Committee assignments are slowly trickling in for new members of Congress and the first Native women have landed key spots.
It was a day, and night, for Indian Country to remember as Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland joined the 116th Congress
As the first two Native women get to work in the 116th Congress, they will always have a reminder of the Indigenous people who are supporting them.
Tribal citizens descended on Washington, D.C., in droves for the historic inauguration of Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland to the 116th Congress.
It only took a few years the Quapaw Nation has restored 211 acres of its homelands in Kansas.
It looks like Yvette Herrell, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, won't be joining two other Native women in Congress.
Sharice Davids in Kansas and Deb Haaland in New Mexico became the first Native women elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
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.
There are a hundred-plus Native American candidates running for office. More than half are women.
Native candidates are bringing something new to the larger national discourse.
Indian Country leaders and advocates continue to express optimism that not one but two Native women will soon be walking the halls of Congress.
A Kansas Republican unleashed a racist, homophobic attack on Sharice Davids, a Democrat running for U.S. Congress.
Three Native women are seeking seats in the U.S. Congress. This might be the year for all of them.
From Yvette Herrell in New Mexico to Paulette Jordan in Idaho, it's been a record year for Native women candidates.
Voters in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District will make a historic choice this November, with two Cherokee citizens on the ballot.
U.S. Congressional candidate Sharice Davids had trouble finding housing when she lived and worked on the Pine Ridge Reservation a few years ago.
A Republican descendant of immigrants claims his indigenous opponent is not from around here.
Another Native woman is making history after winning her primary for a U.S. Congress seat in Kansas.
One Native Republican defended Donald Trump but other Native candidates were critical of the president's remarks about Russia.
The chairman of the Quapaw Tribe is up for re-election and his opponent is an unlikely one.
One #NativeVote18 candidate in Kansas is facing the Trump machine while another has resurfaced in New Mexico.
Tribal nations are currently asserting water rights as a way to ensure economic vitality, affirm sovereignty and provide basic services that some communities lack.
The Iowa Tribe is slowly reclaiming ownership of its reservation along the Nebraska-Kansas line.
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.
A special election in Pennsylvania is a good sign for Native American #NativeVote18 candidates running for office.
Another Native American woman is ready to make history.
Bry Cordell Smiley, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, will be hosting the first-ever Two-Spirit powwow at Haskell Indian Nations University.
The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation continues efforts to diversify its economy.
Two Democrats in the Kansas Legislature want to know more about why Gov. Sam Brownback appointed the same individual to two high-level positions, allowing him to collect two paychecks since 2014.
The Kickapoo Tribe is using a $1.18 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to support child and family programs in Kansas.
The Kickapoo Tribe looking to move forward in positive directions with its neighbors, Chairman Lester Randall says.
Chairman Edmore Green, Vice Chairman James Jensen and Treasurer Nancy Keller are being targeted once again.
The federally-operated institution in Kansas is facing two lawsuits in connection with an unresolved sexual assault case.
President Venida Chenault is being accused of nepotism because her son is employed at the federally-operated institution.
Angelina Adams alleges she was demoted after she assisted a student who was the victim of the assault.
Some faculty members and some students at the tribal college in Kansas see nepotism at work.
Chairman Lester Randall is signing an agreement that paves the way for a reliable source of water on the reservation in Kansas.
The board advises the Bureau of Indian Affairs on ways to meet the needs of Indian children with disabilities.
It’s good to hear that the Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma is ready to involve the public in its planning for a 90-acre site near Lawrence.
My first contact with the issue of disenrollment occurred as a student at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas.
The tribal college in Kansas needs between $111 million and $123 million to upgrade aging structures and build new dorms, classrooms and other facilities.
The Navajo Nation citizen is well known for her fight against racist mascots in sports.
The Kansas tribe is threatening Steve Cadue, a former longtime chairman, and two other ex-leaders with jail time and banishment.
The Iowa Tribe and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation entered into the agreements and negotiations continue with two more tribes.
Haskell has endured many hardships. She stands like a grand old lady forgotten, neglected and disrespected.
Romeo Whitebird was just seven months old when he was beaten by his caretaker, who is now serving nine years in prison.
Matthew 'Cougar' Downing, Jr., has enjoyed a long career in basketball, both as a player and as a coach.
A growing number of tribes, schools, communities and states are joining the Indigenous People's Day movement.
Steve Cadue, who served as chair several times over the last 30 years, believes his rivals are trying to prevent him from seeking election again.
The market runs Saturday and Sunday and the powwow takes place on Saturday.
Students at the tribal college in Kansas can finally get Internet access in their dorm rooms.
Current Chairman Lester Randall is blaming two former leaders for the the tribe's financial situation.
The trek to Haskell Indian Nations University is one which countless Indigenous people have taken for many generations.
Steve Cadue, who led the tribe for much of the past 30 years, was removed from office in January amid budget concerns.
The Higher Learning Commission visited the campus in 2015 for a 10-year evaluation.
The lawmaker was responsible for the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act and is pushing the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act.
Monthly sweat lodges at the Robert J. Dole Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas, have been canceled twice so far this year.
The powwow includes a community dance, a youth basketball clinic and a walk/run.
The two-day event takes place at the tribe's Allegawaho Memorial Heritage Park near Council Grove.