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.
The Senate deadlocked for a second day on more than $1 trillion in proposed support for an economy buffeted by coronavirus, as Democrats said the bill gives too much to corporations and Republicans accuse Democrats of making it a liberal wish list.
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.
The Senate gave overwhelming approval to a multibillion-dollar coronavirus relief bill, the second such bill in two weeks, and immediately turned its attention to a third bill that could have a $1 trillion price tag.
Our laws and legal processes, as they relate to Facebook and its Big Tech brethren, are inadequate and unethical.
'Right now, throughout the world, we’re not taking care of our lands,' Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said.
This economy is terrible, for millions, as usual. The U.S. public must not be hoodwinked by fraudulent numbers.
We all have our own idea of what our American Dream looks like and having a job helps us accomplish that goal.
The National Congress of American Indians drove another nail into the coffin of its senior-most attorney following his ouster from the organization.
A new high school is opening on the Pine Ridge Reservation in the fall of 2020.
'This project will bring nearly 200 badly needed jobs to Pine Ridge,' landowner Lynn Rapp says.
The way that our society views hemp and cannabis is evolving, with many questions yet to be answered in the public’s mind.
The state of South Dakota has agreed to pay $350,000 to Native American job applicants as part of a settlement negotiated by the federal government.
After an end-of-year push that saw Indian Country's legislative agenda gain widespread attention thanks to a presidential tweet, more pro-tribal bills are being teed up for action on Capitol Hill.
A young citizen of the Navajo Nation is suing a public school district and a teacher who allegedly called her a 'bloody Indian' in front of the entire class.
While a new year often ushers in hopeful anticipation about what can be achieved over the next 12 months, it’s important to remember that the divided government which shaped 2019 will continue to influence 2020.
They may have turned out the lights, but the party’s not over at the Navajo Generating Station and its affiliated Kayenta coal mine.
What a difference a strong nominee makes when it comes to Indian Country's health and wellness.
Accused of creating a hostile work environment, Darla Black was removed as vice president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Two women were placed on leave from their positions at the Ute Tribe after they complained about their supervisor, who remains on the job.
The vice president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe was impeached following complaints about her treatment of women who worked for her.
Two employees of the Ute Tribe were suspended after they complained about being sexually harassed by their supervisor.
The Cherokee Nation is doubling funding for training for some of the fastest growing and highest paying jobs.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians suffer from the highest rates of all forms of harassment, according to an employee study.
Members of the National Congress of American Indians made history here by choosing a woman as their president for only the third time since the organization's founding in 1944.
Our employees here at the Cherokee Nation are the backbone of our government and business operations.
So what's going on with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation case? No one knows.
Kevin Edwards, a former vice chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and his wife have been indicted on federal fraud charges.
The race to lead the National Congress of American Indians is kicking into high gear as the nation's largest inter-tribal advocacy organization prepares for its biggest meeting of the year.
Today, we acknowledge the role that the wage gap plays in the many forms of centuries-long oppression of Native American Women.
A non-Indian attorney who lost his job at the nation's largest inter-tribal advocacy organization is suing Indianz.Com, Indian Country Today and High Country News for writing about it.
The last 265 workers at Kayenta Coal Mine are being laid off this month, another step toward the looming closure of the Navajo Generating Station that will bring the loss of hundreds more jobs this winter.
The economic success that America has experienced lately is truly historic.
I am humbled and grateful for your confidence in me to serve our great Cherokee Nation as your Principal Chief for the next four years.
Members of a once powerful family of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians admitted to stealing nearly $5 million from their tribe.
Citizens of the Northern Arapaho Tribe are standing by Chairman Lee Spoonhunter and his efforts to take his people in a new direction.
When federal agents engineered the nation’s largest single-state immigration raid in Mississippi, a network of activists knew their work was about to get much harder.
The Lac Courte Oreilles Band, the largest local employer, will no longer employ random drug tests or screen for marijuana.
Chuck Hoskin Jr. will be taking over as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation.
Attacking one of the only two Native women in Congress doesn't pay off within Democratic circles.
Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe, is the majority owner of a modular home building company.
The Indian Health Service cited 'staffing changes and limited resources' when shutting down a tribe's emergency room back in 2015. That wasn't the whole story.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on tribal land claims, tribal self-governance, Indian education and Indian policy.
Manny Red Bear taught the Lakota language for 25 years until his contract was terminated by the Bureau of Indian Education.
The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal advocacy organization continues to undergo change, with a high-ranking staffer on the way out.
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) said he expects 'full vindication' in connection with allegations of a hostile workplace in his office.
Urban Indians continue to express concerns about a tribal takeover of an Indian Health Service facility.
The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal organization has hired Kevin Allis, Forest County Potawatomi, as its first chief executive officer.
It's been more than six months since oral arguments in a closely-watched tribal case but who's counting?
In the first two years of the Trump presidency, complaints of wrongdoing, corruption, fraud and misuse of funds increased 16 percent at the agency with the most responsibilities in Indian Country.
A superintendent at a Bureau of Indian Education school was terminated for sexual harassment after several women came forward.
Sexual harassment in Indian Country is an inconvenient and deeply uncomfortable truth