The southern California tribe has been pushing for a water rights settlement for a decade.
The lawmaker was responsible for the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act and is pushing the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act.
The Save Oak Flat Act has bipartisan support, including the Rep. Tom Cole and Rep. Markwayne Mullin, both Republicans from Oklahoma.
One hundred and fourteen years ago when the Northern Cheyenne Reservation was expanded. the federal government bought out non-Indian land owners, but overlooked 5,000 acres of railroad mineral rights.
Attorneys Philip Baker-Shenk and Paul Moorehead wonder if a Republican majority in Congress will benefit Indian Country.
The bill ensures that payments received in connection with a treaty settlement aren't subject to state or federal taxation.
Protesters lined the streets of Phoenix to show that the fight over Resolution Copper is not over.
Supervisors in Movahe County explain why they oppose H.R.4924, the Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement.
We just watched the last act of The Old School Congress.
Local officials blast their Arizona Congressman for pushing the bill without their input.
A boundary resolution bill has already been signed into law and a land-into-trust bill awaits President Obama's signature.
The Yakama Nation is in court in hopes of preventing public tours at the sacred Rattlesnake Mountain.
The bill provides $2.6 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service and $139 million for the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians.
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) said the package represented the 'worst of Washington.'
The controversial defense bill transfers federal land to a private company for a mine on sacred Apache sites in Arizona.
The bill heads to President Barack Obama a week after Vice President Joe Biden drew new attention to the issue.
The bill provides $2.6 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service.
If this is the best government can do, maybe shutting it down is not such a terrible plan.
Former U.S. Senator from Arizona supported the Resolution Copper mine when he was in Congress.
The Arizona Republican made the inaccurate comment when challenged about a mine on sacred Apache lands.
Chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe explains opposition to a copper mine on sacred sites.
The 1,603-page Omnibus Appropriations bill includes $2.6 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service.
The Alaska issue gained renewed focus after Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the White House Tribal Nations Conference last week.
The defense bill that includes the controversial land swap could pass the Senate later today.
The 16 tribes of North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska add their voices in opposition to the Resolution Copper mine deal.
The 1,648-page defense bill includes land deals for Olgoonik Corporation and Sealaska.
The tribe has been trying to acquire land at the former Badger Army Ammunition Plant since 1997.
Federal recognition would acknowledge and protect the identities of the tribes.
The 1,648-page package contains numerous provisions that have nothing to do with defense or the military.
Writer at conservative publication claims no sacred sites will be transferred for the Resolution Copper mining project in Arizona.
The copper mine impacts land used by Apache tribes for food, medicine and ceremonies.
The House and the Senate passed the Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act this week.
One bill resolves a boundary dispute while the other ensures certain tribal land acquisitions are placed in trust.
The National American Indian Housing Council is now looking for the Senate to move quickly before the end of the 113th Congress.
H.R.4924, the Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act, and H.R.2455, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act, passed by voice votes.
Four bills are being considered today and a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act will be on the agenda tomorrow.
The outgoing chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee voted for a bill to authorize the controversial pipeline.
H.R.4329 extends the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
The bills affect an Alaska Native corporation, the Hualapai Tribe and the Ponca Tribe.
The payments to citizens of the Grand Portage Band will be exempt from state and federal taxation under H.R.3608.
Young activist was thanking the lawmakers who rejected a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
Sen. Mark Begich (D) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) have drafted a new version in hopes of getting the bill passed before the end of the 113th Congress.
The hearing was the last of the 113th Congress and the last under Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), who served as chairman for less than a year.
Roundtable follows Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on childhood trauma.
Greg Grey Cloud, who was wearing a headdress, started singing loudly and was forcefully removed from the Senate gallery.
The committee will hear from tribal representatives who work to prevent and combat the effects of childhood trauma on Native youth.
Rosebud President Cyril Scott said approval of the controversial project was an 'act of war against our people.'
Both measures passed by voice votes as lawmakers returned to work after the November election.
The president said the controversial project won't create as many jobs or lead to lower energy costs, as supporters have claimed.
Sen. Mark Begich (D) has refused to concede and participated in a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing yesterday.
The Senate could take action next week as the bill turns into an issue in the run-off race for the Senate seat in energy-friendly Louisiana.
The incumbent Democrat won decisively in counties with more Indian voters.
The committee will be changing to Republican hands after the current session of Congress.
The chairwoman of the National American Indian Housing Council calls on Congress to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act.
The tax credit expired in 2013 and the tribe says its revenues have taken a hit.
The session takes place Tuesday, October 28, at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta.
The bill provides up to $17,500 in student loan forgiveness for members of federally-recognized tribes who teach at Bureau of Indian Education schools or at schools that serve Indian students.
The tribe thanked Rep. Tom McClintock (R-California) for getting the bill through the 113th Congress.
Native Americans make up 22.6 percent of the population the 1st Congressional district.
The Clatsop-Nehalem Tribe are seeking to be regain recognition after being listed in a termination law in 1954.