Justice Neil Gorsuch has helped tribes win in two cases so far. He's locked out of a third but experts are sensing a sea change on the nation's highest court.
Tribal leaders are expressing hope after judges on a federal appeals court questioned the attacks on the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Arguments are taking place in a case that tribes say goes to the very heart of their sovereignty and their relationship with the United States.
Congress sent a message to the White House by rebuking Donald Trump's border emergency while confirming a judge opposed by tribes.
Democrats are sounding the alarm after Republicans confirmed a Trump nominee for a lifetime spot on a key federal appeals court despite Indian Country's objections.
There are a hundred-plus Native American candidates running for office. More than half are women.
Native voters are continuing to fight the state of North Dakota's restrictive voter identification law.
One of President Trump's court nominees tried to dispel concerns about his record on tribal law, saying his previous work did not reflect how he would rule as a judge.
Native voters in North and South Dakota embrace the value of their vote since Standing Rock.
The National Congress of American Indians and the Native American Rights Fund are opposing one of President Trump's judicial nominees.
Tara Sweeney, the new Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs for the Trump administration, is back home in Alaska.
The recently confirmed Supreme Court justice was heavily opposed by Indigenous leaders.
Thousands of Native voters in North Dakota will be disenfranchised ahead of a critical election unless they take action to protect their rights.
A federal judge's decision to strike down the Indian Child Welfare Act continues to draw strong reactions.
Native voters have filed an emergency appeal with the Supreme Court after losing a case affecting their rights in North Dakota.
The U.S. Supreme Court is back in session as Indian Country awaits the fate of controversial nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
With a high-stakes nomination in doubt, the Supreme Court is preparing for a term that's already going to be a busy one for tribal interests.
Are Native-related issues enough to sink the nomination of President Donald J. Trump’s choice for the Supreme Court?
The Supreme Court might get a new justice soon but it's not clear whether Brett Kavanaugh understands tribes and their issues.
A tribal water rights fund is due to run out of money but the Trump administration isn't ready to support a permanent fix.
Indian Country is preparing for another busy season at the Supreme Court amid a political firestorm.
The Supreme Court will be undergoing another shakeup in the Trump era with the departure of a key member who has played a critical role in Indian law cases.
Native voters in North Dakota continue to fight for their rights amid repeated attempts to limit their participation.
The Trump administration has come through for a Crow citizen in a treaty rights dispute. Will it sway the nation's highest court?
The Muscogee Nation and the state of Oklahoma are headed into a historic sovereignty clash thanks to the Supreme Court.
After seven months, the Trump administration has finally provided its views in a closely-watched treaty rights case and it's not looking good for Indian Country.
A $600,000 grant will enable the Tribal Supreme Court Project to advocate for Indian Country at the highest court in the land.
The U.S. Supreme Court could soon be delivering another jolt to Indian Country, as another treaty rights case is looming on the horizon.
Over the objections of Indian Country, President Donald Trump will be reducing the size of the Bears Ears National Monument during a visit to Utah.
A closely-watched reservation boundary case could be headed to the nation's highest court, setting up a clash between tribes, states and the Trump administration.
A bill to repeal one of the many remnants of the termination era is advancing in Congress.
Despite being restored to federal recognition, the Klamath Tribes are still hindered by a termination-era law that limits control of their own assets.
A bill being rushed through Congress is raising alarms in Indian Country about the future of the Bears Ears National Monument and other important places.
The Native American Voting Rights Coalition is identifying and documenting obstacles faced by Native voters.
President Donald Trump is slowly filling open seats on courts across the nation and one of his picks has an important link to Indian Country.
The nation's oldest Indian legal advocacy group is speaking out President Trump's new voter fraud initiative.
The new monument enjoys strong support across Indian Country but the president sounded more concerned about the views of non-Indians in Utah.
After losing case after case, tribes hope they have finally found in a friend in Neil Gorsuch, hand-picked by President Donald Trump.
Tribal leaders and advocates are embracing Neil Gorsuch but it wasn't enough to affect a showdown between Republicans and Democrats in the Senate.
Tribal leaders and advocates are breathing a sigh of relief after a federal judge rejected a broad challenge on the historic law.
Donald Trump's nominee has a far better record when it comes to tribes than the man he would be replacing on the nation's highest court.
It's been a rocky start for the Trump administration but the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the nation's highest court is drawing praise in Indian Country.
Even though Dakota Access is moving a lot faster than anticipated, a federal judge declined to halt construction activities in North Dakota.
The fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline is entering a crucial phase as tribes and their citizens place their faith in a system of justice that hasn't always addressed their concerns.
Tribes pay close attention to the nation's highest court because the decisions carry significant impacts in their communities.
The Trump administration is putting its mark on the #NoDAPL lawsuit.
A legal, regulatory and political push continues in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
The ruling could determine the fate of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.
Chairman Lester Randall is signing an agreement that paves the way for a reliable source of water on the reservation in Kansas.
Tribes in Alaska will finally be able to follow the land-into-trust process just like their brothers and sisters in the Lower 48.
A federal judge put a halt to a new voter identification law citing discriminatory impacts on Native Americans.
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has cleared the way for the Bureau of Indian Affairs to approve land-into-trust applications in the 49th state.
With four Indian law case on the docket, tribes were preparing for the worst.
A record four Indian law cases were on the docket and tribes are still waiting for a decision a closely-watched jurisdiction dispute.