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.
A Trump nominee who has repeatedly advocated against tribal interests is up for a lifetime appointment to a key federal appeals court.
A panel of tribal leaders and one federal official will testify about the efforts of the Administration for Native Americans.
Rep. Tom Cole, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, is standing by President Trump's controversial border wall emergency.
We need an assessment of the direct-service facilities within the Indian Health Service as soon as possible.
With one figure forced out under a cloud, the official tapped to lead the Department of the Interior is promising a new era of relations with Indian Country.
A federal judge has dealt a setback to the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, whose homelands have long been the subject of controversy.
The law that established the Administration for Native Americans is marking its 45th anniversary.
Cindy McCain has made unsubstantiated claims about children being trafficked in Indian Country.
The Indian Child Welfare Act is under attack and tribes are pushing back after conservative and Christian groups joined the battle.
The criminal cases connected to the Dakota Access Pipeline have concluded in North Dakota, two years after the Trump administration gave the final approval for the controversial project.
After a somewhat disappointing start in the Trump era, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs continues to hit the ground running.
Native languages, Native veterans and tribal economic development are the subject of three bills being advanced by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work as the 116th Congress kicks into gear.
Tribes are growing increasingly alarmed by the never-ending government shutdown that has no solution in sight.
Tribes will see familiar faces as the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, one of the busiest in Congress, gets back to work.
The Washington NFL team should not be rewarded for racism, according to key Democrats in Congress.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is stepping down from the Trump administration following yet another report of pervasive misconduct at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Time is running out for tribes to see action on their legislative agenda as lawmakers prepare to wrap up the 115th session of Congress.
Since the arrival of Tara Sweeney as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, there have been at least five investigations of harassment, misconduct and other questionable behaviors.
Federal law enforcement officials have admitted a 'problem' exists in Indian Country -- too many people go missing and are murdered every year.
Federal law enforcement officials and Native women will be discussing the missing and murdered in Indian Country at a hearing in Washington, D.C.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be confronting the 'silent crisis' of the missing and the murdered at a hearing on December 12.
George Herbert Walker Bush only served one term as U.S. president but it proved to be a productive one for tribal interests.
Tribes will have to move quickly to save the Indian Child Welfare Act from being invalidated across the nation.
The Republican-controlled Congress continues to play catch-up when it comes to Indian Country's agenda in the Trump era.
Three symbolic resolutions and three substantive bills are advancing as the clock winds down on the 115th Congress.
Two years of Republican control in the nation's capital have resulted in few concrete gains for Indian Country.
On November 14, 1992, a Native American woman was found murdered in Tucson, and 26 years later her name is still not known.
Tribal leaders from Arizona, North Dakota and Oklahoma are testifying in support of bills that affect their communities.
Sheena Between Lodges, 32, came out of a coma after being severely beaten. She remains under close watch in South Dakota.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work after the historic mid-term election.
Savanna's Act represents a first step to address what Native women are calling an epidemic.
A 32-year-old Lakota woman suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten in South Dakota.
It looks like Yvette Herrell, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, won't be joining two other Native women in Congress.
The power of the Native vote is on display as Democrat Jon Tester survived a near-fatal blow in the heart of Trump country.
Sharice Davids in Kansas and Deb Haaland in New Mexico became the first Native women elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians is the latest to comply with the Violence Against Women Act, which recognizes the 'inherent' authority of tribes.
Citizens of the Crow Tribe are mobilizing after their leader endorsed Republican Matt Rosendale in a closely-watched Senate race.
Native voters are continuing to fight the state of North Dakota's restrictive voter identification law.
Indian Country continues to stand behind the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, whose homelands are slated to be taken out of trust by the Trump administration.
Congress went on break last week but not before sending another pro-tribal bill to President Donald Trump.
Thousands of Native voters in North Dakota will be disenfranchised ahead of a critical election unless they take action to protect their rights.
Two lawmakers in Nebraska are working to address the crisis of missing and murdered Native women.
Opposition in Indian Country wasn't enough to derail President Trump's controversial nominee to the Supreme Court.
A Navajo Nation water settlement, a bill to repeal a paternalistic federal policy and broadband in Indian County are on the agenda on Capitol Hill.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking a closer look at juvenile justice issues.
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.
A new report is highlighting the challenges facing young Native Americans who end up in the justice system.
A simple change in federal law will help tribes address suicide in their communities, according to a bipartisan group of lawmakers.
With his Indian law record in doubt, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court is confronting a sexual assault allegation.
The state of Washington isn't waiting on the federal government to do something about the Native women who go missing every year.
Savanna Marie Greywind has been symbolic of the epidemic of missing and murdered Native women and girls.
Indian Country saw a busy day on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers passing four bills as tribal leaders discussed major issues and controversies.
Indian Country is entering uncharted territory with the Trump administration's move to take a tribe's reservation out of trust.