Washington D. C. is a community where up is down and down is up.
Republicans tried to derail a sacred sites hearing by using the coronavirus as an excuse. It didn't work.
Indian Country is once again falling victim to the Trump administration's disastrous tribal homelands agenda with the withdrawal of a pro-tribal legal opinion.
The United South and Eastern Tribes said more than half of its members have imposed coronavirus-related travel restrictions.
Tribes, organizations and enterprises in Indian Country are trying to conduct business and mitigate fears about the coronavirus.
The Indian Health Service remains without a permanent leader as the coronavirus emerges as the latest crisis for the agency.
A Congressional hearing on tax issues in Indian Country is 'historic' in more ways than one.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States will be discussing the Trump administration's destruction of sacred sites at a hearing in Washington, D.C.
States with fewer local protections and resources will suffer the most — as will their people and wildlife.
It took nearly 80 years for the federal government to agree to pay the Spokane Tribe for the loss of homes, lands and sacred sites.
The Trump administration is looking to incorporate more voices into its new missing and murdered task force following complaints from Indian Country.
The Trump administration plans to spend more money on the crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans amid complaints that it isn't doing enough to address what is widely considered an epidemic.
Fawn Sharp is delivering her first major address as the new leader of the National Congress of American Indians.
A successful program that helps tribes address high rates of diabetes in their communities is once again in danger of expiring despite widespread and bipartisan support.
The National Museum of the American Indian will host Indian educators on February 13-14.
Despite committing no new federal funds for the initiative, the Trump administration is moving forward with efforts to address the crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans.
The thousands who turned out for the 47th March for Life had the same goal – reversing the Supreme Court ruling that recognized a woman’s right to an abortion.
Thousands flocked to the nation's capital, marched around the White House under a gray sky and a mix of rain and snow, demanding everything from reproductive rights to President Donald Trump’s ouster from office.
The United States is losing moral capital the world over right now at an alarming rate.
As Native students bounced basketballs and veterans carrying flags lined up for grand entry, a documentary film crew took to the court to honor the late Rick Hill, a leader from the Oneida Nation.
Bureau of Land Management employees in Washington have to decide whether to accept a transfer out West – a move that some advocates and former bureau managers see as an attempt at 'dismantling' the agency.
The Bureau of Land Management relocation to Colorado reflects a widespread pattern of destabilization under Donald Trump.
Cronkite News recently went to Window Rock, capital of the Navajo Nation, to see what Navajos are saying about impeachment.
Years ago, I moved from the Northern Cheyenne Reservation, the only home my children knew,, to the nation's capital.
Appearing in public with President Donald Trump can be toxic. How did it go for the tribal leaders who met with him at the White House?
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.
He didn't offend anyone. He didn't brag about himself. He didn't lash out at his opponents. He was just the president, among a group of tribal leaders.
American Indians and Alaska Natives serve in the U.S. military at the highest rates of any racial or ethnic group but their needs often go ignored or are overshadowed by other developments.
As Cherokee people, we have always respected our warriors – people willing to fight for us, for our values and for our way of life.
Performing for the first time outside South Dakota, the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra’s Lakota Music Project will appear in concert at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.
Forced out of his people's homelands by the United States, Ponca Chief Standing Bear ended up becoming one of America’s greatest civil rights leaders.
The dismal state of broadband in tribal communities will be the focus of a pair of events in Washington, D.C.
Oglala Sioux citizen Sarah Eagle Heart plans to focus on #MMIW and elevate Indigenous issues as part of the Women's March board.
Native women rallied at the U.S. Capitol to honor survivors of violence and to push for renewal of the Violence Against Women Act.
Members of a once powerful family of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians admitted to stealing nearly $5 million from their tribe.
The 'Guide to Indigenous DC' takes users on a tour of sites that link to Native American prehistory all the way to modern history.
A Catholic school student plans to appeal after a $250 million libel lawsuit against The Washington Post was thrown out of court.
The Trump administration is diverting funds from the agency in charge of Native ancestors and artifacts to pay for a Fourth of July spectacle.
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is battling the Trump administration in a lawsuit that will stay in the nation's capital.
The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal advocacy organization continues to undergo change, with a high-ranking staffer on the way out.
The U.S. called the December 29, 1890, attack on Wounded Knee a 'battle' but the Lakota people know it as a massacre of a peaceful encampment.
An iconic portrait of Russell Means, created by Andy Warhol, went big on a night of even bigger sales.
Tarita Silk, a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, will be leaving South Dakota for Washington, D.C., on June 7.
It's taken nearly nine months, but Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney is finally ready to testify before Congress.
The Trump administration has been one policy disaster after another, according to tribal leaders, and it's about to get even more rocky at the Department of the Interior.
This summer ICT will open a newsroom at the Walter Cronkite School at Arizona State University in Phoenix.
Amendments to strengthen tribal sovereignty are being considered for inclusion in the Violence Against Reauthorization Women Act.
An Indian Health Service pediatrician abused young patients on two reservations for years without being held accountable.
An event in Washington, D.C., will help draw attention to efforts to protect Native women from violence.
As Cherokee people, we are stronger today than ever before.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is holding its second hearing of the 116th Congress and the topic is a pressing one.
Leaders of more than two dozen tribes from Texas to Maine to Florida met in the nation's capital this week.
Stanley Patrick Weber worked at the Indian Health Service for two decades before being indicted for abusing young male patients.