Rael Trosper’s short life has been touched by the kind of trauma and loss that would send others into a tailspin.
After a blockbuster season in which tribal treaties have been front and center, it looks like the Supreme Court is taking a little break from Indian Country.
Native Americans and Indigenous people are well represented in The Advocate magazine's annual list of 'Champions of Pride.'
Tribal sovereignty is always a court ruling away from being reduced, perhaps one day, even eliminated.
American history is rife with examples of states and the federal government failing to honor treaties with Native American tribes.
Justice Neil Gorsuch has helped tribes win in two cases so far. He's locked out of a third but experts are sensing a sea change on the nation's highest court.
For Clayvin Herrera and other members of the Apsáalooke Nation, the Supreme Court’s decision vindicates a right they believe essential.
The nation's highest court has once again sided with Indian Country in a treaty rights case.
The Northern Arapaho Tribe is experiencing some financial difficulties.
A 'landmark' ruling against energy development is being credited to tribes who secured victories in court.
Opposition in Indian Country wasn't enough to derail President Trump's controversial nominee to the Supreme Court.
Republicans in the Senate are moving forward with a final vote on Brett Kavanaugh after receiving the results of an FBI investigation.
At the core of a hunting dispute is tribal sovereignty, and at the core of the sovereignty issue is whether state law ever trumps treaty rights.
Tribes are battling the Trump administration over protections for the sacred grizzly bear.
Environmental groups, tribes and individuals sued the federal government seeking to block the hunt, which was slated to take part in areas around Yellowstone National Park.
Rising through the Great Plains are the Black Hills, a historic and sacred region for many tribes.
The Supreme Court might get a new justice soon but it's not clear whether Brett Kavanaugh understands tribes and their issues.
For 85 years tribal corruption has been a common theme on every reservation from Alaska to Florida.
Indian Country is preparing for another busy season at the Supreme Court amid a political firestorm.
The nation's highest court won't be letting Indian Country rest over the summer.
The Trump administration has come through for a Crow citizen in a treaty rights dispute. Will it sway the nation's highest court?
The Muscogee Nation and the state of Oklahoma are headed into a historic sovereignty clash thanks to the Supreme Court.
For the third time in an Indian law case, the nation's highest court has asked the Trump administration for guidance despite a lack of leadership in key executive positions.
Hundreds gathered in Wyoming for a historical four-day event to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868.
The Oglala Sioux Tribe scheduled a meeting with the Bureau of Land Management for an extremely important meeting that would have an impact on the lives of its citizens.
Referring to tribes’ lawsuit to protect the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem’s grizzly bears, Crow Creek Sioux Chairman Brandon Sazue noted that a top lawmaker is on their side.
A non-Native mother walked into a first grade class and took her biological child against the custody terms issued through the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe.
This may be a young nation, but its Indigenous history is ancient, measured in tens of thousands of years.
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is embarking on a 400-mile plus horse ride from South Dakota to Wyoming in commemoration of a major treaty milestone.
The Trump administration is siding with industry interests in a closely-watched reservation boundary case pending at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Is it a celebration or commemoration?
Ensnared in legal action with the Oglala Sioux Tribe over uranium mining and milling on sacred unceded treaty land near the Pine Ridge Reservation, Crow Butte Resources, will halt production here this year.
Republicans are reaching back to the Obama administration to justify a bill that prevents any changes to the namesake of Devils Tower National Monument.
Republican lawmakers are once again trying to protect the namesake of Devils Tower National Monument even though tribal leaders and advocates have called for change.
After being abandoned by the Trump administration, the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe are taking their homelands case to the nation's highest court.
Conservation groups lost what they considered a battle for groundwater, land and cultural resources near Mato Tipila on January 19, when a federal appeals court here denied their pleadings over licensing of a uranium mine and mill near the sacred site.
The Northern Arapaho Tribe is proposing a tuition waiver program at the University of Wyoming.
The U.S. Supreme Court could soon be delivering another jolt to Indian Country, as another treaty rights case is looming on the horizon.
A closely-watched reservation boundary case could be headed to the nation's highest court, setting up a clash between tribes, states and the Trump administration.
Tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada are calling for place name changes at Yellowstone National Park.
Leaders of the Navajo Nation are urging their citizens to stay inside as a total solar eclipse crosses the United States.
Tribes are struggling to get the attention and funding necessary to clean the water their people rely on. News21 investigates.
The Trump administration has abandoned two tribes as they seek to protect their homelands in Wyoming from an attack by the state government.
A total solar eclipse is coming to America on August 21 and viewing options exist in Indian Country.
Wind River, a film set and shot on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, is opening in theaters this week.
The governors of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming are thanking the Trump administration for removing protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.
President Donald Trump is slowly filling open seats on courts across the nation and one of his picks has an important link to Indian Country.
Indian Country cannot afford to close the door to Republicans in Congress and in state legislatures.
Scott Pruitt, as attorney general in Oklahoma, repeatedly fought tribes on jurisdiction, immunity and taxation fronts.
Peninsula Energy Ltd. has decided to shelve Ross uranium mine and mill expansion plans slated near the tribally significant Mato Tipila.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has received more than 650,000 comments about protections for the sacred animal.
As a Republican, I truly believe that tribes and their members are better off when Washington stays out of the way.
Results of an exhaustive, two-year scientific study show 2,100 active claims of uranium companies in unsuspected areas near Black Hills population centers.
Let’s examine 2016 and what worked, what needed work, and what must be rethought.
Time is running out for President Barack Obama to recognize Bear Lodge, otherwise known as Mahto Tipila in the Lakota language.
With a new president on the horizon, the Bureau of Indian Affairs has just four more months to reach its goal of placing 500,000 acres in trust.
The tribe will help oversee restoration of the Big Wind River following an illegal diversion that dates back more than 20 years.
William Arthur Curran admitted he kidnapped and prevented his wife from leaving their home on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.