The Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes have filed the latest lawsuit against the federal government opposing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Our South Dakota governor is just a Republican sycophant knows almost nothing about Sioux political and legal history, and consults with Donald Trump's White House at every opportunity.
Indian Country is declaring victory after a federal judge blasted the Trump administration for threatening the sovereignty of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and breaking its promises to the People of the First Light.
Concerns about sacred sites, endangered species and lack of tribal consultation weren't enough to derail a hydropower study on the Little Colorado River
The Trump administration's efforts to address the crisis of the missing and murdered in Indian Country are being undermined by the president himself, Native women asserted as outrage over police violence continues to sweep the nation.
A federal judge trashed the Trump administration for changing course on Indian Country homelands policy during the worst public health crisis in decades.
After tribal governments sued the Treasury Department for withholding COVID-19 relief money promised by Congress, the Trump administration announced the release of 60 percent of the $8 billion fund.
We are experiencing an epidemic of violence in our tribal communities.
After much debate, media scrutiny and a national lawsuit, the Treasury Department is finally distributing coronavirus relief funds to tribal governments, but it is far from payment in full, as promised.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem should commend the checkpoints implemented by tribes to protect their nations from a COVID-19 outbreak, not condemn them with threats of legal action.
Indian nations and tribes are the original American sovereigns. Our Creator blessed us with life and liberty.
Under fire in Indian Country, Congress and the courts, the Trump administration is finally releasing $8 billion in coronavirus relief funds promised to tribal governments over a month ago.
Tribal leaders are once again questioning the Trump administration's commitment to their people, with the official who has been working on Indian Country issues being moved out of the White House in the middle of a pandemic.
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.
With the coronavirus continuing to exact a heavy toll on the first Americans, a historic showdown is taking place in federal court as Indian Country fights over the future of an $8 billion COVID-19 relief fund promised to tribal governments.
With just days left before an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund is supposed to go out to Indian Country, the Trump administration has yet to decide how to distribute the much-needed money.
An investigation by Indianz.Com shows the White House was one of the first recipients of sensitive information on nearly 700 tribes and Native entities.
Alaska Native corporations were among the first in line for an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund, preliminary data obtained by Indianz.Com shows, confirming fears of tribes in the lower 48 about for-profit entities receiving a share of money promised to their governments.
Furor is growing among Indian nations in the lower 48 as the Trump administration refuses to change course on what one prominent leader calls a 'robbery happening in broad daylight.'
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.
As tribes work day and night to protect their already vulnerable communities from the deadly coronavirus, a new crisis has emerged from the Trump administration.
The National Park Service abruptly closed Grand Canyon National Park, bowing to weeks of pressure after health officials expressed 'extreme concern' about the potential for spread of COVID-19 in the park.
With the number of COVID-19 cases in Indian Country continuing to rise, the Trump administration is embarking on the most consequential tribal consultation in recent history.
Lawmakers joined local and tribal officials in calling on the Trump administration to reverse its 'reckless' decision to keep Grand Canyon National Park open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Glacier National Park will temporarily close in coordination with the state of Montana, local counties and the Blackfeet Nation.
In a big victory for tribal nations that have fought the Dakota Access Pipeline through two presidential administrations, a federal judge ordered a full environmental review of the controversial project.
Officials want Yellowstone National Park closed in response to concern that tourists may contribute to an outbreak of COVID-19 in the neighboring counties in Montana.
The right of a Tribal Nation to have a land base is a core aspect of Tribal sovereignty and cultural identity, and it represents the foundation of our Tribal economies.
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 House Natural Resources Committee granted its Democratic leader the authority to subpoena officials from the Trump administration over the objections of Republicans.
Tribal energy development and tribal wildlife management are on the agenda for the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
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.
In a proposed budget released by President Donald Trump, the National Park Service would lose nearly $600 million in funding.
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.
President Donald Trump is releasing his latest budget request, a document that signals his administration's commitment to fulfilling it trust and treaty obligations.
Treaties, economic development and improving services for his people are among Aaron Payment's priorities as chair of the largest Indian nation east of the Mississippi.
Indigenous America is once again facing off with disenrollment.
Tribal and Native leaders, along with federal officials, are providing testimony on bills to address tribal homelands, a Native youth treatment center and tribal bison.
The National Museum of the American Indian will host Indian educators on February 13-14.
A House committee gave preliminary approval to a bill that would reverse Trump administration changes to the Endangered Species Act.
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.
Native women and girls are disproportionately likely to become victims of sex trafficking.
They may have turned out the lights, but the party’s not over at the Navajo Generating Station and its affiliated Kayenta coal mine.
The Bureau of Land Management relocation to Colorado reflects a widespread pattern of destabilization under Donald Trump.
Get ready for round two. A federal appeals court will take up the Indian Child Welfare Act on January 22, 2020.
President Trump authorized creation of an eight-member panel to coordinate the federal response to the problem of murdered and missing indigenous women.
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.
The nation's highest court continues to keep Indian Country in the dark when it comes to one of the most contentious cases in recent history.
Democrats on Capitol Hill are vowing to secure permanent protections for ancestral tribal territory after winning initial passage of legislation to stop energy development on sacred lands in two states.