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It’s no secret that President Donald Trump is not a fan of the late Sen. John McCain, Republican from Arizona.
One U.S. Senate candidate has brought on a tribal citizen to serve as campaign treasurer.
A bill to block energy development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge exposes a long-running divide among Native peoples in Alaska.
Undocumented immigrants can be held without bail, possibly years after they have committed a deportable crime.
President Donald Trump has elevated a new champion for Indian Country to the Supreme Court.
The Yakama Nation is celebrating after the tribe's treaty rights were confirmed by the highest court in the land.
Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency, after both chambers of Congress rebuked his border emergency declaration.
Grim facts do not stop the 'blood and soil' nationalists of Donald Trump’s America from feeling victimized.
President Trump's decision to reduce the Bears Ears National Monument is harming tribal sites, members of Congress were told.
But there is growing support for the Indian Health Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs to receive advance funding.
'This is Indian land,' tribal leaders were told. But does the Trump administration believe it?
Representatives of tribal nations, Indian organizations and urban Indian providers from across the U.S. are presenting their funding priorities to Congress.
Democrats and watchdog groups are calling for an investigation into David Bernhardt, who has been tapped to lead the Department of the Interior by President Trump.
The testimony of Donald Trump's personal attorney represents a material change in the relationship between the president and all Americans.
A Trump nominee who has repeatedly advocated against tribal interests is up for a lifetime appointment to a key federal appeals court.
The crisis in Venezuela took a turn for the worse with the deaths of indigenous activists, who were killed when soldiers aligned with the disputed president opened fire on them.
Wounded Knee is among the worst massacres in Native American history.
Sixteen states have filed suit against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration last week though Arizona and Texas aren’t among them.
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.
John Wayne, the actor who rose to fame as an Indian fighter on screen, had some questionable views about the first Americans.
Both sides agree that government shutdowns are bad for the American people, bad for government and bad for policy making.
Immigration advocates and environmentalists say the real crisis is the border wall the president wants to build.
Hundreds gathered outside the White House to protest President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border.
The four Native members of Congress are on opposite sides of the battle over the wall at the U.S. border.
Critics are concerned that William Barr might interfere with probes of the Trump administration now that he's in charge of the Department of Justice.
Elizabeth Warren is a brilliant lawyer and an outstanding senator. Whether she is a Cherokee is debatable.
President Rodney Bordeaux of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe is weighing in on a White House tribal listening session that got ugly.
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.
With key Trump officials in the audience, the nation's largest and oldest inter-tribal advocacy group opened a historic week in Washington with a stinging rebuke of the president and his policies.
A cloud is hanging over the State of Indian Nations and the National Congress of American Indians but it's still looking like a banner week in Washington, D.C.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey unveiled the 'Green New Deal' with goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.
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.
There is wide recognition that this country is in bad shape in terms of political, intellectual and social leadership, and we know that a diverse public voice is crucial to the health of any democracy.
The Indian Health Service has been without a permanent leader for four years.
After a somewhat disappointing start in the Trump era, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs continues to hit the ground running.
A clear alternative to the prevailing nihilism followed the president’s State of the Union address.
'There was just no depth in regard to assisting us in Indian Country,' the vice president of the Navajo Nation said of Donald Trump's address to Congress.
President Trump proudly displays a portrait of Andrew Jackson, the architect of Indian removal, at the White House.
President Trump has failed to offer a budget for Indian Country programs but that doesn't mean Congress is shirking its trust and treaty responsibilities to tribal nations.
President Trump deserves the opportunity to address the American people on the pressing issues facing our country in a setting that is both visually magnificent and historically significant.
David Bernhardt is a familiar figure in Indian Country, having served at the Department of the Interior in the George W. Bush era.
Citing Standing Rock as a driving force, Democrats in Congress are calling for a Green New Deal to address climate change and other issues.
The 7th Cavalry, which was obligated by treaty to protect my ancestors, instead hunted my ancestors, surrounded them and gunned hundreds of them down.
A divided Congress and an unpredictable president spell trouble for tribes and their advocates.
There’s nothing unusual about the 2,300 active-duty troops at the Mexican border, according to the Pentagon.
The five-week government shutdown shaved as much as $11 billion off the real gross domestic product, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
Republicans seem to be standing at the ready to 'normalize' the outrageous oppression of the rights by the Trump administration.
The mocking harassment of a Native elder by Catholic high school students has sparked national and international outrage.
With the threat of another shutdown looming, tribal leaders are supporting legislation they hope will protect their communities from the drama and disorder in the nation's capital.
There will be a lot of demand from tribes and non-profits to get cash flow restarted to pay for contracts with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service.
Arizona lawmakers welcomed a deal to temporarily reopen the federal government after a five-week partial shutdown, but cautioned that hard work remains to be done to make it stick.
Have any of us ever seen such a debacle in the White House? Not in my lifetime.
As the shutdown debate drags on in Washington, tribal leaders were meeting thousands of miles away to assert their rights.
Tribes are growing increasingly alarmed by the never-ending government shutdown that has no solution in sight.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, fully supports a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.
'We are in a cash-flow crisis,' the chairman of the Red Lake Nation said as tribes and Indian organizations endure another week of the government shutdown.