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It's been a rocky few months for the National Congress of American Indians.
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is speaking out after a train carrying coal derailed on the reservation in northern Minnesota.
The leader of the National Congress of American Indians continues to defend the organization's handling of a #MeToo scandal.
A #MeToo outcry has sidelined the long-serving executive director of the National Congress of American Indians on the eve of a milestone convention.
A #MeToo scandal at the nation's largest and oldest inter-tribal advocacy organization is threatening another high-ranking staffer.
Words are not always the best way to communicate and when you use them, make sure they matter.
Tribal territory in the northeastern part of Oklahoma bears the unfortunate distinction of being known as the worst Superfund site in the United States.
The Minnesota tribe so far has been able to consolidate about 42 percent of the fractionated land base.
Jim Northrup was a boarding school survivor, a warrior in Vietnam, a cop on the reservation, a poet and an author of multiple books, a husband, father and grandfather.
The committee consists of the leaders of the Bois Forte, Fond Du Lac, Grand Portage, Leech Lake, Mille Lacs and White Earth bands.
Jim Northrup was a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.
Peter Defoe served four terms and secretary / treasurer of his tribe and as president of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe.
Kira Rain Friedman, 2, died after reportedly being left unattended in a shower.
The leader of the Interior Department will speak to graduates of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Minnesota.
The author of the popular Fond du Lac Follies column is following the Ojibwe philosophy of minobimaadiziwin, or living the good life.
More than 3,200 landowners received offers to sell their fractional interests on the reservation.
The state of Minnesota isn't recognizing the off-reservation fishing and rice gathering rights of Ojibwe residents.
The animals were once plentiful in Minnesota but their numbers fell significantly due to excessive hunting.
The tribe held a kick-off event to inform individual Indian landowners about the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
Attorneys are working closely with Indian Country to find as many additional beneficiaries as possible by April 30, 2016.
Plans call for the land to be set aside for conservation, rice harvesting, hunting and fishing activities.
Karen Diver, the outgoing chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band, is the first elected tribal leader to hold a high-level post in the White House.
Karen Diver will serve as Special Assistant to the President for Native American Affairs for President Barack Obama.
The Cabazon Band, the Fond du Lac Band, the Ponca Tribe, the Quinault Nation and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are joining the effort.
I am among the 32 million Americans Head Start has served since its creation in 1965, and I can speak firsthand to the incredible difference early childhood education makes in a young life.
The Enbridge Company’s Linda Coady, Senior Vice President of Sustainability, had come out from Calgary to have a 'Listening Session' with the Native community.
Tribal members want to legalize marijuana for medical and agricultural purposes, according to a non-binding referendum.
Lake Vermilion’s reputation as one of the state’s premier walleye lakes dodged a potential bullet this past week, thanks to the efforts of the Bois Forte Tribal Council.
Two incidents since Saturday have made big news and have sparked much discussion and debate, as they should have — though, apparently, not yet among the right people.
The incident marks the second clash in Minnesota in less than a week.
Wesley Eugene Brooks said a chemical dependency treatment program conflicted with his beliefs.
It looks like one legal battle between the tribe and the city is coming to an end.
The chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band and the mayor of the Northwest Arctic Borough discuss their work on climate change task force.
Leaders of eight tribes explain why they oppose the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is looking to acquire a historic burial site at Wisconsin Point.
Donna Ennis discusses banishments within the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
The tribe is seeking a Class I designation for the reservation under the Clean Air Act.
Tribal administrator said food from a recent powwow and other outdoor events could be linked to the outbreak.
Karen Diver, the chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band, has been serving on a climate change task force created by the White House.
Donna Ennis reflects on a career that started with the Indian Child Welfare Act and continues with efforts to address historical, intergenerational and cultural trauma.
The city of Duluth, Minnesota, filed a lawsuit in federal court in hopes of stopping the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians from pursuing a land-into-trust application.
President Barack Obama signed H.R. 2650, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Non-Intercourse Act, into law on Friday.
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians can't be sued in state court for filing a land-into-trust application, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will be considering a tough pollution standard aimed at protecting wild rice, a staple for tribes in the state.
The House passed H.R. 2650, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Non-Intercourse Act, by a voice vote on Tuesday.
The University of Minnesota is trying to repair its relationship with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.
Karen Diver, the chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa Indians in Minnesota, has been named to the White House Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee approved three land measures at a business meeting on Wednesday.
The Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa Indians in Minnesota is eager to participate in the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a legislative hearing this afternoon on three bills.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a legislative hearing tomorrow on three bills.
The House Natural Resources Committee holds a markup this Wednesday.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a legislative hearing on Wednesday.
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs held a hearing this afternoon on six Indian bills.
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs holds a legislative hearing this afternoon.
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs will hold a hearing next week on six bills.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee has postponed a legislative hearing that was scheduled for tomorrow.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a legislative hearing next week.
William Houle, a former chairman of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe in Minnesota, died on Sunday.