There are 870 Article III judges in the United States. Only two are Native American.
Tribes, organizations and enterprises in Indian Country are trying to conduct business and mitigate fears about the coronavirus.
A Cayuga Nation leader’s decision to tear down 12 properties with the assistance of newly-sworn in tribal police officers has sparked a series of protests and altercation in New York.
'Tribes are not prepared for the coronavirus,' one health expert told Indian Country Today.
The National Congress of American Indians drove another nail into the coffin of its senior-most attorney following his ouster from the organization.
Tricia Zunker has less than 90 days to convince voters that she is the right person to represent them in the U.S. Congress.
'This is another overdue representation': Tricia Zunker is hoping to repeat history as another Native woman winning election to the U.S. Congress.
The group of Meskwaki women who ran the caucus on their settlement in Iowa are passionate about politics.
The Indian Health Service's Phoenix Indian Medical Center has been taking the initiative to prepare for the respiratory illness known as the Novel Coronavirus.
Cronkite News recently went to Window Rock, capital of the Navajo Nation, to see what Navajos are saying about impeachment.
The presidential candidate who paid the most attention to Indian Country is calling it quits.
Before the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, more than a quarter of American Indian and Alaska Native children were removed from their homes.
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are in a long-running dispute with a non-Indian company that refuses to pay for the storage of hazardous waste.
At least 10 Native candidates are running for U.S. Congress in 2020.
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.
This is the story of the first Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act prosecution in Ohio.
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.
'It’s like we live in a third world country and we are forgotten,' resident Lauren Crowe says. 'No one cares.'
Steve Bullock, a Democratic candidate for president, sat down with Indian Country Today for a wide-ranging interview, the first of its kind for a Native newsroom.
The Oglala Sioux Tribe may be first to pass a hate crime law providing protections for LBGTQ and two spirit people, but citizens remain divided over decision.
Wab Kinew could have been the first Indigenous person to lead Manitoba as the chief executive of the province.
A hate crime law could be the first for tribal governments offering protection for LGBTQ citizens, Mary Annette Pember reports in Indian Country Today.
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.
Living under another another colonial regime is probably not in the cards for the Inuit people of Greenland.
I imagine how much Frank LaMere would enjoy participating in his own presidential forum next week in Iowa.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report included interviews with Indigenous populations as a key source.
For Indigenous peoples, language is truly the breath of life.
Denise Lajimodiere has kept her promise to Indian boarding school survivors with this sacred oath of a book.
The drama that has been Washington gets a two-year break after the president and leaders in Congress reach a budget deal.
July 16 was the first General Mad Anthony Day in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Not everyone, including the Miami Tribe, was celebrating.
John Paul Stevens often supported the rights of tribes during his time on the nation's highest court.
A panel of progressive women of color in Congress talked about why they ran for office and what they hoped to do. President Trump responded on Twitter.
Indian Country has made extraordinary progress on the diabetes front even though there remains a long way to go before the disease is under control.
The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal advocacy organization continues to undergo change, with a high-ranking staffer on the way out.
The Department of Energy says changing the definition of nuclear waste will lead to $40 billion in savings.
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
Indian Country Today is expanding, and a television newscast is on the way.
Agriculture is big business in Indian Country. So is construction. Both are impacted by Trump's trade war.
A story that journalism should report often: Our election framework needs a serious fix.
Extinction is the new normal, according to a new report that draws on Indigenous and local knowledge.
The Climate Action Now Act would require the U.S. to meet the obligations of a global climate change accord.
Indian Country's list of infrastructure needs tops $50 billion for roads, hospitals, schools, water systems. So where's the money?
Are you ready for the Duluth Eskimos? Because someone in the NFL thinks it's 'cool.'
Jenni Monet is a free woman, despite a new warrant out for her arrest in New Mexico.
The president repeatedly lied to the country. He lied to Congress.
After two losses at the polls, Gavin Clarkson is back in the race in New Mexico.
Medicaid brings more money into the Indian health system. Why aren't more states expanding the program?
Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan of the White Earth Nation shoulders a uniquely Native responsibility when it comes to governing.