As coronavirus cases across America continue to surge, tribal leaders are taking dramatic steps to ensure the safety of their people and those they serve.
With many people staying inside to slow the spread of the coronavirus, a Lakota man went from house to house, delivering much-needed supplies to people in need.
With the number of coronavirus cases in Indian Country growing by the day, tribes are pressing the federal government to live up to its treaty and trust responsibilities and ensure their communities aren't left out of relief efforts.
Two Native authors who are sharing stories about Native family life have been recognized with prestigious book awards.
A project launched nearly 50 years ago may help preserve the language of a California tribe that has all but disappeared.
An impressive lineup of artists and performers are taking part in the International Indigenous Music Summit, now in its second year.
Researchers at Indiana University have been digitally preserving recordings of Native American songs made on fragile wax cylinders more than 100 years ago.
A new generation of Native activists took a canoe journey around Alcatraz to mark Indigenous Peoples Day and pay homage to occupation of the island 50 years ago.
American Indians and Alaska Natives die of suicide at a rate higher than any other racial and ethnic group.
Luther Medicine Bird White Eagle was a well-respected member of the Indigenous community in Tennessee's capital city.
Wells Fargo will pay $6.5 million to the Navajo Nation to settle the tribe’s 2017 suit that alleged a history of 'unfair, deceptive, fraudulent and illegal practices' aimed at elders and Dine language speakers.
The Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum is the first of the 2020 cycle to focus on Indian Country's issues.
For generations, many children from the Cheyenne River Reservation have been lost to the system and never to be heard from again.
Nothing has been more important to me than serving the Cherokee people.
A Catholic school student plans to appeal after a $250 million libel lawsuit against The Washington Post was thrown out of court.
The Oglala Sioux Tribe Nursing Home will open a new 12-bed memory wing in January 2020.
For many Native Americans, growing old is not an option, but for those who do, it is a blessing.
Winona 'Hawatay' Mitchell Caramony was the oldest living Omaha tribal citizen and one of her tribe’s last fluent speakers.
Well, the 'Grandma' theme will not let me alone.
When a simple card game with a grandchild reveals more than you expected.
Clem Fain Sylestine, a traditional leader of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe, has passed at the age of 91.
America was built upon the backs of resourceful women, many wives, mothers and grandmothers.
Melvin Small is one of the first Northern Cheyenne allottees and one of the two surviving Northern Cheyenne World War II veterans.
It’s the land that brings us together, the land that teaches relationship-based ways of knowing about the natural world and its food systems.
Feeling mocked by Catholic students during the historic Indigenous Peoples March, a Native elder offered to defuse tense fallout by holding a dialog in their hometown.
When he was 13, Bobby Von Martin lived in a hotel known by some as a drug den.
It’s time the students who mocked and disrespected an elder of the Omaha Nation learn the whole truth of this history.
The mocking harassment of a Native elder by Catholic high school students has sparked national and international outrage.
Our White youth should expect us to demand better behavior from them.
Dismissing sacred and traditional songs of tribal nations as simple 'chants' takes away from the value of those words and the meaning behind the drum.
Water protectors from far and wide gathered to celebrate and foster the International Treaty to Protect the Sacred from Tar Sands Projects.
As promised, I am going to start writing more positive stories about the Northern Cheyenne.
So who is to blame for the clash of cultures on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial?
Supporters of Nathan Phillips braved subzero temperatures to show solidarity with the tribal elder at the center of a widely-seen confrontation in the nation's capital.
'I got very concerned and afraid that violence or some sort of physical confrontation was going to break out,' activist Chase Iron Eyes said of the widely-condemned incident.
The Indigenous Peoples March in the nation's capital was marred by a confrontation between a Native elder and #MAGA youth.
Tribal nations are supporting a Shoshone language name for Nevada's third-tallest peak.
Someday we will all make that journey and what we give of ourselves will be what remains.
Construction is underway on a new wing at the Oglala Sioux Lakota Nursing Home.
Elders and youth focused on ways to ease divisions among men, women and two-spirit people as the First Alaskans Institute wrapped up its annual conference.
From preserving their languages to learning about tattooing, Native youth are keeping their heritage alive.
Thousands are attending the 35th annual Elders and Youth Conference, hosted by the First Alaskans Institute.
As Cherokees, our elders remain the foundation of our families and communities.
Republicans are intent on advancing Brett Kavanaugh even as more Alaska Natives oppose the controversial Supreme Court nominee.
Indigenous leaders pulled together a grassroots movement to resist the expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline.
Returning to culture is a duty my grandfather believed Native elders had to their communities.
Nearly 100 people participated in the 2nd annual Umónhon-Pónka Summer Institute in Nebraska.
The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs are planning to close a resort on the reservation and elders aren't happy about it.
One of the oldest living citizens of the Narragansett Tribe, Eleanor Spears Dove, turns 100 on August 1.
On the first day of my new way of life, I didn’t live up to the lessons our old ones put into our language.
Generations of federal assimilation initiatives have left the Winnebago people with few fluent Ho-Chunk speakers.