Elders and youth focused on ways to ease divisions among men, women and two-spirit people as the First Alaskans Institute wrapped up its annual conference.
From preserving their languages to learning about tattooing, Native youth are keeping their heritage alive.
E-cigarette use among youth has reached 'epidemic proportion,' according to the head of the Food and Drug Administration.
Thousands are attending the 35th annual Elders and Youth Conference, hosted by the First Alaskans Institute.
Brandon Hobson is among the five finalists for National Book Award in fiction.
The Department of Homeland Security was not fully prepared to enforce the Trump administration’s 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy or handle its consequences.
The Trump administration announced more than $70 million in school safety grants but fewer than five went to Indian Country.
Alissa Skipintheday was friendly and outgoing. She loved to take photos and dreamed of becoming a beautician.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking a closer look at juvenile justice issues.
Donald Trump, like other tyrannical despots before him, is gambling to see how much the world and the country will tolerate.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has settled sexual abuse lawsuits that had been filed in tribal court.
A new report is highlighting the challenges facing young Native Americans who end up in the justice system.
Karlee Witt, from the Pine Ridge Reservation, has grown up around horses her whole life.
A simple change in federal law will help tribes address suicide in their communities, according to a bipartisan group of lawmakers.
A federal appeals court has delivered a major blow to tribes and parents who have been seeking to protect their children.
We have survived and now we are searching through science and our ancestors for means to healthy lives, families and communities.
Native American reservations are experiencing an epidemic of suicide that is claiming the lives of countless young people.
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe held a swearing-in ceremony for newly elected leaders on September 4.
Savanna Marie Greywind has been symbolic of the epidemic of missing and murdered Native women and girls.
Two Native authors, including one who has won widespread praise for his debut work, are among the finalists for the National Book Award.
Alissa Rose Skipintheday just turned 26 years old before passing on.
Indigenous languages will be the focus of Montana State University’s 2018 American Indian Heritage Day observance.
Three tribal citizens have been sentenced for the murder of a 32-year-old man on the Winnebago Reservation in Nebraska.
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe isn't talking about a fatal crash that claimed the life of a student and resulted in injuries to a second teen.
Generations of government assimilation programs left Native Americans 'robbed of the ability to speak our own language,' one advocate said.
There is a lot of dirty laundry hidden away in a hamper and stashed in dark basements across Indian Country.
The U.S. Army is reaching out to Indian Country to help identify tribal youth who died while attending the infamous Carlisle boarding school.
Students in Native communities are disproportionately affected by trauma.
For the first time in nearly a decade, Congress is close to passing a bill that funds a large number of Indian Country initiatives.
The Native American Basketball Invitational is about more than just rez ball.
The leader of New Zealand is vowing to ensure her newborn daughter learns the Māori language and understands Māori culture.
The Winnebago Tribe’s efforts improve the health of residents have gotten some significant boosts.
It might be that quiet kid in the back of the classroom or it might be a long distance runner.
Employees at two migrant shelters, including one visited by First Lady Melania Trump, have been charged with abusing children who were separated from their families.
Athletes at the Native All-Star Football Classic have done some deep thinking when it comes to tribal culture, family dynamics and emotional well-being.
Immigration officials continue to face fire for separating migrant families at the U.S. border.
Daron White Eagle, the founder of the Wambli Ska Drum & Dance Society, passed away on July 20. He was 54.
The art and culture of the Lakota, and Indigenous people as a whole, has long been a part of the greater community.
Native voters are the least likely to express an interest in voting in November despite opposing Trump's actions.
Native graduates ought to know that the word 'education' masks the horrid reality of the boarding school era which their ancestors endured.
As visitors stroll through the aisles of Barbie dolls arrayed at a national collectors’ convention in Phoenix, one doll among hundreds stands apart.
A family fleeing gang violence in Honduras was separated at the U.S. border under the Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' policy.
Law enforcement helped remove indigenous children from their homes and have contributed to high rates of indigenous imprisonment.
Donald Trump’s inhuman campaign at the border amounts to a war against the Native people of this hemisphere.
The Cherokee Nation is protecting a historic site from development and rebuilding its land base in Oklahoma.
With a new report highlighting the struggles facing Native mothers and their newborns, communities are turning to tribal traditions for support.
When Indians—especially Indian women—are used as props for a political agenda, call it out.
'She was destined to accomplish so much,' the sister of young victim Katherine Irene Tortice said.
A caravan of concerned women will head to the Mexico border to deliver grandmotherly love to migrant families.
A driver is facing just a year in jail for a crash that took the lives of Lynell Morrison-Cash and her son, Waylon, 14.
Children as young as 5 are still being detained by the United States despite orders to reunite them with their families.
A school on the Navajo Nation went without fire protection systems for more than a decade and the problem still hasn't been completely fixed.
Many Indigenous Nations and citizens believe that nothing has changed in over 400 years
The Sovereign Native Youth STEM Leadership Academy introduces science careers to Native students,
A new generation of Indian journalists is taking the Native American Journalists Association into the new world of electronic media.
First Lady Melania Trump visited a migrant shelter that houses more than 100 children who have been separated from their families.
A Guatemalan woman who was separated from her daughter after they crossed the border is suing the federal government to get her child back.
Language barriers mean Indigenous families may be more likely to be split up when they cross into the United States.
History is repeating itself, and again it is our most vulnerable who is suffering these genocidal acts.
Indigenous families are being separated at the border, Native lawmakers said, calling on tribal citizens to fight the Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' policy.