The days we stand together with fellow tribes are a bright moment of hope for our region’s future.
With the coronavirus continuing to exact a heavy toll on the first Americans, a historic showdown is taking place in federal court as Indian Country fights over the future of an $8 billion COVID-19 relief fund promised to tribal governments.
Fawn Sharp is delivering her first major address as the new leader of the National Congress of American Indians.
Northwest tribes want the federal government to respect opposition to controversial environmental decisions that impact their traditional lands.
Presidential elections are a policy debate, so how about one that includes Native American voices?
Fawn Sharp has a message for big oil: Time’s up.
The Affiliated Tribes of the Northwest Indians and eight Pacific Northwest tribes joined We Are Still In, a coalition of leaders confronting climate change in the face of federal inaction.
An organization representing more than 50 Northwest tribes has launched a social media campaign meant to shame the Washington NFL team.
Leonard Forsman, the chairman of the Suquamish Tribe, is the new president of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians.
Leaders from the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians say the new administration isn't listening to Indian Country.
Massive dams, sprawling highways, poisonous mines, radioactive nuclear facilities, dangerous military ranges and other developments have been imposed on tribes by Washington.
By a unanimous vote, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals determined that the state of Washington continues to violate tribal treaties.
President Barack Obama signed H.R.812, the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, despite concerns within his administration.
H.R.812, the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, is the first comprehensive trust reform package to clear Congress in more than two decades.
Native women and their advocates call the unanimous ruling an important step in their quest for justice in Indian Country.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers determined that going forward with the Gateway Pacific Terminal would essentially abrogate tribal treaty rights.
Nicole Willis, a member of the Umatilla Tribes, just joined the Democratic candidate's campaign as an advisor.
ATNI represents 57 tribes in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Alaska, California and Montana.
The AquAdvantage Salmon has been deemed safe to eat despite objections from consumer advocates and some lawmakers.
The Republican-led House defeated a proposal that would have recognized tribal authority over genetically modified foods.
Indian Country is being urged to look at a new bill that would fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.
Chairman Darrell Seki Sr. is warning that the process will move slowly.
The defense bill that includes the controversial land swap could pass the Senate later today.
The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians announced opposition to marijuana legalization.
The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians is hosting its 60th annual convention this week.
The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians opens its annual convention today. The event is being hosted by the Coeur d’Alene Tribe.
Eight major tribal organizations are hosting a budget briefing this afternoon to call on Congress to honor its promises in Indian Country. The National Congress of American Indians, the Affiliated...
From the day Senator Daniel K. Inouye first stepped foot into Indian Country he has been known as a friend, a brother and a champion of our people—to all indigenous...
Tribes in the Pacific Northwest are opposing plans to build a series of coal exporting terminals along the West Coast in Washington and Oregon. The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians...
The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians unanimously endorsed Kevin Washburn to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The ATNI board met Friday to consider Washburn's nomination. Tribal leaders said his...
Fawn R. Sharp, the chairwoman of the Quinault Nation of Washington, has been elected president of the Affiliated Tribes of the Northwest Indians. Sharp is the first woman to lead...
The National Congress of American Indians and the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians are supporting H.R.887, a bill to limit attorney fees in the Indian trust fund lawsuit to $50...
"Brian Cladoosby, the president of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, was selected by other tribal leaders to lead the discussion at a momentous December meeting with President Barack Obama....