A coronavirus relief bill includes an $8 billion fund for tribal governments but it almost got cut out of the final package.
The coronavirus is hitting American Indians and Alaska Natives hard.
With number of positive COVID-19 cases rising in tribal communities, Indian Country will finally see billions of dollars from a coronavirus package almost over the finish line on Capitol Hill.
In a big victory for tribal nations that have fought the Dakota Access Pipeline through two presidential administrations, a federal judge ordered a full environmental review of the controversial project.
As coronavirus cases across America continue to surge, tribal leaders are taking dramatic steps to ensure the safety of their people and those they serve.
A Lakota mother is angry: 'It's our traditional way to not cut our hair, unless for ceremonial purposes. STOP CUTTING THEIR HAIR!'


At Cherokee Nation, we recently renewed a commitment to a great cause and a great tradition: public education in Oklahoma.

The first annual Native American Elite Middle and High School Basketball Nationals is taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada.

President Trump is proposing cuts to the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Bureau of Indian Education.

Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills announced the sixth class of American Indian youth to receive $10,000 Dreamstarter grants for projects that help them bring their dreams to life.

Go to the hell you tried to create for us on this earth.

We all have our own idea of what our American Dream looks like and having a job helps us accomplish that goal.

Everybody who came to the Holy Rosary Mission Boarding School on the Pine Ridge Reservation worked.

Building sustainable communities is the antidote to fear of a changing climate.

A new high school is opening on the Pine Ridge Reservation in the fall of 2020.

An Indian Education for All project in Montana features successful and inspirational Native role models.

Tribal officials raised issues ranging from polluted water to underfunded police but there was one message they all had for lawmakers – the government needs to be a more reliable partner on critical projects.

A bill to establish charter schools that focus on tribal language and culture is moving forward in South Dakota.

Despite some 'encouraging developments,' threats to tribal sovereignty still come 'from every branch and every corner of federal and state governments.'

I look forward to another productive year of tribal-state collaboration to improve the place we all call home.

President Donald Trump is releasing his latest budget request, a document that signals his administration's commitment to fulfilling it trust and treaty obligations.

Loren BirdRattler will speak about an initiative that is building mutually beneficial research collaborations between Montana State University and tribal communities.

Let’s stop fighting each other simply because it has not benefited anyone, especially our Native students.

A successful program that helps tribes address high rates of diabetes in their communities is once again in danger of expiring despite widespread and bipartisan support.

As a former educator, I understand how important it is for our children to have access to a quality education.

The National Museum of the American Indian will host Indian educators on February 13-14.

The American Indian College Fund will continue to help grow the number of Native women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

At least 19 public high schools across Connecticut use names like 'Indians' and 'Chiefs' and even 'Redmen.'

A project launched nearly 50 years ago may help preserve the language of a California tribe that has all but disappeared.

A young citizen of the Navajo Nation is suing a public school district and a teacher who allegedly called her a 'bloody Indian' in front of the entire class.

The Fourteenth Annual Red Lake Community Wellness Gathering took place at Red Lake Nation College in Minnesota.

Some schools are working to preserve Native American culture by spending classroom time on languages and cultural traditions

Zonnie Gorman, a historian and daughter of an original Navajo Code Talker, will share her experiences at Montana State University.

Researchers at Indiana University have been digitally preserving recordings of Native American songs made on fragile wax cylinders more than 100 years ago.

There is a grassroots movement of Indigenous communities taking back their power and authority as sovereign nations.

The story behind the story of tribal self-determination and the politics of Indian Country's remarkable journey towards self-rule cannot be told without Dr. Jim Wilson as a central figure.