The recent Supreme Court decision is movement in the right direction to begin the correction of long endured wrongs against this country’s Indigenous peoples.
The Republican Party kicked off its national convention with no visible Native presence, opening a week of events that stand in marked contrast to the Democrats trying to unseat Donald Trump from office.
Almost 20 years ago, Tara Sweeney came to Washington to lobby for drilling on her people's homelands. Her efforts have been rewarded by the Trump administration.
A prominent women’s hospital violated patients’ rights by singling out pregnant Native American women for COVID-19 testing and separating them from their newborns without adequate consent, according to a federal investigation.
For some, Junipero Serra is a saint – literally: He was canonized by the Catholic Church in 2015. For others, he represents genocide.
Singing, dancing, socializing, sharing food – the elements that make powwows an essential part of preserving Native cultures are the same ones that make them a coronavirus risk.

Zachary Bear Heels, Lakota and Kiowa, died after being shocked 12 times and punched 13 times in the head by police officers in Nebraska.

The Democratic Party wrapped up its convention with a prime-time speech from Deb Haaland and calls for Indian Country to get out the vote.

It took the better part of a century to pass a law saying American women had the right to vote. It took even longer to deliver this right to Indigenous women.

Systemic racism and underfunding of the trust and treaty responsibility are tied to the heavy toll of COVID-19 on the first Americans.

After Native Hawaiian remains were found on the multimillion-dollar oceanfront lot being developed by the chair of the Obama Foundation, a state official decided to relocate the remains.

Members of both the Crow Tribe and the Northern Cheyenne Tribe are under curfews and lockdowns in response to rising COVID-19 cases.

'It is an opportunity also to remind the US citizens throughout this country that tribal nations have contributed greatly to the freedoms of this country,' Jonathan Nez said of his appearance at the Democratic National Convention.

The first Americans stole the stage before a captive audience as they presented delegate votes for their party's presidential ticket during the Democratic National Convention.

About 100 people took part in the Sturgis Medicine Wheel Ride to raise awareness about the crisis of missing and murdered women, children and Two Spirit relatives.

The U.S. government sanctioned, and sometimes operated and financed, hundreds of boarding schools for Native American children that relied on military and carceral practices to forcibly assimilate them into Western culture.

Indian Country leaders are standing up for Democrats Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as they seek to defeat Republican Donald Trump and Mike Pence at the polls.

The Trump administration is moving forward with yet another controversial energy development initiative, giving Democrats and tribes a new opportunity to criticize the president's public lands failings and the impact on the first Americans.

Tourism-dependent businesses say their location on the Blackfeet Nation makes them uniquely vulnerable to the economic impacts of the coronavirus.

'Enough is enough': The Northern Cheyenne Tribe is blaming the Bureau of Indian Affairs for lawlessness on its homelands in Montana.

After winning the title of Miss Navajo Nation, Shaandiin Parrish got to work on the cultural preservation and advocacy efforts. COVID-19 changed everything.

Charlene Teters began her protests against racism in sports with a simple sign: 'Indians are Human Beings Not Mascots.'

Tribes have their own cultures, languages and customs, but two common threads run through them – high esteem for their elders, and the heavy impact COVID-19 has had on their communities.

In a major show of unity, nearly every Indian Country organization is warning of efforts to 'abrogate' tribal sovereignty following a historic win at the nation's highest court.

The 57 Lakota youth who were mistreated at a hockey game have yet to receive the eagle feathers gifted to them.

As the coronavirus pandemic wears on, medical providers are moving to telehealth – prompting calls for more funding for infrastructure and technology in Indian Country to remedy disparities that can make long-distance care impossible.

Lying about your tribal identity could land you in trouble on the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, whose reservation boundaries were reaffirmed by a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision.

'We look forward to showing why the Dakota Access Pipeline is too dangerous to operate,' Chairman Mike Faith of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe said.

A prominent U.S. Senator has made history as the running mate of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

'We evict KXL and DAPL from our Lakota lands,' a declaration against two pipeline operators reads.

Every year for 46 years, hundreds of runners have ben in honor of Louis Tewanima, a Hopi man who won a silver medal in the Olympics in 1912.

The Bureau of Indian Education has repeatedly neglected warnings that it is not providing a quality education for 46,000 Native students.

Opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline continues to grow while the owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline deal with ongoing challenges.

Nearly one in three households on the Navajo Nation lack indoor plumbing, making it more difficult to reduce the risk of COVID-19.

The Choctaw Nation missed out on many millions of dollars in COVID-19 relief and other programs due to an undercount of tribal citizens in the U.S. Census.

The late Winnebago activist Frank LaMere continues to help people find hope and healing.


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