The federal government has treaty and trust responsibilities to tribal governments, including the protection of tribal cultural resources.
Stone tools and artifacts unearthed from an archeological dig in Idaho suggest that people lived in the area 16,000 years ago, more than a thousand years earlier than previously thought.
The nation's highest court has once again sided with Indian Country in a treaty rights case.
The Nez Perce Tribe is seeking volunteers and supplies due to heavy flooding on the reservation.
The South Selkirk Mountains caribou herd is down to just six animals.
Republican Kevin Stitt came through in Oklahoma while Democrat Paulette Jordan fell short in Idaho.
Election Day is finally here and Native candidates across the nation are hoping to secure victory at the polls in what has become a landmark year for the Native vote.
Debra Call, a Democrat, fears the lives of Native citizens in Alaska will be put at risk if her Republican opponent wins on November 6.
Native candidates are bringing something new to the larger national discourse.
A citizen of the Cherokee Nation is hoping to become Oklahoma's first Native American governor and already has the endorsement of a key Republican.
Tribes are battling the Trump administration over protections for the sacred grizzly bear.
From Yvette Herrell in New Mexico to Paulette Jordan in Idaho, it's been a record year for Native women candidates.
Environmental groups, tribes and individuals sued the federal government seeking to block the hunt, which was slated to take part in areas around Yellowstone National Park.
Paulette Jordan, a citizen of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, won a convincing primary victory in her bid to be the next governor of Idaho.
Paulette Jordan is making a lot of history as a young Native woman atop an all-female ticket.
Arvina Martin in Wisconsin and Erik Rydberg in California are among the Native vote candidates in a record year.
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes are set to reclaim ancestral remains of a young adult and a child.
The first #NativeVote18 tests are in Idaho, South Dakota and New Mexico, with candidates running for Congress, state attorney general and more.
The only caribou herd in the lower 48 United States has been declared 'functionally extinct' because it is down to just three animals.
Paulette Jordan is running as a Democrat in what is perhaps the reddest, most Republican state in the country.
More than 70 Native Americans are running for office across the nation and some are hoping to make history at the ballot boxes this year.
Peggy Flanagan of Minnesota and Paulette Jordan of Idaho are on the move as their historic campaigns advance.
Rebecca Plentywounds, a 35-year-old mother of seven, went missing on the Fort Hall Reservation in October 2017.
The Nez Perce Tribe, the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes are seeking to repatriate ancestral remains uncovered in Idaho.
A Coeur d’Alene woman seeking to become the first Native state governor in the nation’s history cites the example set by her grandmother for her decision to run.
Paulette Jordan is running for governor of Idaho. This is a big deal in so many ways.
The Coeur d'Alene Tribe is welcoming a new court decision that recognizes judgments from its judicial system.
The Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation has reacquired 640 acres of ancestral territory, including the site of the 1863 Bear River Massacre.
The remains of a young adult and a teenager that were found in Idaho pre-date the arrival of Christopher Columbus.
Landowners on the Nez Perce Reservation, the Pechanga Reservation and the Rincon Reservation are the latest to participate in the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
The governors of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming are thanking the Trump administration for removing protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.
Gunner Quagigant suffered severe injuries in the attack on the reservation in Idaho but is expected to recover fully.
A little more than 40 percent of all American Indian and Alaska Native legislators are female.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has received more than 650,000 comments about protections for the sacred animal.
Chairman Blane Edmo planted tribal ownership signs at the popular City Creek Trailhead in Pocatello, Idaho.
Let’s examine 2016 and what worked, what needed work, and what must be rethought.
Indian Country lost some races with really talented people. But elections are not forever.
Only about 12 Selkirk caribou live in parts of Idaho and Washington state.
William Mendoza is coming to the Idaho reservation to learn more about the State-Tribal Education Partnership.
Julyamsh is being held at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds after a one-year hiatus.
The state assumed authority under Public Law 280 more than 50 years ago.
Landowners from the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and the Quinault Nation are the latest to see offers as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
The tribal council is calling on witnesses to come forward with information about the murder of Darrel Auck on the Fort Hall Reservation in Idaho.
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, the Nez Perce Tribe and the Yankton Sioux Tribe will help facilitate sales for the program, which has so far paid more than $761 million to individual Indians.
The money comes from a $940 settlement between the Bureau of Indian Affairs and nearly 700 tribes and tribal organizations.
The Democratic presidential candidate was given a name in the Lushootseed language that means 'strong woman.'
Republicans voted in Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan and Mississippi while Democrats went to the polls in Michigan and Mississippi.
The agency is seeking $131.2 million to implement and maintain settlements for tribes in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota and South Dakota.
The new mayor of Plummer plans to improve relations between the city and the tribe.
Sam Abrahamson has worked for the tribal police department for 16 years.
More than 1,000 words in Nimipuutimt are available for iPhone, iPad or Android users.
Tinker Perkins is collecting the names of all the Native Americans who fought in Vietnam.
The tribe is issuing new identification cards free of charge to its veterans.
The tribe will pay $5 for every northern pike caught in the southern third of Lake Coeur d’Alene and some fish with special tags will fetch between $50 and $500.
The Cabazon Band, the Fond du Lac Band, the Ponca Tribe, the Quinault Nation and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are joining the effort.
Participants received training on ways to address sexual abuse against women and against children.
The South Selkirk herd migrates through Kootenai territory and is down to just 14 animals.
The Nez Perce have returned as a cultural and economic force, after working with whites in the area to purchase land at the edge of the Wallowa River.
The event takes place July 10-12 at the Boundary County Fairgrounds in Bonners Ferry.