Legendary Native activist Frank LaMere had a journal with three words on the cover: 'Make things happen.'
Among tribal communities, climate change is not theoretical, it is not conjecture.
Sharice Davids in Kansas and Deb Haaland in New Mexico became the first Native women elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Native American DNC members converged on Atlanta to celebrate Tom Perez as the new DNC Chair.
Timing is everything in politics — so Minnesota Rep. Peggy Flanagan (D) is wasting no time in her bid for Congress.
In politics timing is everything. Sometimes the stars do align.
The tribe's leader also took a big shot at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Robert Satiacum Jr. was a supporter of Bernie Sanders and isn't happy with his party's nominee.
The election is still three months away but Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are already making plans for the winner's transition to the White House.
After seven years in the Obama administration, Raina Thiele is starting another chapter in her career.
Native American delegates, state representatives, candidates, leaders and supporters from over 100 tribal nations went to Philadelphia last week to hear Hillary Clinton accept her party’s nomination for president.
Loreal Tsingine, a 27-year-old mother, was shot and killed in Winslow, Arizona, a community near the reservation border.
Edward Manuel ticks off the issues – water shortages, federal approval of mining projects, allocation of scarce resources – all decisions made with what he thinks is insufficient input from the nation’s tribes.
Hillary Clinton’s acceptance of the Democratic Party’s nomination for president sent a message that traveled far beyond the convention hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
A tribal leader helped deliver the invocation and a Native lawmaker took the stage on a historic night for presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
Native citizens warned of disaster should Republican rival Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
More than 100 Native Democrats and their allies gathered for their last session at the party's convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The roll call included some historic firsts -- Deb Haaland in traditional Pueblo dress and Shawn Bordeaux speaking the Lakota language.
Whether it was a hospitality tent hosted by the Cherokee Nation or meetings among American Indian and Alaska Native delegates, Democrats expressed pride in their prominent roles within the party.
More than 100 Native Democrats and their allies gathered for the session on the first day of the party's convention in Pennsylvania.
Loreal Juana Barnell Tsingine was killed on March 27 in Winslow, Arizona, a community near the reservation.
We don't see climate change as a warning, but more a ticking clock, and the time for action is late.
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are wooing Democrats too.
The Red Lake Nation citizen bundled $431,000 for the Hillary Victory Fund.
The draft of the document includes the most expansive and detailed language to date regarding self-determination, land-into-trust, Native languages, sacred sites and other key concerns.
The real estate mogul's incendiary comments are extremely personal to members of the Connecticut tribe, whose ancestors survived wars, massacres and slavery.
Historically, women have held only about a quarter to a third of the top-level positions within the executive branch.
The tribal contributions were significant because they represented about half of the total that was raised in May for the upcoming meeting.
According to The Washington Post-ABC News poll, 51 percent supported Democrat Hillary Clinton while only 39 supported Republican Donald Trump.
Native voters in South Dakota went for Bernie Sanders while their counterparts in New Mexico supported Hillary Clinton.
Tribal leaders are embracing Hillary Clinton but rival Bernie Sanders has vowed to keep fighting until the Democratic convention in July.
Deborah Parker, a former vice chairwoman of the Tulalip Tribes, was an early supporter of Bernie Sanders.
Chairman John Berrey said he's been a 'proud' Republican since 2002 but he won't be supporting Donald Trump.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton continue to lead in delegate counts but their rivals aren't letting up.
What are Super Delegates, and why do their votes count so much more than yours or mine?
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