The Choctaw Nation missed out on many millions of dollars in COVID-19 relief and other programs due to an undercount of tribal citizens in the U.S. Census.
The nation's largest inter-tribal advocacy organization is vowing to oppose legislation aimed at undermining a landmark U.S. Supreme Court victory.
'Now is the time to exercise our sovereignty, not voluntarily surrender it,' Chief David Hill of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation says in asserting the tribe's position of strength following a victory for treaty rights.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of tribal treaty rights in one of the most consequential Indian law decisions in recent history.
Of 371 treaties made by Indigenous nations with the U.S., all have been broken by the American government.
With technology, we are able to meet our friends and colleagues, conduct essential business and take a collective stand on issues impacting our governments.
The Trump administration suffered yet another rebuke of its Indian Country policy with a narrow but clear victory in a closely-watched tribal sovereignty case.
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.
The legal duty and moral obligation of the Supreme Court is crystal clear: Return eastern Oklahoma to the Five Civilized Tribes.
With a major assist from the Trump administration, Alaska Native corporations are poised to claim a large share of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund despite not being tribal governments.
The Trump administration finally announced plans to distribute much-needed funding to Indian Country as the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow in communities that have long been underserved by the federal government.
Indian Country remains united as the nation's highest court prepares to hear the only tribal law case on the docket.
Jimcy McGirt was sentenced to 500 years in prison, as well as life without parole, by the state of Oklahoma. His fate will be decided by the nation's highest court.
Get ready for round two. The nation's highest court continues to prepare for another reservation boundary case after failing to reach a decision in the last one.
In Oklahoma, we have the largest concentration of Native people in the U.S., and our tribal governments are strong.
The work of a Choctaw Nation artist inspired the name of a government-wide initiative aimed at addressing the crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans.
All of Indian Country is waiting on the U.S. Supreme Court to do what is morally and legally right.
It's still anyone's guess why the nation's highest court postponed a decision in one of the most consequential Indian law cases in recent history.
The nation's highest court made Indian Country wait a really, really long time for a decision in one of most consequential cases in recent history.
It only took 194 days for the Supreme Court to issue one sovereignty decision. Where's the other one?
It's been more than six months since oral arguments in a closely-watched tribal case but who's counting?
An Indian Health Service pediatrician abused young patients on two reservations for years without being held accountable.
When he was 13, Bobby Von Martin lived in a hotel known by some as a drug den.
A new federal law is a remedy for a huge injustice that has led to a devastating loss of land for the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Seminole and Muscogee (Creek) Nations.
Time is running out for tribes to see action on their legislative agenda as lawmakers prepare to wrap up the 115th session of Congress.
Tribal leaders from Arizona, North Dakota and Oklahoma are testifying in support of bills that affect their communities.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work after the historic mid-term election.
The Choctaw people suffered devastating losses in their history but still found time to help others.
The Trump administration announced more than $70 million in school safety grants but fewer than five went to Indian Country.
Tribes across the nation, advocates for Native women and a bipartisan group of former federal prosecutors are taking a stand in one of the most consequential Supreme Court cases in recent history.
The Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation are the latest to sue opioid manufacturers for the drug crisis in Indian Country.
Indian Country witnessed history as Deb Haaland secured a commanding victory in her bid to become the first Native woman in the U.S. House.
Gavin Clarkson knows the value of hard work and education, having learned those lessons from his Choctaw father.
The Choctaw Nation welcomed the prime minister of Ireland for a historic visit that highlighted the strong ties between the two governments.
R. Trent Shores, a Choctaw Nation citizen who serves as a top federal prosecutor in Oklahoma, has taken on a new leadership role within the Trump administration.
A ceremonial swearing-in is taking place for R. Trent Shores, a citizen of the Choctaw Nation who serves as the U.S. Attorney for Northern Oklahoma.
A new professor at the University of Oklahoma's Native American Studies Department claims to be Choctaw but key documents indicate that isn't the case.
Leaders and citizens of the Choctaw Nation helped unveil a sculpture that recognizes the tribe's historic connections to the Irish people.
The Trump administration is finally filling out its leadership team at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The Choctaw Nation is busy with 40 projects, including a $219 million headquarters in Durant, Oklahoma.
The Choctaw Nation's ties to Ireland go back to 1847, when tribal citizens donated their own money to help people thousands of miles away.
Scott Pruitt, as attorney general in Oklahoma, repeatedly fought tribes on jurisdiction, immunity and taxation fronts.
A Choctaw Nation girl will remain with her relatives instead of being displaced by a non-Indian foster couple.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (R) tried to get the lawsuit filed by the Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation thrown out of court.
The connections between Republican president-elect Donald Trump and the controversial pipeline continue to get stronger.
The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act includes one repatriation provision, two major infrastructure packages, three land-into-trust acquisitions and four water settlements.
Tribes have been having trouble getting water settlements through Congress but those hurdles posed no problems for the Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation.
Gov. Mary Fallin (R) is under consideration to run the Department of the Interior, which oversees the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
A settlement for the Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation is close to becoming law even though it has never been put to a hearing.
A non-Indian couple is now planning to take the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
An agreement reached among officials from the state, Oklahoma City and two American Indian tribes ends what many expected would be a lengthy and costly fight over water rights.
The Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation will play a role in determining how water is allocated in their treaty territory.
The tribes asserted ownership to water under the 1830 Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek.
A foster family in California has begun claiming to incorporate 'Native American culture into their lives' as part of an attempt to keep the girl from living with her relatives.
About 180 students from the Oklahoma tribe are getting a crash course in the latest technologies.
Despite losing in the courts, an attorney based in Washington, D.C., remains intent on undermining the 1978 law.
The Spokane Tribe and the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians will work closely with federal agencies to address economic development, employment and other needs.