For many Native Americans, growing old is not an option, but for those who do, it is a blessing.
'When President Trump attacks people of color to advance his racist, fascist agenda, we have a duty to call it what it is,' one leading Democrat said.
'Those Tweets were NOT Racist. I don’t have a Racist bone in my body!' the president asserted as lawmakers voted along party lines to condemn comments directed at minority women of Congress.
Eleanor Spears Dove was a trailblazer for Native food and culture. She passed away just a couple of weeks before her 101st birthday.
The 19th annual Native Cinema Showcase begins and ends with portraits of strong women.
A panel of progressive women of color in Congress talked about why they ran for office and what they hoped to do. President Trump responded on Twitter.
The disappearance and murder of indigenous girls and women in Canada is a genocide that the government is responsible for.
By showcasing their Indigenous identity, the fighting cholitas of Bolivia have achieved more popularity than the men.
I am a survivor of genocide, a direct descendent of Pretends Eagle, a documented survivor of The Battle at Little Bighorn.
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has a new leader for the first time in nearly a decade.
I congratulate our brave Native activists and those who dared to run for offices held by Whites here since the founding.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on legislation to address the crisis of the missing and murdered and to expand tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians.
The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls final report concludes that the long-term and ongoing murders and disappearances is an ongoing genocide.
One genocide is never the same as another, and therefore a static law or a fixed concept of genocide is of little use to protect us from its horrors.
The murder and disappearance of Indigenous women and girls are occurring at stunning rates at both sides of the Medicine Line, with shared historical reasons.
Three women have organized a prayer walk to shed light on the men and boys who are part of the movement to identify those responsible for the missing and murdered.
Native women made history by seeking public office in Rapid City, South Dakota, though none won their races.
Cheyenne and Arapaho citizen and designer Nan Blassingame draws inspiration from tribal culture.
The current movement to outlaw abortion is perceived by the Iroquois as an attempt by men to control the birthing process and to return women to their former condition of servitude.
Two statues in Charlottesville, Virginia, depict Native people in an unfavorable light, argues scholar Anthony Guy Lopez.
When all you do is pitch to your base, it turns out no one else has much to gain by playing ball with you.
What does traditional accountability look like in the modern world?
What is it with white Republican men that causes them to be so adamantly against abortions?
Native Americans like Nellie Shirley find it easy to reconcile Christianity with their own spiritual and religious beliefs and traditions.
A superintendent at a Bureau of Indian Education school was terminated for sexual harassment after several women came forward.
Hours before the sun will conquer the dark, a light rain falls, burning wood crackles and soft voices drift from a hogan on the Navajo Nation.
Sexual harassment in Indian Country is an inconvenient and deeply uncomfortable truth
Chantelle Blue Arm almost didn't attend graduation ceremonies for her master's degree.
America was built upon the backs of resourceful women, many wives, mothers and grandmothers.
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 tweet about Pocahontas spooked Republicans on Capitol Hill. Indian Country was the loser.
Every Cherokee woman - every American Indian woman for that matter - has the absolute right to feel safe.
The silent crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women is wreaking havoc on our families and our communities.
Dignity is fifty feet tall. Her moccasins are eight feet long. Her spirit is imperious and humble at the same time.
Opportunities for advancement within the legal profession are often rare for female Native attorneys but many are breaking new ground.
Kristi Noem has taken it upon herself to tell us that she is the one who is in charge and she makes no bones about what she has to offer.
This is what a feminist looks like, Prime Minister Trudeau.
Sheena Between Lodges is in recovery after being attacked on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Native women have stepped up to the plate as residents of Rapid City, South Dakota, elect new leaders.
Warrior women worked within the system, did not advocate for violence, and yet brought about many positive changes in Indian Country.
Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan of the White Earth Nation shoulders a uniquely Native responsibility when it comes to governing.
'Voter access is a human right,' says North Dakota State Rep. Ruth Buffalo, who made history at the polls amid attempts to stifle turnout in Indian Country.
Levi Pesata resigned from the Jicarilla Apache Nation after appearing to make light of the crisis of missing and murdered Native women.
Deb Haaland is passing on a Senate run.
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.
'As Long as Grass Grows' by Dina Gilio-Whitaker explores the history of Indigenous peoples’ struggles—from treaty violations, genocide, and human trafficking to protection of sacred sites.
There is a strong connection between colonialism and sexual violence.
Debate opened on the Violence Against Women Act amid doubts about its future in a Congress divided along party lines.
Natalie Stites-Means, a citizen of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, is seeking to make history in South Dakota.
If we add up all the ways that Canadian governments have oppressed Indigenous peoples over the centuries, those governments bear a weighty burden.
The Big Fire Law and Policy Group promises to fight for tribes and their rights.
Amendments to strengthen tribal sovereignty are being considered for inclusion in the Violence Against Reauthorization Women Act.
Cante Heart, a Native mother, college student and activist, is running for public office in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona), a survivor of sexual assault in the military, is serving on a task force to address the issue.
An event in Washington, D.C., will help draw attention to efforts to protect Native women from violence.
The Tulalip Tribes has a woman serving as chair for the only second time in history.
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.