A federal program has provided economic opportunities for companies owned by tribes and Alaska Native corporations but it has attracted some negative attention.
Shareholders of Sealaska, an Alaska Native regional corporation, elected four people to the board of directors at their annual meeting
Should the federal government stop issuing Certificates of Degree of Indian Blood?
With David Bernhardt at the helm, the Department of the Interior has been one disaster after another, tribes and their advocates assert.
Alaska Natives who are on opposite sides of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are testifying on Capitol Hill.
A bill to block energy development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge exposes a long-running divide among Native peoples in Alaska.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is stepping down from the Trump administration following yet another report of pervasive misconduct at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The Trump era hasn't been the greatest for tribes in the lower 48 but it's been a different story for one wealthy Alaska Native corporation.
Tara Sweeney, the new Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs for the Trump administration, is back home in Alaska.
Women who complained about the way they were treated at the National Congress of American Indians often found they weren't believed.
Alaska Native corporations are big players in government contracting. Some of their work takes them to the U.S. border.
The Trump administration's Alaska agenda is moving forward as Indian Country awaits the arrival of Tara Sweeney in Washington, D.C.
More than 18 months into the Trump administration, the Bureau of Indian Affairs finally has a new leader and it's a historic choice.
Tribal leaders are seeking quick action on the Trump administration's nominee to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs amid questions about an issue far from the lower 48 states.
Tribes might finally see a new advocate in their corner as they seek to hold the Trump administration accountable for the treaty and the trust relationship.
A museum in Germany is returning items that were stolen from Native graves in Alaska to their rightful place.
After a long wait, Tara Sweeney finally went to Capitol Hill to share her vision for Indian Country.
Clear your calendar: Tara Sweeney's confirmation hearing takes place on Wednesday at 4pm Eastern, or noon if you're in Alaska.
Tara Sweeney, the Trump administration's nominee to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs, is finally getting her day on Capitol Hill.
A bill that repeals a remnant of a more paternalistic era in federal Indian policy is getting its first airing on Capitol Hill.
As the nomination of Tara Sweeney to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs sits in limbo, her husband has entered into a new deal.
The nomination of Tara Sweeney as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs is being held up due to her ties to a Native corporation.
The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs is taking testimony on land bills affecting tribes in Alaska and Arizona.
The U.S. Supreme Court won't be hearing a climate change dispute that drew intense interest among Alaska Natives.
Alaska Native corporations and their shareholders stand to gain from energy development of their own lands within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Alaska Natives remain as divided as ever as Republicans revive one of the most controversial policy debates in history: drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Alaska Natives will be front and center at a hearing on energy development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
A subsidiary of an Alaska Native corporation is back in business after its operations thousands of miles away in Puerto Rico were affected by Hurricane Maria.
The National Congress of American Indians is looking forward to the 'swift confirmation' of Tara Sweeney as the new leader of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Alaska Native corporations stand to benefit from development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge but the Gwich'in people strongly oppose oil and gas development.
Bills to address jurisdiction for the Meskwaki Tribe, the status of an Alaska Native village and a land-into-trust application for the Chumash Tribe are on the agenda.
The Environmental Protection Agency said it will consult with tribes and Alaska Native corporations about a controversial gold mine that many of them oppose.
Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge requires Congressional approval and remains controversial among Alaska Natives.
A letter from a top Interior Department official decries 'media mischaracterization' of some puzzling comments made by the Cabinet official.
The new leader of the Department of the Interior is making some puzzling comments about Indian lands.
An Alaska Native corporation plans to 'fight' the decision to outlaw development on more than 100 million acres in the Arctic Ocean.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is ready to help tribes in Alaska restore their homelands.
Only a handful of tribes have entered the marijuana industry but Sen. James Lankford (R-Oklahoma) wants to punish them by cutting off their federal funds.
Alaska's Native corporations, which are financially strong and stable, are investing and keeping Alaskans employed.
The Energy Policy Modernization Act addresses red tape at the Bureau of Indian Affairs and includes Alaska Native corporations in more programs.
Tribal bets on coal are coming at a bad time, both in terms of market-prices and meeting international agreements to reduce emissions.
Marie Greene will be advising President Barack Obama and Congress on issues facing the Arctic.
The Republican presidential candidate is the first to call for equal treatment of tribes and states when it comes to their energy resources.
Royal Dutch Shell is withdrawing from energy development in the Chukchi Sea after tests failed to turn up signs of significant signs of oil and gas reserves.
In the same way that the federal government cannot invent tribes, it also cannot simply eliminate them.
Tribal leaders raise land-into-trust and voting rights at historic roundtable of Alaska Native representatives.
Margaret Pohjola was chosen by her fellow directors to serve as chairwoman for a one-year term.
Five incumbents are running for re-election and are being challenged by five independent candidates.
Afognak Native Corporation fell victim to a cyberfraud attack last month.
Paranoia over Indian country belongs in the 19th century. Tribes and states all over our nation now work together effectively and Indian country is no longer a barrier.
Not enough representatives showed up to a meeting but that didn't stop debate on the idea.
As the President of Doyon, Limited, I am proud of the role that we played in the recent auction, not just because the revenue will ultimately benefit our more than 19,000 shareholders in Alaska and elsewhere.
Charles W. Ergen, the billionaire who controls the satellite TV provider Dish Network, and his company are about to make a cool $3.25 billion — courtesy of the American taxpayer.
The committee is seeing some major changes under the leadership of Rep. Rob Bishop, Republican of Utah.
The proposal drew immediate condemnation from the state's Congressional delegation.
We just watched the last act of The Old School Congress.
The 1,648-page defense bill includes land deals for Olgoonik Corporation and Sealaska.
The bills affect an Alaska Native corporation, the Hualapai Tribe and the Ponca Tribe.