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The National Congress of American Indians drove another nail into the coffin of its senior-most attorney following his ouster from the organization.
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.
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.
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.
The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal advocacy organization continues to undergo change, with a high-ranking staffer on the way out.
With the Violence Against Women Act mired in partisan politics, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is hoping to turn the focus back to the most vulnerable in Indian Country.
The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal organization has hired Kevin Allis, Forest County Potawatomi, as its first chief executive officer.
Sexual harassment in Indian Country is an inconvenient and deeply uncomfortable truth
Jefferson Keel is stepping down as Lieutenant Governor of the Chickasaw Nation but he won't be going far from his people.
Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney was at the White House but won't say whether tribal legislation came up before President Trump tweeted about it.
With David Bernhardt at the helm, the Department of the Interior has been one disaster after another, tribes and their advocates assert.
Will Congress finally fix one of the most destructive U.S. Supreme Court decisions?
A closely watched court case will determine whether the Indian Child Welfare Act lives to see another day.
But there is growing support for the Indian Health Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs to receive advance funding.
Representatives of tribal nations, Indian organizations and urban Indian providers from across the U.S. are presenting their funding priorities to Congress.
The National Congress of American Indians has a new director of communications for the first time since the Obama era.
What if there was an Indian Country primary? Call it an experiment.
It's been a rocky few months for the National Congress of American Indians.
With one figure forced out under a cloud, the official tapped to lead the Department of the Interior is promising a new era of relations with Indian Country.
The longest serving executive director in the history of the National Congress of American Indians is heading out the door after turmoil and turbulence.
Jackie Pata is leaving the National Congress of American Indians after 18 years as executive director.
Controversy continues to overshadow the efforts of the National Congress of American Indians to advocate for the needs of tribes and their citizens.
The leader of the nation's largest inter-tribal organization is responding to controversy that arose at a White House tribal listening session.
President Rodney Bordeaux of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe is weighing in on a White House tribal listening session that got ugly.
Climate change has been really tough on tribes across the country, officials told the House Subcommittee for Indigenous People of the United States.
The Trump administration's attempt to reset its troubled relationship with Indian Country got off to a rocky start after one tribe walked out on what was billed as a historic meeting.
With key Trump officials in the audience, the nation's largest and oldest inter-tribal advocacy group opened a historic week in Washington with a stinging rebuke of the president and his policies.
it's a busy week for the National Congress of American Indians. Get up to speed on the State of Indian Nations address.
A cloud is hanging over the State of Indian Nations and the National Congress of American Indians but it's still looking like a banner week in Washington, D.C.
President Trump has failed to offer a budget for Indian Country programs but that doesn't mean Congress is shirking its trust and treaty responsibilities to tribal nations.
With the threat of another shutdown looming, tribal leaders are supporting legislation they hope will protect their communities from the drama and disorder in the nation's capital.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work as the 116th Congress kicks into gear.
A battle to save the Indian Child Welfare Act is shaping up to be one of the most consequential court cases in recent history.
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.
Eight inter-tribal organizations are calling on President Donald Trump and Congress to reopen the federal government.
The executive director of the National Congress of American Indians remains on leave as the organization continues to experience employee turnover.
The leader of the National Congress of American Indians continues to defend the organization's handling of a #MeToo scandal.
A #MeToo outcry has sidelined the long-serving executive director of the National Congress of American Indians on the eve of a milestone convention.
The leader of the country's largest and oldest inter-tribal organization is defending the group’s handling of sexual harassment allegations.
Women who complained about the way they were treated at the National Congress of American Indians often found they weren't believed.
A #MeToo scandal at the nation's largest and oldest inter-tribal advocacy organization is threatening another high-ranking staffer.
John Dossett is no longer employed at the nation's largest and oldest inter-tribal advocacy organization after being accused of sexual harassment.
The Pokagon Band is quitting the nation’s oldest and largest inter-tribal organization while Native women call for more accountability.
Despite times of tension, Native leaders and colleagues describe the late John McCain as a firm advocate for tribal rights.
Native women are coming forward with complaints about their treatment at the National Congress of American Indians.
John McCain is remembered as a patriot and a hero by many in Indian Country.
The Supreme Court might get a new justice soon but it's not clear whether Brett Kavanaugh understands tribes and their issues.
A bill to help the White Mountain Apache Tribe with a water project and two Pueblo tribes with economic development efforts has been revived.
A tribal water rights fund is due to run out of money but the Trump administration isn't ready to support a permanent fix.
Thanks to bipartisan action on Capitol Hill, tribes are receiving a set-aside of the national Crime Victims Fund for the first time.
Language barriers mean Indigenous families may be more likely to be split up when they cross into the United States.
A bill exempting tribal nations from labor regulations fails in the Senate as union concerns trump sovereignty.
A vote on the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act failed in spectacular fashion evening but a key leader says the fight isn't over.
A closely-watched patent dispute involving the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is moving into the federal court system.
Indian Country still has a lot of work to do to ensure the federal government lives up to its treaty and trust responsibilities.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is under fire for spending $31,561 on new furniture while seeking more than $100 million in cuts to Indian programs.