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.
'This sort of red face racism has no place in our politics,' says journalist Julian Brave Noisecat.
With government leaders at all levels making life-and-death decisions about how to respond to COVID-19, and with State Question 802 potentially bringing home billions in federal tax dollars to care for Oklahomans, this election will be one of the most important we have seen.
Indian tribes have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and expansion of Medicaid will help pay for costs associated with care.
'If we’re not in control, someone else is,' says Montana State Senator Jason Small, a citizen of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.
Response rates to the 2020 Census are lagging in Indian Country, raising alarms about an accurate count in tribal and rural communities.
Congress is slowly but surely getting back to work after COVID-19 derailed Indian Country's legislative agenda ahead of one of the most critical elections in America's history.
At least three Native candidates are running for the North Dakota Legislature in the first statewide election since tribes reached a landmark voting rights agreement.
At least four Native candidates for Congress will advance to the general election after winning primaries in Idaho and New Mexico.
While there a pandemic decimating America and much of the world, Donald Trump is looking for any reason he can come up with to place the blame for his total incompetence on someone else.
Expanding Medicaid coverage for Cherokee citizens will dramatically strengthen the finances of our tribal health system.
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.
President Donald Trump is preparing to take credit for releasing the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund that his own administration has held up for more than a month, helping a vulnerable Republican along the way.
With just a month left before voters go to the polls, Karen Bedonie is looking for ways to boost her struggling Congressional campaign during the worst public health crisis in decades.
In a nation built on racism, sexism and white supremacy, the past is only nostalgic for white, land-owning men.
We apologize to our readers for not publishing for 2 weeks, but we have several employees with diabetes and other illnesses that make them very vulnerable to the coronavirus.
Over the last few weeks we have seen numerous efforts brought forth to protect Montanans during these trying times.
Coming out of the Arizona primary, former Vice President Joe Biden has emerged as the clear Democratic frontrunner ahead of Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Democrat Steve Bullock is challenging Steve Daines for his seat in the U.S. Senate, giving the incumbent Republican a daunting opponent in 2020.
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.
Voters of the Oglala Sioux Tribe want to legalize marijuana, but not alcohol, on the Pine Ridge Reservation, according to the unofficial results.
Citizens of the Oglala Sioux Tribe are weighing two big issues this week.
A Congressional hearing on tax issues in Indian Country is 'historic' in more ways than one.
According to an analysis by multistate marijuana provider Verilife, the place with the largest number of dispensaries in the country per 50,000 residents is in Montana.
This economy is terrible, for millions, as usual. The U.S. public must not be hoodwinked by fraudulent numbers.
Legendary Native activist Frank LaMere had a journal with three words on the cover: 'Make things happen.'
Tricia Zunker has less than 90 days to convince voters that she is the right person to represent them in the U.S. Congress.
Voting barriers for Native Americans have always existed, but polling cutbacks, discriminatory voter ID laws and lack of funding for elections are making things worse.
Tricia Zunker is on her way to repeating history by becoming the third Native woman to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.
'This is another overdue representation': Tricia Zunker is hoping to repeat history as another Native woman winning election to the U.S. Congress.
Combating under-representation in the 2020 U.S. Census is the immediate priority for North Dakota Native Vote, a new advocacy group.
I am proud to endorse Mayor Pete Buttigieg for president. Let me explain why.
Liz Marty May, who represents part of the Pine Ridge Reservation in the South Dakota Legislature, is seeking higher office.
Fawn Sharp is delivering her first major address as the new leader of the National Congress of American Indians.
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.
Oglala Sioux Tribe members will vote in March on whether marijuana should be legalized on the Pine Ridge Reservation and whether alcohol should be served in its casinos.
The group of Meskwaki women who ran the caucus on their settlement in Iowa are passionate about politics.
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 use of the term 'savage' is a racist insult not just to Indigenous Bolivians, but to all the Indigenous of North and South America.
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.
At least four candidates will be attending the Four Directions and Nevada Tribal Nations Native American Presidential Forum.
Looking over the 14-year record of accomplishments of the Indigenous socialist government led by Evo Morales in Bolivia, it becomes apparent why U.S. capitalist interests were chomping at the bit to see its demise.
The United States of America needs an honest national dialogue regarding our own history.
Lawmakers split along party lines on a historic vote to impeach Donald Trump, making him just the third president to be impeached and the first while facing re-election.
Lost amid the daily news cycle now focused on the impeachment of the president is the fact that money continues to roll in.
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe held a swearing-in ceremony for its new council, with Tim Davis chosen to serve as Chief.
The House Judiciary Committee ended a daylong hearing into possible articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump with bitter partisan sparring.
Legislation to revoke the Medals of Honor awarded to those who participated in the massacre of the Lakota people is gaining steam.