NoDAPL movement marks a return to frontier justice, according to her defense team.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers needs until the end of the month to complete its work on the Dakota Access Pipeline.
An FBI informant infiltrated the #NoDAPL encampment and supplied the gun that led to a Native woman's downfall.
Water protector Red Fawn Fallis is due to spend another three years behind bars for a non-fatal gun incident in North Dakota.
Micah Lott was accused of trespass and rioting at Standing Rock but the case was so weak that the judge cleared him.
A non-fatal gun incident will keep Dakota Access Pipeline opponent Red Fawn Fallis in federal prison.
Corporations aren't supposed to own ranches in North Dakota but Dakota Access got away with it in the name of a $3.8 billion oil pipeline.
Tribal opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline are still waiting on the Trump administration to complete a study on the controversial project.
TigerSwan, hired by the wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline, is trying to clear its name in North Dakota.
It was an astonishing day for Chase Iron Eyes as he went before a white-man judge in North Dakota.
High Country News spent nine months investigating #NoDAPL fund-raising campaigns.
Oil continues to flow, money continues to be made hand over fist by the corporate magnates of big oil, and the genocide continues to rake in casualties.
Photographer Josué Rivas spent seven months living at Standing Rock, documenting the gathering force of Native Americans and their allies.
The Trump administration is blaming tribes as it delays a highly-anticipated study of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Americans saw the Indigenous struggle—the violence, stolen resources, colluding corporations and governments—that goes hand in hand with protecting the Earth.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is being 'stonewalled' by the Trump administration when it comes to a new study on the Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a new filing.
Hollywood isn't a place where Native Americans will find a lot of opportunities but some signs of change were seen during the industry's biggest night of the year.
The white male-centric colonial system is incapable of the leadership we need, and Indigenous knowledge is essential for the innovation that will follow this disruption
As activists, youth have not always been visible. But past social justice movements show how effective they can be.
Direct divestments and lawsuits that began on the West Coast are spreading, with New York the latest city to pull its funding out of oil and coal.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been ignoring the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe despite requests for consultation, according to a new court filing.
An opponent of the Dakota Access Pipeline is suing the federal government in connection with an incident during which she nearly lost her arm.
Red Fawn Fallis will remain jailed while she awaits sentencing in connection with a non-fatal gun shooting incident during the #NoDAPL standoff in North Dakota.
Red Fawn Fallis, a citizen of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, is facing a prison term for firing a gun during the #NoDAPL protests in North Dakota.
'The Water Protectors of Wakpa Waste' tells the stories of water protectors who led the historic fight against Big Oil and corporate greed.
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe launched a crowdfunding website to raise money for legal costs and to raise awareness about the tribe’s history, dispossession of treaty land and natural resources.
Considering the fragility of the lives of Native Americans in the U.S., we are talking about real destruction of both health and livelihood here at the hands of Big Oil.
Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline are planning to move forward with their police brutality lawsuit despite a setback in the courts.
The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline are being sued by a family over damages to their farmland as tribes seek to protect their water from oil spills.
The University of North Dakota will host a lecture where the Dakota Access Pipeline will be discussed after veteran Native journalist Mark Trahant raised concerns.
The Society of Indian Psychologists criticized the law enforcement response to the pipeline protests, as well as the military-style tactics used by a security firm hired by the company that built the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Veteran Native journalist Mark Trahant is quitting his job at the University of North Dakota after he said officials stifled his efforts to discuss the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy.
The Standing Rock I knew was not a mystical place with a uniform perspective. It was a complex place—an experiment in love, hope, courage, and solidarity.
Jackie Fielder: 'Indigenous women are the ones to call out injustice when they see it immediately. We saw that at Standing Rock.'