The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Oglala Sioux Tribe are refusing to remove coronavirus checkpoints on their reservations amid threats from a Republican governor.
First Kristi Noem made a legal threat. Now she's asking Donald Trump for help in taking down coronavirus checkpoints on two reservations.
A federal judge trashed the Trump administration for changing course on Indian Country homelands policy during the worst public health crisis in decades.
After tribal governments sued the Treasury Department for withholding COVID-19 relief money promised by Congress, the Trump administration announced the release of 60 percent of the $8 billion fund.
Tribal nations are still jumping through bureaucratic hoops in order to secure the full $8 billion in COVID-19 relief that was promised more than seven weeks ago.
We are experiencing an epidemic of violence in our tribal communities.


I’ve not seen any evidence that Indians in this state deserve the constant tension put forth by this governor.

As tribes continue to fight for the $8 billion in coronavirus relief they were promised more than seven weeks ago, new research is casting doubt on the accuracy and fairness of the Trump administration's handling of the fund.

After much debate, media scrutiny and a national lawsuit, the Treasury Department is finally distributing coronavirus relief funds to tribal governments, but it is far from payment in full, as promised.

The Cheyenne River Sioux Sioux and the Oglala Sioux Tribe are refusing to bow to an order to take down coronavirus checkpoints on their reservations.

The future of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is now in the hands of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

As tribal nations continue to fight for the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to them more than a month ago, Democrats in Congress are making good on pledges to provide more resources to the first Americans.

After being punished by the Department of Energy for speaking out against racist mascots, Jody Tallbear has reached a settlement in her case.

The Oglala Sioux Tribe ordered a reservation-wide shutdown after learning of the first COVID-19 cases among its citizens.

Despite recent improvements in government-to-government relations, Indian nations are still finding themselves at odds with states and even their own trustee amid the worst public health crisis to hit their communities in decades.

With coronavirus cases rising all around their communities, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Oglala Sioux Tribe are standing firm against a threat from the governor of South Dakota.

Even after a federal judge revoked permission for Keystone XL Pipeline construction across unceded treaty territory, the Canadian builder was still proceeding with work.

The legal duty and moral obligation of the Supreme Court is crystal clear: Return eastern Oklahoma to the Five Civilized Tribes.

Ever since the Trump administration began consultation on the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to tribal governments more than a month ago, one of the biggest questions on Indian Country's mind has been the distribution formula.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman Harold Frazier answered a Bureau of Indian Affairs challenge to COVID-19 checkpoints on the reservation with a challenge of his own.

The federal government has so far distributed about $3.4 billion in long-awaited coronavirus relief funds to tribal nations, more than a month after delays placed the Trump administration at the center of yet another COVID-19 controversy.

Under fire in Indian Country, Congress and the courts, the Trump administration is finally releasing $8 billion in coronavirus relief funds promised to tribal governments over a month ago.

President Julian Bear Runner is being accused of driving while intoxicated and verbal assault as he continues to lead COVID-19 response efforts for the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

May 5 is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.

President Donald Trump is preparing to take credit for releasing the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund that his own administration has held up for more than a month, helping a vulnerable Republican along the way.

A federal judge vacated 287 oil and gas leases in Montana, ruling that the Bureau of Land Management did not properly assess the leases’ threat to groundwater and impacts on climate change.

An appeals court upheld the death sentence for the only Native American on federal death row even though some judges questioned the necessity of the punishment.

President Julian Bear Runner admitted to being arrested this weekend, though he declined to say what charges he is facing as he continues to lead COVID-19 response efforts for the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

With yet another deadline looming, concerns are growing in Indian Country and on Capitol Hill about the fate of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to tribal governments.

Tribal leaders are once again questioning the Trump administration's commitment to their people, with the official who has been working on Indian Country issues being moved out of the White House in the middle of a pandemic.

Tribal leaders and their advocates are celebrating after securing an initial victory against the Trump administration over its handling of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to their governments.

Tribes continue the fight against the Keystone XL Pipeline amid fears that it will exacerbate the threat posed to their communities by the coronavirus.

Three police officers connected to the death of Zachary Bear Heels will get their jobs back.

With the coronavirus continuing to exact a heavy toll on the first Americans, a historic showdown is taking place in federal court as Indian Country fights over the future of an $8 billion COVID-19 relief fund promised to tribal governments.

With just days left before an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund is supposed to go out to Indian Country, the Trump administration has yet to decide how to distribute the much-needed money.

The Seven Council Fires—Oceti Sakowin—of our Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota nations always stand up for our lands and treaties.