Traditional healers from the Pine Ridge Reservation are helping keep drug defendants out of prison in South Dakota.
Federal law enforcement shootings have escaped heightened scrutiny even though most of the victims have been black, Hispanic or Native American, according to the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism.
Motives are often deliberately obscured by the non-Indian community that cannot bear to look at its own history concerning Indian-White hostility.
The Omaha Tribe of declared a state of emergency following weeks of tragedy in the community.
I tell all writers then and now, if you come out to Indian Country to write about us, do your damned homework.
A tribal community was the victim of a scam that took advantage of the abject poverty that grips much of the Pine Ridge Reservation.
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.
The mainstream media barely covered oral arguments in a critical Indian Child Welfare Act case last week but USA Today is here to make up for it with an opinion from a critic of the law.
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.
A tribal bond scheme that defrauded unwitting investors of more than $60 million attracted attention because of a high profile name connected to it.
It is hard enough to do economic development on rural isolated Indian reservations without having falsehoods on top of the fraud.
An economic development corporation on the Pine Ridge Reservation is back in the news in connection with some allegedly fraudulent dealings.
Native American women are more likely to be murdered by men than white women, according to a report from the Violence Policy Center.
As authorities investigate the death of Ashlea Aldrich, Native women gathered to discuss the violence that plagues their communities.
The aunt of a Native woman whose body was found in a field on her reservation this week said Ashlea Aldrich’s gruesome death demonstrates the need for swift and aggressive action by tribal leaders to combat domestic violence.
Ashlea Aldrich, a young mother, was killed in what her mother said was a crime of domestic violence.
Anyone wondering why the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to be taking its time with one of the most closely-watched controversies in Indian Country history finally got a glimpse with the addition of a new case to the docket.
A federal appeals court panel grappled with how – or why – convicted Navajo double-murderer Lezmond Mitchell could question jurors from his trial 16 years ago about possible racial bias in their deliberations.
What a difference a strong nominee makes when it comes to Indian Country's health and wellness.
A federal appeals court overturned an death row inmate’s conviction, saying attorneys in his case 'dropped the ball' by failing to challenge the state’s evidence.
A House committee gave approval to a comprehensive marijuana reform bill that would decriminalize the drug while erasing pot convictions stretching back decades.
A Canadian company needs a large amount of water for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Tribes and water protectors are fighting back.
The wind speaks in this place. Sometimes it’s loud and abrasive and seeks to humble those who have failed to listen to the truths it has breathed upon them.
This is the story of the first Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act prosecution in Ohio.
I will keep writing every year until the deaths of Native American men and women are resolved.
A former employee of a treatment facility for juveniles is awaiting extradition to California after authorities confirmed he fathered a child with a Native girl.
A bullet is lodged in Micah Taylor's neck after he was shot by a police officer. He's the one going to prison.
So what's going on with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation case? No one knows.
A divided appeals court has stayed the scheduled execution of Navajo citizen Lezmond Mitchell, who is the only Native American on federal death row.
Kevin Edwards, a former vice chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and his wife have been indicted on federal fraud charges.
The courtroom was filled with emotions and tension as the long-awaited sentencing hearing for the death of Kylen Shangreaux, age 2, began.
A year ago, a grim discovery was made in California. A young Native woman was found shot in the head.
A panel of lawmakers, advocates and medical professionals shared sobering stories about gun violence in the hopes of spurring the U.S. Congress into action.
A bullet remains lodged in Micah Taylor's neck after he was shot by a police officer in Nebraska.
Despite racist and anti-immigrant scapegoating, data shows that most American terrorists are resentful White men inspired by White supremacist and misogynist rhetoric
Members of a once powerful family of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians admitted to stealing nearly $5 million from their tribe.
George Tiger is being accused of soliciting and accepting bribes while working for the Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town.
Kylen Shangreaux was only two years old when he was murdered on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
A Donald Trump 'superfan' who falsely claimed he was connected to the Seminole Tribe was sentenced to 20 years for mailing pipe bombs to critics of the president.
Ashlynne Mike was only 11 years old when she was abducted and murdered on the Navajo Nation.
Emyra Wajãpi was killed in an 'invasion' of his people's homelands in Brazil, tribal leaders said.
Lezmond Mitchell, the only Native American on federal death row, is being put to death on December 11, 2019, according to the Department of Justice.
The time for action is now! Our children and families depend on it.
A bill to repeal a termination-era law that affects citizens of the Spirit Lake Nation is being advanced by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
Cora White Horse has faced no action so far from the Oglala Sioux Tribe after being accused of distributing prescription drugs.
A petition that could lead to major changes in the way eagle feathers are eagle parts are handled by the federal government has generated significant controversy.
Rosenda Strong, a Native mother of four, went missing on the Yakama Nation in October 2018.
Jace Killsback was considered one of the brightest and best. He just admitted to federal fraud charges.
An Oglala Sioux man wants his freedom after serving nearly 30 years in the South Dakota State penitentiary system.
Gaylen D. Lee, an elder and historian from the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians, was killed at his home in California.