The Violence Against Women Act remains mired in partisan politics but tribes continue to utilize the law to protect their communities.
Some in Indian Country have questioned Sen. Elizabeth Warren's decision to go public with a DNA analysis.
Efforts are underway to restore freedom of the press to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be confronting the 'silent crisis' of the missing and the murdered at a hearing on December 12.
George Herbert Walker Bush only served one term as U.S. president but it proved to be a productive one for tribal interests.
Tribes will have to move quickly to save the Indian Child Welfare Act from being invalidated across the nation.


A record number of Native Americans, including Native women, are seeking seats in the U.S. Congress. Here are the active candidates.

The spending bill includes Indian Health Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Bureau of Indian Education.

The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has to choose a new president and vice president after both officials resigned.

The Trump era hasn't been the greatest for tribes in the lower 48 but it's been a different story for one wealthy Alaska Native corporation.

A member of Congress called on Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to resign. The response was blistering.

Three Sioux tribes continue to face questions about their efforts to manage an Indian Health Service facility.

Ryan Zinke is embroiled in ethics scandals and management failures. The least he can do is step down.

Federal prosecutors in Indian Country declined a third of referred cases in 2017, a quarter of which were sexual assault cases.

Minnesota's first Native lieutenant governor and her running mate are visiting Indian Country after their historic win on Election Day.

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has been dealt a major setback, nearly 400 years after helping the Pilgrims survive.

The Republican-controlled Congress continues to play catch-up when it comes to Indian Country's agenda in the Trump era.

The Supreme Court made it harder to designate critical habitat for endangered species, in a ruling that business and property rights groups said corrects federal government overreach.

The Trump administration's disjointed treatment of Indian Country was on full display as Native American Heritage Month came to a close.

A new climate report released by the Trump administration predicts significant -- and expensive -- impacts on the planet as a result of climate change.

Republicans are supporting President Donald Trump's renewed demands for a border wall after tear gas was used on migrants at a busy port of entry.

The Trump administration has issued its first federal recognition decision and the news isn't looking good for the Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation.

The 116th Congress has yet to begin but the two Native women who won their historic campaigns are already casting a key vote.

Three symbolic resolutions and three substantive bills are advancing as the clock winds down on the 115th Congress.

I learned from my elders that when you know better, you should do better.

Ella Robertson has made history as the second woman in Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate history to win election as chair.

It took more than eight years but the Samish Nation has finally secured approval of a land-into-trust application in Washington state.

Now that the election is over, let’s take a tour through Indian Country’s data landscape.

Some employees and students blame President Venida Chenault for creating an atmosphere of fear at Haskell Indian Nations University.

Troy Heinert, a citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, will be leading Democrats in the South Dakota Senate.

Two years of Republican control in the nation's capital have resulted in few concrete gains for Indian Country.

November 6 was a good day for Indian candidates, Democrats and Republicans, in South Dakota.

News of the federal judge's decision spread quickly across social media in Indian Country.

Poor data collection by law enforcement creates a significant hurdle to understanding the #MMIW crisis.

When Native voters show up to the polls, they’ve shown significant political power.

O’odham and Piipaash women took part in a 53-mile journey spent in prayer for missing and murdered indigenous women.

The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians have rebounded after falling victim to termination in the 1950s.