Tribal leaders and their advocates are celebrating after securing an initial victory against the Trump administration over its handling of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to their governments.
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.
Alaska Native corporations were among the first in line for an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund, preliminary data obtained by Indianz.Com shows, confirming fears of tribes in the lower 48 about for-profit entities receiving a share of money promised to their governments.
A nearly 200-year-old ban on the manufacture of liquor on tribal lands has been repealed by Congress.
The Republican-controlled Congress continues to play catch-up when it comes to Indian Country's agenda in the Trump era.
Indian Country saw a busy day on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers passing four bills as tribal leaders discussed major issues and controversies.
The nation's highest court has opened the door for states to impose taxes on internet sales, a major development that further encroaches on tribal efforts to expand their economies.
Bipartisan efforts to repeal an outdated ban on distilleries in Indian Country continue to gain momentum on Capitol Hill.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.
A vestige of a paternalistic era might finally be coming down, leading to more economic development in Indian Country.
Don Secena just won re-election as chairman of the Chehalis Tribe but is stepping down due to health reasons.
Hector Canales admitted that he lied about his assets in order to qualify for assistance from the tribe's housing program.
The Democratic presidential candidate was given a name in the Lushootseed language that means 'strong woman.'
The state and Snohomish County collect $40 million in taxes every year but the reservation doesn't see any of the benefits.
Newspaper calls on Thurston County in Washington to end its long-running taxation battle with the Chehalis Tribe.
The Chehalis Tribe of Washington has won a taxation dispute that went before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
"Great Wolf Resorts is a Wisconsin-based chain of indoor water parks and hotels. Four years ago, the company expanded what it calls its “paw print” to the Northwest. It opened...
"In 2005, the Chehalis Indian tribe in southwest Washington partnered with a Wisconsin-based water park chain to build a destination resort. The state of Washington, in turn, granted the project...
The Chehalis Tribe and Thurston County, Washington, have entered into mediation in a taxation dispute. The tribe owns 51 percent of Great Wolf Lodge, a water park. The facility is...