Department of Justice announces Indian Country initiatives after facing criticism (October 3, 2017)

The Trump administration announced another round of Indian Country initiatives after facing criticism on Capitol Hill about its commitments to the first Americans.

House subcommittee schedules hearing on bill affecting Indian land in Oklahoma (October 3, 2017)

The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs is taking testimony on three tribal bills, including one of significant interest in Oklahoma.

Chukchansi Tribe announces open enrollment period after years of mass purges (October 3, 2017)

The Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians is holding an open enrollment period after removing hundreds of people from its rolls.

Wife of Lummi Nation council member injured in mass shooting in Las Vegas (October 3, 2017)

The wife of a leader of the Lummi Nation is recovering after being injured during a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Secretary Zinke under investigation for travel on government and private planes (October 3, 2017)

Secretary Ryan Zinke of the Department of the Interior is defending his travel expenses amid an internal investigation.

Mark Charles: Moving towards truth and reconciliation of our shameful history (October 3, 2017)

Until we understand and acknowledge the racist and sexist history that our flag stood for, we will not be able to transform it into a reality that all Americans can stand for.

Mark Trahant: Indian Country goes ignored as Republicans focus on tax reform (October 3, 2017)

The larger issue of tax reform and its impact on Indian Country is still a complicated question.

Cronkite News: Navajo Nation remains hopeful about future of coal power plant (October 3, 2017)

Leaders of the Navajo Nation expressed hope that a coal-fired power plant on the reservation will be able to continue operations past 2019.

Chippewa Cree Tribe can't account for millions of dollars from federal contracts (October 3, 2017)

The Chippewa Cree Tribe can't account for millions of dollars in federal spending and the Bureau of Indian Affairs doesn't appear to be helping matters.

Crow Tribe planning to shut down non-essential operations as funding dries up (October 3, 2017)

The Crow Tribe appears to be headed toward a major crisis as it slowly runs out of funding.

Northern Cheyenne Tribe praises efforts of two citizens in Las Vegas shooting (October 3, 2017)

Two citizens of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe are being hailed as warriors for helping the victims of a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.