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A petition that could lead to major changes in the way eagle feathers are eagle parts are handled by the federal government has generated significant controversy.
The Shinnecock Nation is asserting sovereignty in New York, drawing complaints and threats of litigation along the way.
A long-overdue update to the popular Johnson O'Malley Indian education program is finally on the horizon.
The Makah Nation is the only tribe with a treaty-guaranteed right to hunt whales but hasn't been able to exercise those rights in 20 years.
Lawmakers are exercising oversight in a tricky area of federal policy where tribes have clashed with the Trump administration.
Right on schedule, the Bureau of Indian Affairs has published its annual list of federally recognized tribes.
The Trump administration has issued its first federal recognition decision and the news isn't looking good for the Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation.
The Trump administration continues to dismantle the Bears Ears National Monument despite objections from tribes.
The family of Indian nations is growing, with 573 tribes recognized by the United States.
Tribes are making the federal government get out of the way when it comes to leasing on their homelands.
The Trump administration is asking tribes about easing burdens in environmental reviews even as it seeks to add more hurdles in other areas.
It's taken longer than expected but the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians finally secured approval of a land swap with the federal government.
Two more tribes are taking advantage of the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act, a self-determination law that has proven popular in Indian Country.
A delegation from the Northern Arapaho Tribe is overseeing the disinterment of three children who died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.
Repeal and replace didn't work out for Obamacare but that isn't stopping the Trump administration from dismantling the prior president's other initiatives.
The Pamunkey Tribe, the newest member of the federally-recognized family of Indian nations, continues to make gains in Virginia.
In a victory for a handful of energy-producing tribes, the Trump administration is rescinding a rule that established hydraulic fracturing standards in Indian Country.
President Donald Trump thinks the Dakota Access Pipeline has something to do with Russia. And Hillary Clinton.
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe was the first with an approved enhanced tribal card and is now helping other Indians join the program.
The Environmental Protection Agency said it will consult with tribes and Alaska Native corporations about a controversial gold mine that many of them oppose.
Indian Country is entering a new era in trust reform amid major changes at the Department of the Interior.
Just hours after promising to consult tribes before making any decisions that affect their interests, the new leader of the Department of the Interior heralded the removal of protections for grizzly bears.
A new committee that will focus on mineral policy and leasing issues on Indian and federal lands is in need of members.
The Department of the Interior is closing a field office in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, that handles Indian probates.
The tribe still doesn't have a reservation but its service area is the entirety of Kern County in California.
Time is running out for tribes and the public to comment on the controversial monument in Utah.
Landowners on the reservation in Washington have until June 19 to accept as the program continues.
The rates for the most part have not changed dramatically at irrigation systems in Indian Country.
The Trump administration is living up to promises to end the so-called 'war on coal.'
The seven-member panel monitors the federal government's implementation of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
Tribes engaged in energy development on their lands will be a part of the new panel.
The South Dakota Advisory Committee will be discussing the 'subtle effects of racism' on March 24 in Aberdeen.
The so-called 'war on coal' is coming to an end thanks to the new Republican occupant of the White House.
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are pushing hard to stop the controversial project.
The decision from the Donald Trump administration marks another slight to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is already fighting back with a request to halt all construction activities.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs isn't letting the change in administration slow down plans to address a big taxation issue for tribes.
As President Trump pushes unwanted projects on tribes, the Bureau of Indian Affairs hopes to improve aging dams and outdated irrigation systems.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe says Army Corps does not have the authority to stop the environmental review of the controversial project.
The Trump administration is putting its mark on the #NoDAPL lawsuit.
Chairman Dave Archambault II of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has asked President Donald Trump for a meeting.
Rick Perry has vowed to stay away from matters affecting the controversial pipeline if he is confirmed as Secretary of Energy.
President Donald Trump imposed a regulatory freeze on his first day in office but it didn't affect the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The largest #NoDAPL encampment is making plans to leave North Dakota as the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe focuses on the legal and political fight against the controversial project.
The 2017 list contains 567 tribes -- the same number as the last update.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not be handling the environmental impact statement for the controversial project.
The wealthy backers of the pipeline are getting a hearing they pushed for but it will happen hours after a critical document appears in the Federal Register.
The tribe is calling on a federal judge to reject an attempt to block an environmental impact statement for the controversial project.
With the clock ticking down on the Obama administration, the Army has finally started the review process for the last portion of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The agency plans to award about $13.7 million in scholarships and about $30 million in loan repayments.
A long-overdue update to the Indian Trader Regulations could finally address unfair systems of taxation on reservations.
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack appointed six members and re-appointed five others to the panel.
A new January 4, 2017, deadline leaves the agency little time to finalize changes if it intends to do so before the end of the Obama administration.
The seven-member NAGPRA Review Committee plans to meet in Colorado in March 2017 and host a teleconference in July 2017.
The code provides guidance to tribes to protect the rights of Indian juveniles and their parents, guardians or custodians.
The Fallon-Paiute Shoshone Tribe has been seeking to rebury the remains of the Spirit Cave Man for two decades.
The United States recognized the Kingdom of Hawaii until it was illegally overthrown in 1893.
The Tribal Issues Advisory Group will continue to look at issues affecting Indian Country.