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Alaska Native corporations will continue to wait for more than a half-billion dollars in COVID-19 relief as tribal nations press the U.S. to fulfill its trust and treaty responsibilities.
Tribes fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline won a major victory as a judge ordered oil to stop flowing through treaty territory. But the battle is far from over.
A federal judge has handed the Trump administration a much-needed victory for its coronavirus response efforts, ruling that Alaska Native corporations are entitled to shares of an $8 billion COVID-19 relief fund.
It's taken over 80 days, numerous lawsuits and public pressure for the Trump administration to pay tribal nations the COVID-19 relief they were promised by the federal government.
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.
So what's going on with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation case? No one knows.
A license for a Black Hills uranium mine will remain in place amid opposition from the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Federal agents raided the reservation in what leaders of the Winnebago Tribe have called an attack on their sovereignty.
Opposition in Indian Country wasn't enough to derail President Trump's controversial nominee to the Supreme Court.
A decades-long fight to protect sacred Blackfeet Nation land continues in the federal courts.
With his Indian law record in doubt, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court is confronting a sexual assault allegation.
It turns out that the legal battles over the Keepseagle settlement aren't quite finished even as more funds flow to Indian Country.
Controversial changes to a program that helps tribal citizens obtain telephone, cell phone and internet service are on hold thanks to court action.
Indian farmers and ranchers are getting a second check while tribes, non-profits and other organizations are seeing grants from the Keepseagle settlement.
The economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe stands to lose more than $1 million in property thanks to the federal government.
Businesses owned by the Winnebago Tribe must turn over tobacco records to federal authorities, according to a new court ruling.
With Indian farmers and ranchers still waiting on a second payout from the Keepseagle settlement, an advisory board created by the historic lawsuit is preparing for its next meeting.
A raid on the Winnebago Tribe's tobacco operations has spawned a new lawsuit in federal court.
Though no firm date is available, final Keepseagle settlement payments are expected before the end of the year.
It's official -- the long-running legal fight over the remaining funds in the $760 million Keepseagle settlement is finally over.
A federal appeals court hears arguments on March 20 in the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s lawsuit to prevent uranium mining in the Black Hills.
The leader of the Winnebago Tribe is firing back at federal and state officials in Nebraska, a day after federal agents raided the offices of the economic development corporation on the reservation.
Conservation groups lost what they considered a battle for groundwater, land and cultural resources near Mato Tipila on January 19, when a federal appeals court here denied their pleadings over licensing of a uranium mine and mill near the sacred site.
Indian farmers and ranchers who experienced discrimination at the Department of Agriculture will have to wait even longer for resolution of the historic Keepseagle lawsuit.
The Narragansett Tribe is planning to go to court to fight a contested natural gas pipeline that crosses its ancestral territory.
Indian farmers and ranchers are on pins and needles as they wait for another round of payments from the historic yet mangled Keepseagle lawsuit.
Where Congress has failed to take action on one of the most consequential Supreme Court cases, tribes are seeing successes elsewhere as they seek to restore their homelands.
It looks like a long-running lease dispute between the Colorado River Indian Tribes and a non-Indian tenant is finally over.
A federal appeals court won't rehear a challenge to the remaining funds in the $680 million Keepseagle settlement even as the Trump administration characterized it as a bad deal.
Another pro-tribal legal opinion is on the chopping block as the Trump administration struggles with the land-into-trust process.
Another big chunk of funds should be headed to Indian Country as part of a historic settlement over discrimination against Indian farmers and ranchers.
With oil set to flow in a couple of weeks, the tribe is focusing on reversing the Trump administration's approval of the pipeline.
Another long-running dispute over the boundaries of the reservation appears to have come to an end.
After losing case after case, tribes hope they have finally found in a friend in Neil Gorsuch, hand-picked by President Donald Trump.
The tribe sought $17 million to fund its judicial branch but the Bureau of Indian Affairs awarded only $1.3 million.
After waiting more than 160 years and surviving numerous challenges, the Cowlitz Tribe has a permanent homeland in Washington state.
Chairman Harold Frazier remains undaunted even after the wealthy backers of the project announced completion of work in North Dakota.
A federal appeals court refused to halt the controversial pipeline, which is almost ready to accept oil.
As thousands of Native citizens and allies participated in a historic march and rally to the White House, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe was escalating a lawsuit in federal court.
The tribe is launching a new effort aimed at stopping the Dakota Access Pipeline ahead of a critical hearing in federal court.
Two tribal citizens are disputing how the remaining $380 million in settlement funds will be used.
The largest #NoDAPL encampment is making plans to leave North Dakota as the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe focuses on the legal and political fight against the controversial project.
The costly pipeline remains in limbo as tribes turn their attention to a new environmental review of the controversial project.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe remain united as they offer a path forward in their #NoDAPL lawsuit.
A top executive said less than 1 mile of the 1,172-mile project remains to be installed.
An official with direct authority over the Dakota Access Pipeline is taking a harsh stance as #NoDAPL efforts continue in North Dakota.
The Administration’s most recent declaration and request to delay construction were repeats of the ones the ones it made exactly one month earlier.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is ready to help tribes in Alaska restore their homelands.
A legal, regulatory and political push continues in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribal President Dave Archambault II declared that the tribe will continue to fight after a federal court denied its request for an emergency injunction against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Actress Shailene Woodley, who has used her celebrity to boost the #NoDAPL movement, is among 27 people being charged for taking a stand against the pipeline.
While Dakota Access can resume construction on private land in North Dakota, a crucial portion on federal land remains on hold.
More twists and turns as a federal appeals court issues a short order on a Sunday evening ahead of Columbus Day.
Chairman Dave Archambault II of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe continues to call for prayers as the #NoDAPL battle rages.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe isn't letting a last-minute filing from the backers of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline go unanswered.
The backers of the controversial and costly pipeline are seeking to regain an advantage as construction remains in limbo.