The Trump administration is being pressed to remove protections for the grizzly bear, an animal held sacred by numerous tribes.
The Hopi Tribe and the Navajo Nation are among 26 tribes that will see the return of ancestral remains from Finland, where the items have been held in a museum after being taken from Colorado almost 130 years ago.
The federal government has treaty and trust responsibilities to tribal governments, including the protection of tribal cultural resources.
The Trump administration's commitment to Indian Country was tested on the steps of the U.S. Capitol when representatives of the White House refused to answer questions about expanding protections for Native women.
Forced out of his people's homelands by the United States, Ponca Chief Standing Bear ended up becoming one of America’s greatest civil rights leaders.
The dismal state of broadband in tribal communities will be the focus of a pair of events in Washington, D.C.
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.
The Trump Administration violated federal law when it diverted funds for national park improvements during the recent government shutdown, the Government Accountability Office determined.
How can one branch of the federal government have a more than 100-year relationship and sign a 30-year agreement with an Indian tribe, while another denies its very existence?
Time is running out for landowners on the Navajo Nation who want to take part in the second round of a $1.9 billion federal program.
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.
'He no longer belongs to us; he belongs to the ages,' Chairwoman Gwendena Lee-Gatewood said of the legendary Ronnie Lupe.
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 $725 million backlog in maintenance at Indian schools is just the tip of the iceberg.
The Trump administration has yet to offer comments on bills to address the #MMIW crisis and tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians.
Tribes are supporting legislation to ban energy development on ancestral lands in Arizona and in New Mexico.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on tribal land claims, tribal self-governance, Indian education and Indian policy.
The share paid by the National Park Service ran more than the entire budget for the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
The Trump administration is diverting funds from the agency in charge of Native ancestors and artifacts to pay for a Fourth of July spectacle.
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.
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is battling the Trump administration in a lawsuit that will stay in the nation's capital.
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.
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.
Is newly-confirmed Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt about to present a nice gift to his home state of Colorado?
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.
A bill to protect Native women from violence and address the #MMIW crisis has stalled on Capitol Hill.
A bill that recognizes the removal and resilience of the Ponca people is seeing movement in the 116th Congress.
Should the federal government stop issuing Certificates of Degree of Indian Blood?
The Navajo Nation citizen spent more than 20 years telling the stories of Native people.
The men and women of our law enforcement put their lives on the line each day to protect our families and our communities.
Jefferson Keel is stepping down as Lieutenant Governor of the Chickasaw Nation but he won't be going far from his people.
The Trump administration claims its controversial reorganization won't apply to Indian Country. But tribes are still being affected by it.
The silent crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women is wreaking havoc on our families and our communities.
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney, and her new boss, Secretary David Bernhardt, are on Capitol Hill to talk about the Trump administration's budget.
Tribes and lawmakers support forward funding for Indian Country but the Trump administration is not on board.
Lawmakers heard competing views about the controversial initiative. One from a tribal leader. The other from the Trump administration.
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.
It's been a year since the Trump administration mysteriously disappeared the director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Nearly two decades after the first executive order on tribal consultation, the federal government is still struggling to meet their trust and treaty responsibilities.
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.
With David Bernhardt at the helm, the Department of the Interior has been one disaster after another, tribes and their advocates assert.
A hearing on community development in Indian Country turned into an apology tour for the Trump administration as a slate of officials were forced to explain why they turned in their testimony late.
The Trump administration has put a loan guarantee program at the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the chopping block.
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney made her first appearance before Congress and had to apologize for being late with her testimony.
With backing from one of the first Native women in Congress, tribes are calling for a permanent ban on energy development on ancestral territory.
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.