A strong sense of place dictates Faith Spotted Eagle's priorities as she seeks public office in South Dakota.

Despite claims by the Trump administration that it won't move forward with a reorganization without Indian Country's input, tribes continue to be excluded.

A controversial former sheriff who targeted Native people and other minorities is trying to clear his record.

A well-known tribal lobbyist is seeking the Republican nomination for a U.S. Congressional seat in North Carolina.

The tribal self-governance program, a key development in the self-determination era, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with some achievements.

When it comes to tribal homelands, the Senate has some catching up to do with the House.


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

A vote on the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act failed in spectacular fashion evening but a key leader says the fight isn't over.

'Democrats show, once again, that they are no allies, accomplices, friends or champions of tribal sovereignty.'

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.

Tribes lost a battle in Congress when Democrats tanked a bill giving tribes authority over labor relations.

A controversial bill to exempt tribes from federal labor law is fueling an all-out partisan war on Capitol Hill, the likes of which one top Democrat is calling unprecedented.

A bill to protect Alaska Native artists from being punished for practicing their traditions is taking a step forward on Capitol Hill.

With land-into-trust in limbo under the Trump administration, tribes continue to turn to allies on Capitol Hill for assistance.

'We live in uncertain times,' Faith Spotted Eagle says as she seeks a seat in the South Dakota Legislature.

Solutions were hard to come by at a hearing focused on saving a troubled coal-fired power in Indian Country.

Here we go again. The Trump administration is defending cuts to Indian Country programs amid bipartisan fire from Congress.

It's election season for the Red Lake Nation, with 39 candidates certified for eight tribal leadership positions.

Voters of the Quinault Nation went to the polls and re-elected all of their top leaders.

Tribal lenders cheered when the Trump administration started taking the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in a new direction but an appeal is generating some concerns.

Paul Ryan came to Washington to blow up Washington. What happened?

President Donald Trump famously ended the so-called war on coal when he took office more than a year ago but that hasn't improved the outlook for a troubled coal-fired power plant in Indian Country.

What started off as a single lawsuit has turned into a full-blown movement in Indian Country against the opioid industry.

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin), the Speaker of the House with unusual ties to Indian Country, won't seek re-election.

The Department of Homeland Security is expediting the construction of a border wall, acting on the campaign promises of President Donald Trump.

Let’s re-experience our homelands the way our ancestors did and regenerate that culture

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work this week by catching up with some unfinished business.

As the nomination of Tara Sweeney to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs sits in limbo, her husband has entered into a new deal.

With his job in jeopardy, the leader of the Environmental Protection Agency can count on at least one defender in Indian Country.

When Yankton Sioux activist Faith Spotted Eagle filed her election petition in South Dakota, she joined an historic number of Native women running for office.

Your smartest move, is to stop allowing tribal councils to run every reservation to its ruin.

'We were literally crying in gratitude when we heard the news,' an advocate for Native women told Rewire.

Daniel Akaka, a former U.S. Senator and a champion for self-determination, has passed away at the age of 93.

A dozen students representing 9 tribes and 11 universities have been selected for a prestigious internship program in Washington, D.C.

'By God, it’s time we get serious. And if it takes the military, then do it.'

The Shinnecock Nation held an election for its governing body, with voters returning longtime former leader Lance Gumbs to the council of trustees.

The cultural history of indigenous nations has been chapter upon chapter of defending our rights against corporate America.