A statue shows Sacagawea, the Native woman who helped the Lewis and Clark expedition, at the feet of the White men assigned to lead it.
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are in a long-running dispute with a non-Indian company that refuses to pay for the storage of hazardous waste.
The federal government has treaty and trust responsibilities to tribal governments, including the protection of tribal cultural resources.
The nation's highest court has once again sided with Indian Country in a treaty rights case.
The Trump administration has come through for a Crow citizen in a treaty rights dispute. Will it sway the nation's highest court?
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes are set to reclaim ancestral remains of a young adult and a child.
The opioid crisis has hit rural Native Americans significantly harder than any group in the nation, and the problem may be even worse because of racial misclassification on death certificates.
Rebecca Plentywounds, a 35-year-old mother of seven, went missing on the Fort Hall Reservation in October 2017.
The Nez Perce Tribe, the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes are seeking to repatriate ancestral remains uncovered in Idaho.
The U.S. Supreme Court could soon be delivering another jolt to Indian Country, as another treaty rights case is looming on the horizon.
Gunner Quagigant suffered severe injuries in the attack on the reservation in Idaho but is expected to recover fully.
Chairman Blane Edmo planted tribal ownership signs at the popular City Creek Trailhead in Pocatello, Idaho.
The state assumed authority under Public Law 280 more than 50 years ago.
Landowners from the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and the Quinault Nation are the latest to see offers as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
The tribal council is calling on witnesses to come forward with information about the murder of Darrel Auck on the Fort Hall Reservation in Idaho.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has acknowledged missteps in its outreach to Indian Country.
Tinker Perkins is collecting the names of all the Native Americans who fought in Vietnam.
The tribe is issuing new identification cards free of charge to its veterans.
The tribes will be gain access to national criminal databases as required by the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010.
The Cabazon Band, the Fond du Lac Band, the Ponca Tribe, the Quinault Nation and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are joining the effort.
James Walks Along, the historic preservation officer for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, was forced off the stage at a recent public meeting.
Cleve Davis received his doctoral degree in science from the University of Idaho.
Tribes in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho are worried about the potential removal of the bear from the protections of the Endangered Species Act.
The state of Wyoming is citing a U.S. Supreme Court decision from 1896 as justification for pursuing tribal members who hunt on ceded lands.
The community voiced near unanimous opposition to any changes.
A boundary resolution bill has already been signed into law and a land-into-trust bill awaits President Obama's signature.
One bill resolves a boundary dispute while the other ensures certain tribal land acquisitions are placed in trust.
Four bills are being considered today and a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act will be on the agenda tomorrow.
Tribes are worried that delisting will lead to state-sanctioned hunts.
Northwest Public Radio reports on efforts by tribes to control the growing wild horse populations on their reservations in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.
Tensions flared when local law enforcement responded to the reservation to deal with an armed man.
Five bills affecting taxation, tribal foster children, a land dispute, land-into-trust and an Alaska Native corporation are on the agenda.
Writer reflects on the life of Chief Pocatello, a Shoshone leader who signed the Fort Bridger Treaty of 1868.
Most of the discussion centered on a bill to authorize self-determination contracts for the Cobell land buy-back program.
Bills address taxation of per capita payments for a Minnesota tribe, the safety of Native children, the Cobell buy-back program and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho.
Bills address land-into-trust, Native youth, water rights, Alaska Native safety and energy development.
Seven bills are on the agenda while the hearing will focus on Indian education.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing tomorrow on five bills.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing this Wednesday on five bills.
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho will ask the full 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear a jurisdiction case.
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho can't exercise jurisdiction over a non-Indian who owns land in fee simple, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.
Boise State Public Radio reports on the opening of the Chief Tahgee Elementary Academy, a new charter school operated by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho.
Leaders of three Idaho tribes testified against an idea to transfer federal land to the state.
The Bureau of Land Management has delayed a decision on closing a sacred site to climbers.
Nathan Small, the chairman of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho, on the Environmental Protection Agency cleanup order for a toxic site.
Lori Edmo-Suppah on gathering of Shoshone and Paiute tribes in Idaho: Descendants of the original Boise Valley people are returning to our homeland Friday to Sunday to honor our ancestors....
Mark Trahant will serve as the 20th Atwood Chair of Journalism at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes will emphasize culture and language at their new charter school in Idaho. The Chief Tahgee Elementary Academy will open in the fall. It's named in honor of...
The Bureau of Land Management might keep a sacred site in Idaho off limits to climbers. Climbing at Castle Rocks has been barred since 2003. In April, the BLM announced...
Members of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho participated in a ceremonial hunt on the National Elk Refuge in Wyoming. This was the sixth annual hunt for the tribe. Members took...
"In the spirit of collaboratively honoring the 2010 Memorandum of Agreement between Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and Idaho State University, in part to promote educational access, ISU Native American Academic Services and...
"Three students from the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are the first to enroll in an Idaho State University geosciences program that is designed to blend western science and Native American knowledge to...
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho will distribute a $60 million trust settlement to its members. The figure isn't exact but it looks like each member will receive about $10,000, KIFI-TV...
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho will open a $47 million hotel and event center in mid-July, with a grand opening slated for August 17. The 164,000 square-foot facility sits on...
The Idaho State Journal wasn't told to leave a candidates' forum for the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. The paper was allowed to hear opening statements from the candidates who attended the "public"...
A non-Indian company doing business on the Fort Hall Reservation must pay regulatory fees to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, the Idaho Court of Appeals ruled on Friday. FMC Corp. agreed to...
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho settled a trust mismanagement lawsuit for $60 million. The tribe filed a lawsuit over trust funds and trust assets. Allegations of mismanagement dated to the...
The White House reaffirmed its support for S.1925, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, in a statement that highlighted the tribal provisions of the measure. "Rates...
Devon Boyer, a council member for the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho, will join Vice President Joe Biden at the White House on Wednesday to push for passage of the Violence...