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.
A family court decision in Pine Ridge in October 2017 failed to keep a boy in the home that he was being raised in.
Sixteen states have filed suit against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration last week though Arizona and Texas aren’t among them.
At Miami University in Ohio, the Myaamia Center is revitalizing culture and building racial equity.
A stereotypical 'war chant' song will no longer be performed at University of Illinois games.
The Ho-Chunk Nation is making its presence known in Chicago, Illinois.
The Lake County Discovery Museum is following the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
Work on the Iowa portion of the 1,100-mile Dakota Access Pipeline is due to start next week.
The Iowa Utilities Board granted a permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline without consulting the tribe, according to a new letter.
Republican real estate mogul Donald Trump won three more states as a rival dropped out. Democrat Hillary Clinton won at least four of five states.
As the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe mobilizes to prevent construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Iowa Utilities Board is holding a webcast public hearing March 9-10 of its latest deliberations about the hazardous liquid project application.
The saga will end up costing the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, home of a retired controversial Indian mascot, more than $2 million.
Nearly a dozen young tribal members visited sites in and around the Shawnee National Forest.
We know now that Illinois is a place that is very difficult to do work on behalf of indigenous peoples.
The Apache Stronghold group will be crossing several states as they make their way to Washington, D.C., for events on July 21 and July 22.
Anticipated destruction of natural resources, sacred sites, and family farm economy is triggering tribal governments, their enrollees, Native American non-profits, their allies, and rural people to defy the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline.
The bobcat was deliberately placed with the remains of 22 ancestors at a 2,000-year-old site.
So, while the dust has yet to settle, there is a fifty-fifty chance right now that come this fall, American Indian Studies at UIUC would be reduced to a single faculty member.
'Playing Indian' is so common that most Native peoples have grown inured to the cringe-inducing spectacle of white folks doing ungainly dances at hobby powwows all over the world.
Congress today has among the lowest approval ratings that it’s ever had—down there with cockroaches and root canals.
Dennis Hastert, the former Speaker of the House, was tied to the Jack Abramoff scandal and opposed tribes seeking to re-establish ties in his home state of Illinois.
The Cleveland team states its nickname and its logo acknowledge and pay tribute to Penobscot Indian Louis Sockalexis of Maine and the history of the team.
The pipeline would cross 18 counties in Iowa, effectively cutting the state in half.
Joseph H. Martin, a tribal member, is an attorney who has been active in Indian law circles.
American Indian Movement activists raised concerns about the use of the Lakota word in an alcoholic beverage.
Ed Rice discusses his talk in honor of Louis Sockalexis, a member of the Penobscot Nation who is considered the first Native American in major league baseball.
Faculty in the Indian studies program say they weren't consulted by university leadership and have cast a vote of no confidence in the chancellor.
An Illinois main explains how he used to find Indian artifacts but laments that few seem to be around these days.
Lawsuit seeks $9 billion, based of team's use of Indian imagery.
Jacqueline Keeler shares what it was like growing up with a racist Indian mascot in Cleveland, Illinois.
Cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz notes eerie similarities between his 2002 cartoon and a 2014 protest against the Chief Wahoo mascot.
Columnist discusses new movement among some fans of the Cleveland baseball team to remove the offensive Chief Wahoo mascot from jerseys and caps.
Native American activists and their supporters will demonstrate against the Chief Wahoo mascot at the Cleveland Indians home opener on Friday.
Cynthia Connolly, a member of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, calls for the elimination of the Cleveland Indians mascot.
Urban Indian organizations wonder why they aren't seeing any federal funds in the Bureau of Indian Affairs budget.
Writer claims opponents of the stereotypical "Chief Wahoo" mascot don't really care about Native Americans:
Newspaper calls on Cleveland professional football team to retire its stereotypical Chief Wahoo mascot.
Student at University of Illinois discusses the continued use of the Chief Illiniwek mascot.
The once-thriving American Indian Center of Chicago has lost all of its city funding. The center received $45,000 last year. But Mayor Rahm Emanuel eliminated all funds this year for...
A city alderman in Chicago, Illinois, is coming under fire for comments he made about a 'peace pipe' during a public meeting.
"As you enter East Dubuque cemetery, quite near the entrance you will find the gravesite of "Indian Kate" Eberle. That had often been the name that she was known by...
The Cheyenne River Youth Project in South Dakota recently hosted a group of young volunteers from Illinois. Ten teens from the Youth Crossroads spent seven days on the reservation. They...
"Susan Power grew up in a three-room house on a South Dakota reservation, a stone's throw from where Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull was believed to be buried. "Whenever we...