The Ramapough Lenape Nation is fighting for its right to use ancestral land for ceremonies and other purposes.
The Cherokee Nation supported a state law that required 'Indian' art to be produced by citizens of federally recognized tribes.
Seven non-Indians, including three people in the Philippines, have been indicted for allegedly violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act and other federal laws.
George Herbert Walker Bush only served one term as U.S. president but it proved to be a productive one for tribal interests.
The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape people have been restored to their rightful place in New Jersey history.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be taking testimony on the Indian Arts and Crafts Act on Friday, July 7.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hitting the road again, this time for a hearing on the Indian Arts and Crafts Act.
The tribe will enter into a license and supply agreement with Urban Outfitters and will collaborate on a line of 'authentic' jewelry.
Turning Oklahoma into an isolated island in Indian Country serves no purpose for anyone.
State lawmakers passed a recognition bill by unanimous margins this summer.
The Oklahoma law leaves out members of state recognized tribes.
The tribe has won the right to seek millions of dollars in damages from three fashion retailers that sold "Navajo' items without authorization.
Indian artists should be allowed to assume their rightful place at the center of the digital Indian arts and crafts market—not relegated to its margins.
Does Indian identity rest solely on a legal spectrum or should its primary identification rest in social, cultural, racial, and linguistic forms?
It’s critical for us as Indian people to ensure Indian art is truly created by enrolled citizens of federally recognized tribes.
The Federal Government’s definition of an 'Indian' is, in some instances, independent of an individual Indian’s tribal membership status.
Judge Bruce Black cleared the way for the tribe to seek millions of dollars from fashion retailer Urban Outfitters.
The tribe's status in New Jersey is in limbo as a judge dismisses one of two lawsuits aimed at resolving the impasse.
The tribe was recognized by the state in 1982 through a law that is still on the books but Gov. Chris Christie (R) and his administration are refusing to acknowledge that status.
In one case, a shop owners allegedly admitted that an item marketed as Native was produced by someone in Cambodia.
The Urban Outfitters retail company sold products labeled as 'Navajo' without the tribe's permission.
The mayor of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is taking action following the indictments of three people for violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act by selling fake goods.
Customers were sold jewelry made by members of the Navajo Nation. The items were really produced in the Philippines.
Terry Lee Whetstone pleaded guilty to violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act and will remain under probation for three years.
If the Lenni-Lenape are in limbo, end any doubt with legislation recognizing them.
The tribe was recognized by the state in 1982 but Gov. Chris Christie (R) and his administration are questioning that status.
Terry Lee Whitstone is accused of violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act.
Battles continue to wage over use of the 'Navajo' and 'Navaho' marks in New Mexico federal court.
The Sioux Indian Museum, administered by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, will feature an exhibit of ledger art by Evans Flammond, Sr.
Let’s be honest: if you can afford to drop $375 on a ticket to Coachella, you can afford to buy your Native-inspired jewelry and other goods from artisans whose profits help them to feed their family.
The company sold products with the 'Navajo' name without the tribe's permission. The goods weren't Indian-produced either.
Writer tracks down fake Alaska Native products to a factory overseas.
The Navajo Nation failed to reach a settlement with retailer Urban Outfitters over the sale of 'Navajo' items.
Aura Bogado discovers that Gabriel Good Buffalo, the man behind a fashion collaboration for The Lone Ranger, isn't Indian.
The Navajo Nation is in talks to settle a lawsuit over the unauthorized sale of "Navajo" products. The tribe sued the company for a line or products that were labeled...
Newspaper urges caution on H.R.1066, a bill to amend the Indian Arts and Crafts Act: Congress should think twice before amending the Indian Arts and Crafts Act to water down...
The Navajo Nation is continuing its lawsuit against retailer Urban Outfitters over the sale of "Navajo" items. The tribe asked Urban Outfitters back in June 2011 to stop selling items...
An amendment proposed to the Native American Arts and Craft act by Rep Nick Rahall (D-WV) if passed would potentially remove protections from Native American artisans across the country and allow for non-Tribal members to label work they create as “Native American produced."
A federal judge is allowing the Navajo Nation to proceed with almost all of its claims against fashion retailer Urban Outfitters. The tribe asked the Urban Outfitters to stop labeling,...
"Every so often, fashion gets interested in Native American prints and styles. Is there a way for the industry to do it right? Everything's cyclical. It doesn't hurt us per...
The Department of the Interior Fiscal Year 2013 Budget proposes to transfer the Indian Arts and Crafts Board to the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The IACB is currently part of...
"Tis the season for buying presents. As you peruse your local mall, you might find yourself drawn to beautiful geometric patterns in vibrant colors, long associated with Navajo rugs, Pendleton...
The following story was written and reported by Kate Saltzstein. All content © Native Sun News. WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA -- Urban Outfitters, the clothing store chain, has withdrawn the word...
"Last month, Urban Outfitters drew popular ire — and threats of legal action from the Navajo Nation — for advertising such products as the "Navajo Flask" and the "Navajo Hipster...