Some tribes will lose out on millions of dollars in additional COVID-19 relief because the Trump administration is cutting them off.
The Republican governor of South Dakota admits her opposition to tribal checkpoints is linked to the Keystone XL Pipeline.
The Trump administration's efforts to address the crisis of the missing and murdered in Indian Country are being undermined by the president himself, Native women asserted as outrage over police violence continues to sweep the nation.
The Trump administration's efforts to reopen national parks are being made without COVID-19 health safety measures, tribal leaders said.
From missed deadlines to a massive data breach, the Trump administration's handling of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to tribes has been one big mess.
The Navajo Nation has received $600 million from the CARES Act and tribal lawmakers are collecting public comments to determine the best ways to spend the money.


It was a federal judge's mistake but it forced the Trump administration into disclosing the troubles tribes are facing as they seek the COVID-19 funds they were promised two months ago.

The Trump administration's missing and murdered task force got off to a rocky start in the age of COVID-19, leaving a number of Native women silenced amid technical and logistical challenges.

Tribal communities that have closed their borders to protect themselves from COVID-19 are facing a new threat: being undercounted by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Coronavirus data from New Mexico continues to show a disproportionate impact on the first Americans, whose cultural, political and social contributions are a point of pride in a state with nearly two dozen tribes.

Arizona tribes were among those who could get too much – or too little – COVID-19 relief from the Trump administration.

A former White House aide won a $3 million contract to supply respirator masks to Navajo Nation hospitals, just 11 days after he created a company to sell personal protective equipment in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

A standoff over safety and sovereignty is intensifying in South Dakota.

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 Trump administration's coronavirus testing efforts in Indian Country are being dealt a serious setback with warnings about the accuracy of the machine provided to tribal communities across the nation.

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.

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.

As a retired World War II army nurse and former Indian Health Service Director of Nursing, I know how fragile and precious life is.

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.

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.

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