Trump administration willing to defer to Congress in federal recognition matters (September 26, 2017)

Change is in the air as the Trump administration opens the door to a controversial bill that would strip the Bureau of Indian Affairs of its federal recognition powers.

Cherokee Nation sends eight veterans to Washington on 4th annual Warrior Flight (September 26, 2017)

The Cherokee Nation has sent eight veterans who fought in three wars to Washington, D.C., on its fourth annual Cherokee Warrior Flight.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe goes to polls without constitutional changes on ballot (September 26, 2017)

Efforts to change the constitution of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are on hold as citizens go to the polls to elect their leaders.

Fort Belknap Tribes return control of detention center to Bureau of Indian Affairs (September 26, 2017)

The Fort Belknap Indian Community can't afford to keep its detention center up and running so the Bureau of Indian Affairs has taken over.

Ute Tribe thanks retired professor whose ancestors benefited from 'stolen' land (September 26, 2017)

The Ute Tribe is thanking a retired college professor for a $250,000 donation intended to make up for 'stolen' land.

Chumash Tribe reaches tentative agreement in long-running land-into-trust fight (September 26, 2017)

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians is close to a deal to end a long-running dispute over its land-into-trust application in California.

Colorado River Indian Tribes look to water rights as potential boost for economy (September 26, 2017)

The Colorado River Indian Tribes are interested in leasing their water rights to entities throughout Arizona.

The Conversation: Learning to include indigenous knowledge in the classroom (September 26, 2017)

Across Canada, there are increasing efforts on the part of many universities, colleges and schools to 'Indigenize' our curriculum and to 'decolonize' how we teach.

Museum announces $14.5 million upgrade to Hall of Northwest Coast Indians (September 26, 2017)

The American Museum of Natural History will work with tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada to update its Hall of Northwest Coast Indians.

Secretary Zinke claims 30 percent of Interior employees aren't loyal to 'the flag' (September 26, 2017)

Some employees at the Department of the Interior aren't loyal to 'the flag,' Secretary Ryan Zinke told an industry group