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The nation's highest court has once again sided with Indian Country in a treaty rights case.
Tribal leaders with connections to the Bears Ears National Monument are finally getting their say on Capitol Hill amid efforts to erode protections on their ancestral lands.
Republican leaders are taking another stab at a controversial bill that would gut the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah and restrict tribal involvement on their ancestral lands.
Tribes are struggling to get the attention and funding necessary to clean the water their people rely on. News21 investigates.
Tribes across the nation are investing in renewable energy projects in their communities with the help of $7.8 million from the Department of Energy.
The last uranium mine in the United States lies just three miles from a Ute Mountain Ute village in Utah.
The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition continues to seek stronger protections for sacred lands, burial grounds, ancestral sites and other important places in Utah.
A spill at an abandoned mine in Colorado polluted the waters on three reservations in August 2015.
The Colorado tribe is hoping to interest more of its people in the anthropology and archaeology field.
Concerns about unique issues in Indian Country and lack of consultation were glossed over by the Obama administration.
Some public schools -- like the Lamar Savages -- are known for particularly egregious representations of Indian people.
The Southern Ute Tribe, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and the Navajo Nation are preparing for the spring and summer runoff, which could release contaminants from the Gold King mine disaster.
Bears Ears is home to the dwellings of our ancestors, the final resting places of our people, and sacred areas where our people still collect traditional herbs and medicines today.
A coalition of tribes in Utah, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico are seeking to protect ancestral lands in Utah.
The agency is seeking $131.2 million to implement and maintain settlements for tribes in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Republicans finally unveiled a draft bill that addresses federal land issues in Utah but tribes say their concerns are being ignored.
One elder wondered why the largest inter-tribal organization in the lower 48 failed to put suicide on the agenda for its annual meeting.
Tribal leaders from Utah, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico want to protect 1.9 million acres of ancestral and sacred sites.
Cattle ranchers in Indian Country are receiving help with their management, development and retail capabilities.
The Navajo Nation, the Southern Ute Tribe and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe have been affected by the release of an estimated 3 million gallons of toxic waste into the water system.
The chairman of the Southern Ute Tribe didn't get a phone call from the Administrator Gina McCarthy until this Monday, the Senate Indian Affairs Committee was told.
More than two dozen tribes are calling on President Barack Obama to protect 1.9 million acres of sacred and historic territory.
A community on the Utah portion of the reservation sits just three miles downwind from a uranium mill whose corporate owners are in a court fight with another tribe.
The Ute Mountain Indian Trading Company and Gallery will be opening at the site of a popular art gallery and studio.
Indian students and parents testified in support of the bill but it was stopped by a party-line vote.
The drug is legal for medical and recreational purposes in Colorado so developers are interested.
Since 2003, the Forest Service has participated in the Colorado Wickiup Project to document historic aboriginal wooden structures in the state.
A bill to expand the Indian tuition program in Colorado is dead for now.
The Colorado House passed HB1124, a bill that offers in-state tuition for members of federally recognized tribes with ties to the state.
The Colorado Wickiup Project worked with the Southern Ute Tribe and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe to document wickiup sites across the state.
The Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians is helping members of Colorado tribes develop wills.
A bill in the Colorado Legislature clarifies that tribal members whose vehicles are registered in Indian Country are exempt from state sales tax.
For the first time in its history, women make up the majority of leadership for the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Colorado.
The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Colorado has started a reservation-wide cleanup campaign.
The Ute Mountain Tribe and the Navajo Nation are struggling with high rates of diabetes.
Members of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Colorado go to the polls next week to elect a new chairman and three council representatives.
The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Colorado has scheduled an October 11 election.
Three tribes have received funds under the Value Added Producer Grant program at the Department of Agriculture: In a stroke of good fortune and opportune timing, the Ute Mountain Ute...
Tribes in Colorado are leading an effort to find suitable locations to rebury ancestral remains. The Southern Ute Tribe and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe convened a group to identify...
"Three weeks before the 73-foot Engleman Spruce Christmas tree was officially lit Tuesday on the U.S. Capitol lawn, it stood atop Ute Mountain in Colorado, where the Ute Native American...
"At the small tribal visitor center near the Ute reservation town of Towaoc in the high Colorado desert, I climbed into an aging Ford van with four others. We'd come...
Members of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Colorado have been boosting the local economy thanks to a per capita payout. Each member received about $19,000 in three payments. The...
Gary Hayes, the chairman of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, has returned to his post after a failed recall attempt.
Gary Hayes, the chairman of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, was an honored guest at the White House in April but it looks like some people back home don't want him around anymore.
The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Colorado will distribute trust fund payments to its members. Each adult will receive $2,000 and each minor will receive $1,000. The money is...
The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Colorado settled its trust mismanagement lawsuit with the federal government for $42.6 million. Chairman Gary Hayes took part in an announcement at the...
[Audio of White House Event] Tribal leaders joined the Obama administration today in announcing a $1 billion settlement to 41 trust management lawsuits. The settlements were the result of 22...
The U.S. Supreme Court today declined a petition in Ute Mountain Ute Tribe v. Padilla, a taxation case. The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe sued the state of New Mexico for...
A hospital in Colorado has agreed to implement new policies after a member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe was turned away after she reported being sexually assaulted. The woman...
A Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer has been cleared in the fatal shooting of a member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Colorado. U.S. Attorney John Walsh determined...
The Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs has a new executive secretary. Ernest House Jr. is a member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. He previously held the post but was...
For the second time, the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear Benally v. US, a jury bias case involving a member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. Kerry Dean...
A 20-year-old man has been charged with careless driving following the death of Ernest House Sr., a former chairman of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Colorado. House, 65, was...
Ernest House Sr., a former chairman of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Colorado, died in a motorcycle accident on Saturday. He was 65. House was returning home from a...
The state of New Mexico can impose taxes on oil and gas development on the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today. The Ute Mountain...