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A Congressional hearing on tax issues in Indian Country is 'historic' in more ways than one.
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.
Lost amid the daily news cycle now focused on the impeachment of the president is the fact that money continues to roll in.
Legislation to revoke the Medals of Honor awarded to those who participated in the massacre of the Lakota people is gaining steam.
Partisan presidential politics are affecting Indian Country's legislative agenda.
The diminished power of the Trump administration's face of Indian Affairs was on strong display as tribal leaders opened one of their biggest meetings of the year.
With a growing number of communities celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day, another Democratic presidential candidate announced plans to improve the government's relationship with the first Americans.
Under no circumstances does any actual progressive get anywhere near the Oval Office.
Recently in Canada and the United States, a small but vocal minority of white French-descendants have used an ancestor born between 300 and 400 years ago to claim an 'Indigenous' identity.
Tribes can serve protection orders against non-Indians due to their 'inherent' sovereignty, a federal appeals court ruled, addressing an issue being raised on the road to the White House.
The Democratic candidate for president wants to set aside $5 billion to help tribes expand broadband in their communities.
Elizabeth Warren, the U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, shared her sweeping plans to improve the federal-tribal relationship at a historic Indian Country event.
Democratic presidential candidates are reaching out to Native voters at a historic forum in one of the most critical states in the 2020 campaign.
The historic Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum is underway in Sioux City, Iowa, in the homelands of several tribes.
History is being made as 11 candidates for president in 2020 are taking part in a forum focused solely on the concerns of Native Americans.
The Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum is the first of the 2020 cycle to focus on Indian Country's issues.
With a prominent Indian Country figure as a supporter, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is promising major changes in the federal-tribal relationship.
The Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum continues to grow as more Democratic candidates reach out to Native voters early in the 2020 election cycle.
As the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates hit the stage for their second round of debates, some of the hopefuls are sitting down with tribal leaders.
The 2020 Democratic presidential field is a crowded one. Some candidates are distinguishing themselves in Indian Country.
'Those Tweets were NOT Racist. I don’t have a Racist bone in my body!' the president asserted as lawmakers voted along party lines to condemn comments directed at minority women of Congress.
A clear and shared vision among Democrats is the only way to compete against 'Make America Great Again.'
When all you do is pitch to your base, it turns out no one else has much to gain by playing ball with you.
A tweet from the White House hasn't completely derailed Indian Country. But it caused significant damage.
Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney was at the White House but won't say whether tribal legislation came up before President Trump tweeted about it.
A tweet about Pocahontas spooked Republicans on Capitol Hill. Indian Country was the loser.
After two losses at the polls, Gavin Clarkson is back in the race in New Mexico.
Proportional representation ought to come next -- one that counts Native voices.
Democrats and watchdog groups are calling for an investigation into David Bernhardt, who has been tapped to lead the Department of the Interior by President Trump.
What if there was an Indian Country primary? Call it an experiment.
Wounded Knee is among the worst massacres in Native American history.
Presidential elections are a policy debate, so how about one that includes Native American voices?
An editorial cartoonist is taking aim at a new target of the right, along with a more familiar one.
Leaders of the National Congress of American Indians are speaking out after President Donald Trump invoked the Wounded Knee massacre in an attack on a political rival.
I ask you America, when are you going to come to your senses regarding this president?
Cherokee and indigenous peoples have spoken out about Elizabeth Warren case, though they have largely been ignored in the larger media narrative.
Some in Indian Country have questioned Sen. Elizabeth Warren's decision to go public with a DNA analysis.
Elizabeth Warren's decision to release the results of a DNA analysis was a political ploy.
Elizabeth Warren is welcome anytime on the Mohawk territory of Akwesasne.
We cannot afford to lose the voice of Elizabeth Warren, but we also cannot allow a foul-mouthed bigot to continue to hurl childish insults at her with name-calling.
Is Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) really Native American? Her campaign says DNA results prove she is.
A simple change in federal law will help tribes address suicide in their communities, according to a bipartisan group of lawmakers.
Native American reservations are experiencing an epidemic of suicide that is claiming the lives of countless young people.
Indian Country is entering uncharted territory with the Trump administration's move to take a tribe's reservation out of trust.
Less than two months into the job, the new leader of the Bureau of Indian Affairs has set an ominous tone for tribal nations.
When Indians—especially Indian women—are used as props for a political agenda, call it out.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is hoping to clear up a cloud hanging over marijuana in Indian Country and in states across the nation.
Deb Haaland is connecting with voters by linking her Laguna Pueblo background to her progressive Democratic campaign in New Mexico.
With jokes about powwows and questions about DNA tests, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) is still facing doubts about her Indian heritage.
Tribal leaders gave a standing ovation to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) after a surprise speech in which she promised to stand up for Native Americans and their issues.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) made her first-ever appearance before the National Congress of American Indians on February 14, 2018.
Pocahontas is a reminder of the indigenous women who are missing and murdered every year.
Tribal groups reacted swiftly after President Donald Trump used an event honoring Native American Code Talkers to call a Democratic senator 'Pocahontas,' what critics called a slur that marred an otherwise positive event.
President Donald Trump sparked widespread outrage in Indian Country after marring an event featuring Navajo war heroes with a derogatory slur.
The nation's largest tribal advocacy group is condemning President Donald Trump for rehashing an anti-Indian slur.