Interior Department pulls back rule designed to maximize Indian coal revenues (April 4, 2017)

The Trump administration is living up to promises to end the so-called 'war on coal.'

Indigenous Environmental Network challenges Keystone XL permit (April 4, 2017)

A lawsuit filed in federal court in accuses the Trump administration of failing to consider all of the social, cultural and health impacts of the controversial project.

Red Lake Nation citizen loses attempt to diminish reservation border (April 4, 2017)

A unanimous decision from a federal appeals court confirms that Congress did not reduce the boundaries of the reservation.

Navajo Nation prevails in dispute over self-determination contract (April 4, 2017)

The tribe sought $17 million to fund its judicial branch but the Bureau of Indian Affairs awarded only $1.3 million.

Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians enter into mascot agreement (April 4, 2017)

The Rogue River School District will keep its 'Chieftain' mascot and add tribal history to the curriculum

Narragansett Tribe files lawsuit over failed transfer of historic sites (April 4, 2017)

The state of Rhode Island refused to transfer the land until the tribe waived its immunity and accepted state jurisdiction.

Trump administration calls out Nooksack Tribe for 'abuses of power' (April 4, 2017)

A dispute tied to the ouster of more than 300 people from the rolls is simmering in federal court.

Robert Odawi Porter: Indian Country gains with Supreme Court pick (April 4, 2017)

Neil Gorsuch brings a wealth of Indian law knowledge to the courts not likely to be matched by the next nominee if he is not confirmed.

House panel takes up bill to approve road for Alaska Native village (April 4, 2017)

Residents of King Cove have been pushing for the road for decades as a way to save lives in their Aleut community.

President Trump donates $78,333 of salary to National Park Service (April 4, 2017)

The donation accounts for 0.005 percent of the amount the president is proposing to cut from the Department of the Interior.

James Giago Davies: Indian athletes continue to excel in baseball (April 4, 2017)

There are two sports people associate most with the Indian athlete—basketball and distance running.

David Ganje: Aging dams stuck in regulatory limbo in South Dakota (April 4, 2017)

While the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers oversees federal dams in South Dakota and elsewhere, many of the state’s dams are caught in a regulatory limbo.