The share paid by the National Park Service ran more than the entire budget for the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
The Havasupai Tribe is falling behind in education, health and emergency needs because it lacks affordable, reliable and high-speed broadband.
It can be argued that thousands of 'Native' peoples are being detained but there are no exact figures on the number of people being detained in the U.S.
The backers of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline are seeking to double operations in North Dakota.
A five-year-old girl from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe died after being swept away in a creek on the reservation.
Riley Briones, Jr. was only 17 years old when he was accused of leading a gang that 'terrorized' the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

Manny Red Bear taught the Lakota language for 25 years until his contract was terminated by the Bureau of Indian Education.

It's still anyone's guess why the nation's highest court postponed a decision in one of the most consequential Indian law cases in recent history.

Midway through the third year of the Trump presidency, someone is finally dedicated to tribal issues at the White House.

Indian horseback riders, men, women and children, have returned to ride the Greasy Grass like their ancestors before them.

Wes Studi will make Oscar history by receiving an Academy of Motion Pictures honorary award in October 2019.

Arizona's largest city, known for its high rate of police shootings, continues to roll out body cameras to 2,000 first responders.

New Mexico's largest city amended a decades-old ordinance to recognize tribal sovereignty and create more services for Native people living in urban centers.

The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is gearing up for more activity following the recent holiday recess.

Tribal leaders and one federal official will testify about infrastructure needs at a hearing of the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.

An Oglala Sioux man wants his freedom after serving nearly 30 years in the South Dakota State penitentiary system.

Drawing inspiration from the late Frank LaMere, Native activists are taking aim at the seemingly endless cycle of addiction and poverty.

Aging roads, bridges and facilities in tribal communities are in need of critical improvements, maintenance and outright replacement.

Federal recognition, tribal homelands and compensation for Native Americans exposed to uranium await further action in the nation's capital.

Gaylen D. Lee, an elder and historian from the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians, was killed at his home in California.

'Molly of Denali' is the first nationally distributed children’s series to feature an Alaska Native lead character.

There is no question that James McKinney murdered two people in 1991. But should he be put to death for it?

On every reservation there is a visionary, a person who tries to create something new and promising, to protect something old and important.

Online lending businesses owned by the Lac Vieux Desert Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa Indians are entitled to sovereign immunity, a federal appeals court ruled.

The human crisis on the border is worse than previously reported.

All across the country many tribes are calling for reform of their respective constitutions.

The 2020 Census was going forward without a U.S. citizenship question. Until someone tweeted otherwise.

The Trump administration is diverting funds from the agency in charge of Native ancestors and artifacts to pay for a Fourth of July spectacle.

A large contingent of Indigenous people expressed their unity, resilience and culture at the historic Pride March in New York City.

The Teacher Institute program gives educators a better understanding of American Indian history, culture and art.

Winona 'Hawatay' Mitchell Caramony was the oldest living Omaha tribal citizen and one of her tribe’s last fluent speakers.

Indian Country has made extraordinary progress on the diabetes front even though there remains a long way to go before the disease is under control.

Legislation to extend federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe has cleared both chambers of Congress but there's still more work to be done.

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians announced a major development on tribal land in downtown Palm Springs, California.

It looks like the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians is getting back into the disenrollment game.

The nation's highest court threw Indian Country for a loop on the final day of a blockbuster term for tribal rights.


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