U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared split on whether the family of a Mexican teen who was shot across the border and killed by a Border Patrol agent in Texas can sue the agent.
Thanks to a union of land cooperatives, people in Puebla have food sovereignty and education in Nahuatl instead of mega-projects and a Walmart.
After traveling thousands of miles fleeing violence and discrimination, LGBTQ women -- many of them Indigenous -- find safety and support at T’ja Xuj.
The economic success that America has experienced lately is truly historic.
The president of Mexico wants to run a $6 billion tourist train through Maya homelands. He says Mother Earth already approved it.
Mexico alone has nearly five times the number of people of Native ancestry than the U.S. and Canada combined.
Every day we delay approving the agreement, we hurt American farmers, ranchers, workers, manufacturers, and businesses.
Undocumented immigration from Mexico has dropped so significantly over a decade that Mexicans no longer make up the majority of those living in the U.S. illegally.
Two trophy skulls, recently discovered by archaeologists in the jungles of Belize, may help shed light on the little-understood collapse of the once powerful Classic Maya civilization.
The number of migrants apprehended at the southern border surged to 144,278 in May, bringing the total for the first eight months of fiscal 2019 to 676,315, already more than any full year in the last decade.
The trial of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren began with the prosecutor asserting that federal authorities are not targeting humanitarian aid along the border with Mexico.
When big cats cross from one country into another, they can fall victim to wildlife traffickers, drug cartels, highways and more emerging threats.
Shelters struggle to keep pace with the release of migrants into the community, while migrants once held in detention centers set out on their journeys as they await court hearings.
Apprehensions at the southern border in the first half of fiscal 2019 are almost as high as the total for all of 2018, with the number of families rising more than three times.
'We’ll keep it closed for a long time, I’m not playing games,' the president said.
'The time has come to reconcile but first they should ask forgiveness,' Mexico's president said.
Life was already difficult for Native Americans who live along – and across – the border even before President Donald Trump declared a national emergency.
Hundreds gathered outside the White House to protest President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border.
Officials and residents are upset about the addition of sharp wire along the fence in their border community.
Yalitza Aparicio, who is Mixtec and Triqui, has been nominated for an Academy Award for her first film role.
Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) is a relative newcomer to Congress but he's already won some friends in Indian Country.
The wall along the U.S. border with Mexico has damaged and destroyed sacred sites, according to a new report.
An indigenous leader who was opposing development on sacred Wixarika lands was killed in Mexico.
Turquoise used by Native societies in Mexico did not come from the American Southwest as previously thought, according to a new study.
The Department of Homeland Security is expediting the construction of a border wall, acting on the campaign promises of President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump’s announcement that he plans to send U.S. troops to patrol the border left southern Arizona sheriffs looking for details before committing to the president’s 'big step.'
A ball game that has been played in Mexico for centuries gives indigenous people a way to maintain their traditions in the United States,
'The Sonoran Desert has a secret,' artist Alvaro Enciso said. 'Not very many people know about 3,000 casualties here, 2,000 people missing.'
With immigration and border policies changing dramatically under President Trump, a unique event is seeking to bridge the divide between the first Americans and more recent arrivals.
Indigenous and Latino rights advocates stood together to protest racial inequality in Arizona’s justice system as President Donald Trump returned to their state for the first time since the election.
The Department of Homeland Security invoked a waiver of environmental and other regulations to speed construction of projects along the United States border with Mexico.
The House passed a $713.4 billion defense spending bill that includes almost $1.6 billion to begin construction of a wall along the United States border with Mexico.
Traditional indigenous food from Mexico is misunderstood in the U.S.—and is actually among the world’s healthiest.
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe was the first with an approved enhanced tribal card and is now helping other Indians join the program.
Maria de Jesus Patricio Martinez, a traditional doctor, is the first indigenous woman to run for president of Mexico.
Miguel Vazquez and Agustin Vazquez were resisting efforts to turn their tribe's homelands into drug farms.
María Lorena Ramírez ran the 31-mile UltraTrail Cerro Rojo without the aid of professional sports gear.
Unless Congress acts to replace or extend the budget, nonessential government services would stop at 12:01 a.m. Saturday – Donald Trump’s 100th day in office.
The three children were found safe in Mexico in June 2016 after being kidnapped in November 2014.
Some tribes have already made their position on a border wall very clear: they don't want it.
President Donald Trump’s proposal for a southwestern border wall would do more than separate two nations – it would split another nation in half, say tribal advocates.
Chairman Ed Manuel and Vice Chairman Verlon Jose asked the Department of Homeland Security for a seat at the table.
Before September 11, 2001, a barbed wire fence was all that marked the border on the reservation.
Tensions are high on the Tohono O’odham Nation, where Border Patrol has proposed high-tech surveillance towers as part of a sophisticated 'virtual wall' system.
The tribe was not consulted by President Donald Trump before he ordered a wall to be build through the reservation.
Indian Country has already been excluded from prior border security efforts.
The historic resistance movement in the Northern Great Plains inspires hopes for recognition of territorial and human rights in Latin America.
A woman was allegedly trying to bring the items into the United States from Mexico.
Donald Trump will have to fight for every single mile of Tohono O’odham land—legally, and possibly even physically.
Vice Chairman Verlon Jose: 'Over my dead body will a wall be built.'
Vice Chair Verlon Jose: 'Over my dead body will anyone build a wall there.'
Top officials from the United States, Canada and Mexico are working to address high levels of violence.
Followers of the Jehovah’s Witnesses reportedly told a professor that they damaged the site because it conflicted with their religion.
The two-time chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs could lose his seat due to his support for the Republican presidential candidate.
At bottom, the pope’s words add up to a call for indigenous people to forget the atrocities leveled against their ancestors.
The leader of the Catholic Church urged followers to seek forgiveness from indigenous people but otherwise did not offer a direct apology for centuries of land theft and other abuses.
The leader of the Catholic Church plans to issue an edict supporting the use of indigenous languages in ceremonies.
The Tigua Social Dance Group will open the musical portion of the Two Nations One Faith event in El Paso, Texas, on February 17.
When Fernando Cortez initiated his conquest in 1519, he met and befriended the Tlaxcalans.
About 15,000 tribal members live in Baja California, thousands of miles from Triqui territory in southern Mexico.