With a growing number of communities celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day, another Democratic presidential candidate announced plans to improve the government's relationship with the first Americans.
The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal advocacy organization continues to undergo change, with a high-ranking staffer on the way out.
The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal organization has hired Kevin Allis, Forest County Potawatomi, as its first chief executive officer.
A plan to lease oil and gas drilling rights on nearly a million acres of land near the Te-Moak Tribe of the Western Shoshone illustrates the consistent lack of government consultation with tribes.
Sixteen states have filed suit against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration last week though Arizona and Texas aren’t among them.
Sovereign immunity has saved the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe from being included in a missing horse lawsuit in Nevada.
Tribal nations are supporting a Shoshone language name for Nevada's third-tallest peak.
The Washoe Tribe is working to recover ancestral lands in northern Nevada.
The Yerington Paiute Tribe continues to be left out of decisions affecting a polluted mining site in Nevada.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is hoping to clear up a cloud hanging over marijuana in Indian Country and in states across the nation.
The Yerington Paiute Tribe and the Walker River Paiute Tribe are slamming a land transfer bill that was drafted without their input.
'If federal land is going to be transferred, it should be returned to its original owners,' said Washoe Tribe Chairman Neil Mortimer.
Four of the 10 most 'isolated' towns in the United States are on or near reservations in Montana and Nevada, according to The Washington Post's Wonkblog.
William Milton Anderson, a former chairman of the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians, passed away on January 28. He was 44.
The Winnemucca Indian Colony is conjuring up Christopher Columbus in a lawsuit that challenges a raid of its hemp farm in California.
The Las Vegas Paiute Tribe is already looking for ways to expand its brand new marijuana business in Nevada.
The mass killing of Native Americans came to an end because of the outcry of all Americans and because of an outraged Congress.
Secretary Ryan Zinke of the Department of the Interior continues to defend his use of private and government planes as Republicans attempt to deflect criticism of the Trump administration.
Secretary Ryan Zinke of the Department of the Interior is facing a second investigation connected to his trip on a private plane that cost taxpayers more than $12,000.
The wife of a leader of the Lummi Nation is recovering after being injured during a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Two citizens of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe are being hailed as warriors for helping the victims of a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Controversy over the Trump administration's travel practices is growing, with Secretary Ryan Zinke's unusual trip from Nevada to his home in Montana coming under scrutiny.
Secretary Ryan Zinke of the Department of the Interior is urging President Donald Trump to reduce the boundaries of monuments supported by tribes, according a previously secret memo.
The Oglala Sioux Tribe is calling for an independent investigation into the shooting death of Rex Vance Wilson by police officers in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Yerington Paiute Tribe is joining the medical marijuana industry after signing a compact with the state of Nevada.
The Yerington Paiute Tribe is trying to hold the prior owners of an abandoned copper mine in Nevada accountable for polluting the environment.
The Las Vegas Paiute Tribe is building what Chairman Benny Tso is calling the largest marijuana dispensary in the nation.
Nevada tribes, sensing big economic opportunities, are getting into the marijuana industry by following a successful model from a nearby state.
The controversial nuclear waste repository, widely opposed in Nevada, could be revived by the incoming Trump administration.
Robert Smith never knew about the award for his service during the Battle of Slim Buttes in September 1876.
The Obama administration put an end to a dispute over the remains of a 10,000-year-old ancestor known as the Spirit Cave Man.
Sitting in her father’s law office in downtown Rapid City, Petra Wilson doesn’t look like a warrior, but that is how Della Frank, who nominated her for the National Indian Education Parent of the Year award described her.
The 45 veterans are paying tribute to their fellow service members during a busy weekend in the nation's capital.
Native voters could actually help deliver as many as 50 electoral votes out of the 538 total in the 2016 presidential race.
More than fifty Lakota rodeo athletes are headed to the Indian National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The 41st annual event promises $350,000 in cash prizes and other awards.
The remains of a 10,000-year-old individual known as Spirit Cave Man are going to the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe.
A high speed chase by Las Vegas, Nevada, police ended in the shooting death of 50-year-old Rex Vance Wilson, an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Tribe.
The Fallon-Paiute Shoshone Tribe has been seeking to rebury the remains of the Spirit Cave Man for two decades.
A woman was hospitalized after a pickup truck rammed through the Abolish KKKolumbus Day protest in Reno, Nevada.
More than 500,000 acres has been placed in trust but the figure includes properties that weren't the subject of land-into-trust applications.
Six tribes in Nevada will be regaining some of their ancestral territory under H.R.2733, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act.
Four Indian Country bills cleared the Senate as lawmakers head into an extended break before the November election.
The Nevada tribe has almost completed one solar facility and two more are in the works.
Walker River Paiute Chairman Bobby Sanchez, Pyramid Lake Paiute Chairman Vinton Hawley and three veterans are seeking equal access to the polls.
Lake Tahoe is the center of the world to the Washoe people.
Jonathan Bourne took the items -- including some from burial sites -- and kept them in his home.
The Nevada tribe is hoping to educate its youth about the importance of cultivating their own food.
Participants will be able to speak with VA officials and learn about home loans, the GI Bill and other services for veterans.
Chairman Arlan Melendez said the tribe's participation in the Diversity Day highlights his people's long military tradition.
Over 200 dancers and more than 30 arts, crafts and food vendors, along with former students and their families, are expected at the annual event.
Six tribes in Nevada and another one in Arizona are closer to securing new trust lands thanks to action on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
H.R.2733, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act, and H.R.2009, the ascua Yaqui Tribe Land Conveyance Act, are set for passage on June 7.
Chairman George Gholson said the Nuclear Regulatory Commission failed to adequately consider the impacts to his people.
The Nevada Native Nations Land Act now awaits action in the House.
Since hitting the road in 2013, the Tulalip / Swinomish photographer has visited 262 tribes across the nation.
The Anaconda Copper Mine is located near the Yerington Paiute Reservation and has contaminated wells with uranium, arsenic, lead and other toxic chemicals.
There have been a lot of developments this week in the story of Native candidates running for Congress: A Democrat-turned-Republican is running in Arizona; Tom Cole has a challenger from the right; and a Nevada congressional bid ends.
Three Indian bills are on the agenda: H.R.329, the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act; H.R.2009, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe Land Conveyance Act; and H.R.2733, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act.