A bill to protect Native women from violence and address the #MMIW crisis has stalled on Capitol Hill.
America's mining laws haven't undergone significant review since the era of the Indian wars.
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.
Fewer than half the households on tribal lands in Arizona have access to broadband internet, and only one exceeds the state average.
A tweet about Pocahontas spooked Republicans on Capitol Hill. Indian Country was the loser.
Bills to address the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women are pending in Congress.
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.
The Climate Action Now Act would require the U.S. to meet the obligations of a global climate change accord.
The Trump administration remains silent on a key issue -- forward funding for tribal programs.
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.
Tribes, Democrats and watchdog groups are paying close attention to David Bernhardt, derided by some as a creature of Washington's swamp.
Tribes played a critical role in the negotiation of a multi-state drought plan that is about to become law.
From 2002 to 2013, the list price of insulin nearly tripled, causing patient out-of-pocket expenses to double.
With David Bernhardt at the helm, the Department of the Interior has been one disaster after another, tribes and their advocates assert.
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.
Deb Haaland is passing on a Senate run.
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.
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.
With backing from one of the first Native women in Congress, tribes are calling for a permanent ban on energy development on ancestral territory.
The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan is a multi-state and multi-tribe agreement.
What difference does it make to have Native Americans in the Congress?
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act improves tribal access to crime databases in hopes of holding non-Native predators accountable.
The Trump administration has been one policy disaster after another, according to tribal leaders, and it's about to get even more rocky at the Department of the Interior.
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.
The government post with the most responsibility in Indian Country might soon be filled by a longtime lawyer and lobbyist.
Could Deb Haaland or Sharice Davids make history by winning seats in the U.S. Senate?
It’s taken years of negotiating to reach a deal, which involves seven states, local and tribal governments, plus the U.S. and Mexico.
A pilot program that has provided assistance for those in need of mental and addiction care runs out of funding at the end of the month.
Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona), a survivor of sexual assault in the military, is serving on a task force to address the issue.
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.
Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency, after both chambers of Congress rebuked his border emergency declaration.
A bill to renew the Violence Against Women Act is moving forward in a more partisan era, impacting how tribes are able to protect women.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is tackling the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women.
Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona) revealed that she was raped by a superior officer while in the Air Force but was too 'ashamed and confused' to report it at the time.
Democrats pushed one of their top priorities through the House, advancing a bill to strengthen background checks on gun transfers.
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.
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.
Former astronaut Mark Kelly’s launch event for his U.S. Senate bid drew several hundred Democratic supporters, a curious Republican and even a candidate for Phoenix mayor.
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.
Both sides agree that government shutdowns are bad for the American people, bad for government and bad for policy making.
Critics are concerned that William Barr might interfere with probes of the Trump administration now that he's in charge of the Department of Justice.
It’s very clear that conservatives have one plan for dealing with the popularity of the Green New Deal.