'This is just the start,' Manny Iron Hawk, a descendant of the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre, told Indianz.Com
Every day we delay approving the agreement, we hurt American farmers, ranchers, workers, manufacturers, and businesses.
When you litigate, it indeed becomes much harder to legislate.
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.
Undocumented immigrants and their families are being told to start preparing for possible deportation following a tweet from President Donald Trump.
Bills to address aging roads and bridges in Indian Country and to correct a failing of the tribal termination era are moving forward on Capitol Hill.
Peace and justice activist Frank LaMere is being laid to rest on the Winnebago Reservation as Native leaders and allies celebrate his legacy.
Bills addressing the sovereign rights of tribes, aging Indian schools and the history of Ponca people are moving forward on Capitol Hill.
With the Violence Against Women Act mired in partisan politics, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is hoping to turn the focus back to the most vulnerable in Indian Country.
More people have been apprehended at the border in the past seven months than during any full year in the last decade.
For one of the more visible signs of a broken system, just look to the humanitarian and security crisis at the southern border, where the situation is rapidly getting worse each day and money is quickly running out to handle it effectively.
A bill that changes the definition of 'wild bison' could hurt tribal treaty rights, Montana's governor says.
Only seven Republicans joined Democrats in voting for the American Dream and Promise Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Land bills for tribes in California, Minnesota and Washington, plus a bill affecting a disputed treaty in Oregon, are on the Capitol Hill agenda.
Montana's Republican Secretary of State is disputing the validity of a veto issued by the Democratic governor. Both officials are seeking higher office.
When all you do is pitch to your base, it turns out no one else has much to gain by playing ball with you.
Partisans did not appear to be swayed by a careful recap of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Steve Bullock has a lot of ground to make up if he’s going to close the gap between himself and the other 22 Democrats vying for the party’s nomination.
America's mining laws haven't undergone significant review since the era of the Indian wars.
Two of the top oil and gas producing states are also the leaders in renewable power.
A tweet from the White House hasn't completely derailed Indian Country. But it caused significant damage.
Agriculture is big business in Indian Country. So is construction. Both are impacted by Trump's trade war.
A story that journalism should report often: Our election framework needs a serious fix.
A tweet about Pocahontas spooked Republicans on Capitol Hill. Indian Country was the loser.
Bills to address the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women are pending in Congress.
For current Medicare recipients, 'Medicare for All' really means 'Medicare for None.'
The silent crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women is wreaking havoc on our families and our communities.
The Climate Action Now Act would require the U.S. to meet the obligations of a global climate change accord.
The Trump administration remains silent on a key issue -- forward funding for tribal programs.
Indian Country's list of infrastructure needs tops $50 billion for roads, hospitals, schools, water systems. So where's the money?
Tribes and lawmakers support forward funding for Indian Country but the Trump administration is not on board.
A small group of Republicans are going on record as opponents of tribal legislation.
With the help of a tribal leader and maybe the Trump administration, a House subcommittee will try to get to the bottom of a reorganization at the Department of the Interior.
Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney is back on Capitol Hill for her second hearing as the Trump administration's face of Indian policy.
Democrats have proven time and again that they have no interest in securing our southern border and protecting American citizens.
'We did it,' Western Native Voice said after a bill to extend Montana’s Medicaid expansion program cleared its final hurdle.
It’s now been more than 100 days since Democrats have held the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The president repeatedly lied to the country. He lied to Congress.
After two losses at the polls, Gavin Clarkson is back in the race in New Mexico.
Tribes, Democrats and watchdog groups are paying close attention to David Bernhardt, derided by some as a creature of Washington's swamp.
Barriers to voting in North Dakota and South Dakota were discussed at a Congressional field hearing hosted by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan of the White Earth Nation shoulders a uniquely Native responsibility when it comes to governing.
A high-stakes bill renewing Montana’s expanded Medicaid program sputtered forward in the state Senate Monday, picking up the single vote it needed.
From 2002 to 2013, the list price of insulin nearly tripled, causing patient out-of-pocket expenses to double.
'Voter access is a human right,' says North Dakota State Rep. Ruth Buffalo, who made history at the polls amid attempts to stifle turnout in Indian Country.
Another day, another push by the Trump administration to focus on the U.S. border with Mexico.
What difference does it make to have Native Americans in the Congress?
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act improves tribal access to crime databases in hopes of holding non-Native predators accountable.
The Trump administration has been one policy disaster after another, according to tribal leaders, and it's about to get even more rocky at the Department of the Interior.
I will continue to stand with my Republican colleagues in defending life for the most vulnerable, whether those individuals are unborn or born.
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.
Will Congress finally fix one of the most destructive U.S. Supreme Court decisions?
Amid a symbolic vote on Capitol Hill, the Trump administration's ban on transgender military service is moving forward.
Could Deb Haaland or Sharice Davids make history by winning seats in the U.S. Senate?
Republicans are welcoming the end of a two-year investigation into Donald Trump's presidential campaign.