As he was waging war on the Creek Nation, Andrew Jackson sent three Creek children to live at his family home and plantation.
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.
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney made her first appearance before Congress and had to apologize for being late with her testimony.
The National Congress of American Indians is finalizing the schedule for its big meeting in Washington, D.C., next week.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) has refused to say whether he will defend the tribal jurisdiction provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.
As president, Andrew Jackson led the forced removal of Indian nations from their homelands in the Southeast.
Director Mike Black admits latest budget request will not resolve a long-standing maintenance backlog of dams in Indian Country.
The resolution cites the forced relocation of tribes from the southeastern United States during the tenure of the former president.
The two Oklahoma tribes will receive a total of $186 million to settle trust mismanagement claims against the federal government.
The Choctaw Nation and the Chickasaw Nation agreed to accept $186 million to settle a trust mismanagement lawsuit they filed in 2005.
The Choctaw Nation will receive $139.5 million and the Chickasaw Nation will receive $46.5 million to resolve a lawsuit filed in 2005.
The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued final guidance after extensive consultation in Indian Country
Elizabeth Peratrovich is remembered today for her role in the passage of the Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945.
Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act of 1830, which forced American Indian tribes to leave their homes and property in southern states to make way for white settlers and cotton.
The Lemhi Shoshone woman who assisted the Lewis and Clark expedition came in third in a national survey.
The Native American Financial Services Association represents tribes with online lending operations.
Tribes have attracted nationwide attention by establishing online lending operations on their lands.
Andrew Jackson was a slave owner whose decisions annihilated American Indian tribes of the Southeast.
The Women on 20s group drew national attention to the lack of a woman on any of the nation's paper currency.
Funding for the loan guarantee program at the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the community development financial institutions fund at the Department of Treasury remains low.
Chairman Colley Billie claimed immunity but the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals said the tribe's sovereignty is not superior to that of the United States.
All of our paper money feature white men, at least half of them slave-owners.
Wilma Mankiller, the late former chief of the Cherokee Nation, didn't come out on top of the ballot.
Voting closes on Sunday to so time is running out to support the late Wilma Mankiller, who was the first woman to lead the Cherokee Nation.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-New Hampshire) said she was inspired by the Women on 20s campaign, which has named Cherokee Nation Wilma Mankiller as a potential candidate for the paper bill.
The tribe faces $1.5 million tax penalties if it does not provide insurance to employees.
The new Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act, which became law in September, is now an issue in the case.
The tribe says working-class Native Americans who obtained coverage through healthcare.gov will be penalized.
Tribal leaders call the new law a victory for self-determination and sovereignty.
The Internal Revenue Service started auditing tribes in 2005, an attorney for the National Congress of American Indians said.
Dante Desiderio welcomes cooperative work that led to passage of the H.R.3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act.
The Native American Finance Officers Association praised the bipartisan action on the bill this week.
The Montana Republican said the measure will help tribes provide general welfare services to their people without fear of audits and enforcement actions from the IRS.
Lawmakers said the bill puts tribes on the same level as state and federal governments regarding payments made through general welfare programs.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R) said the bill promotes tribal self-determination and reliance without additional cost to the U.S. government.
Leaders of Indian organizations outline ways to help businesses succeed.
The hearing will focus on the lack of access to capital and how federal programs can improve access.
Gavin Clarkson says Indian Country has been shut out of the New Markets Tax Credit program for the second year in a row.
Gavin Clarkson says Indian Country shut out of New Markets Tax Credit program: Not a single Native Community Development Enterprise (NCDE) was selected for an award in the most recent...
Three Cabinet secretaries are expected to stay for second term of President Barack Obama but Interior Secretary Ken Salazar remains an unknown. Obama has enjoyed a relatively stable Cabinet since...
President Barack Obama has named Tanya M. Fiddler, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, to the Community Development Advisory Board at the Treasury Department. Fiddler is the executive...
"On July 16, 2012, the IRS released Notice 2012-48, which solicits applications for the allocation of available amounts of national bond issuance authority limitation (volume cap) for Tribal Economic Development...
"On July 16, 2012, the Department of Treasury (“Treasury”) and the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) released Notice 2012-48 (the “Notice”), establishing new guidelines for allocating approximately $1.8 billion dollars...
"To promote economic growth in tribal communities, Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service published new guidance today on allocating Tribal Economic Development Bonds (TEDBs). The TEDB program was established under...
The Obama administration will hold a consultation and listening session later this month to discuss taxation policies affecting tribes. The Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service will discuss...
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona has started construction on a $7.8 million education center with the help of a federally-backed program. The tribe broke ground on Pascua Yaqui Education...
"Late last month the U.S. Treasury announced $3.6 billion in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocations. Now the dust has settled and project sponsors—cities, counties, private developers, non-profits and others—are...