A bill to protect Native women from violence and address the #MMIW crisis has stalled on Capitol Hill.
Three-fourths of Bureau of Indian Affairs roads are unpaved, leaving schools on reservations to spend money on frequent maintenance for the buses that have to travel those roads.
It's the Department of Justice's turn to present its budget to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney was at the White House but won't say whether tribal legislation came up before President Trump tweeted about it.
A panel of federal officials and tribal leaders will talk about the budgets for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service.
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney, and her new boss, Secretary David Bernhardt, are on Capitol Hill to talk about the Trump administration's budget.
A former Indian Health Service pediatrician who was convicted of sexual abuse and awaits trial on more charges continues to cause headaches for the beleaguered agency.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will take testimony on bills affecting Indian education, treaty rights and tribal homelands.
Nearly two decades after the first executive order on tribal consultation, the federal government is still struggling to meet their trust and treaty responsibilities.
The opioid crisis has hit Indian Country hard, with high rates of addiction, overdoses and deaths been seen across the nation.
Tribes, Democrats and watchdog groups are paying close attention to David Bernhardt, derided by some as a creature of Washington's swamp.
A hearing on community development in Indian Country turned into an apology tour for the Trump administration as a slate of officials were forced to explain why they turned in their testimony late.
The Trump administration has put a loan guarantee program at the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the chopping block.
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney made her first appearance before Congress and had to apologize for being late with her testimony.
With backing from one of the first Native women in Congress, tribes are calling for a permanent ban on energy development on ancestral territory.
It's taken nearly nine months, but Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney is finally ready to testify before Congress.
To the list of issues affecting education, Gila River Indian Community Gov. Stephen Roe Lewis would add a new problem: deteriorating roads.
Safety of reservation roads and efforts to expand tribal self-governance were discussed by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
Lawmakers are exercising oversight in a tricky area of federal policy where tribes have clashed with the Trump administration.
An Indian Health Service pediatrician abused young patients on two reservations for years without being held accountable.
One U.S. Senate candidate has brought on a tribal citizen to serve as campaign treasurer.
Tribal, federal and state officials are testifying about public safety and drug enforcement at a field hearing in North Dakota.
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.