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For the first time in nearly a decade, Congress is close to passing a bill that funds a large number of Indian Country initiatives.
A bill that protects Indian Country from funding cuts but fails to stop the Trump administration's controversial reorganization is moving forward.
Tribal leaders are seeking quick action on the Trump administration's nominee to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs amid questions about an issue far from the lower 48 states.
After keeping Indian Country in the dark for more than a year, the Trump administration is ready to consult with tribes about a dramatic reorganization.
It's almost been a year since the Indian Health Service came under heavy fire before lawmakers who control the agency's funding.
A funding bill advancing on Capitol Hill is a win overall for Indian Country except for one big issue: a reorganization that tribes have been told little to nothing about.
With few people in their corner in the Trump administration, tribes are once again relying on Congress to fulfill the federal government's trust and treaty responsibilities.
Lawmakers have lined up an impressive slate of witnesses to help them write the funding bill for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service.
Citing chronic underfunding and inaction at the federal level, tribes in the Great Plains are planning to take over a troubled Indian Health Service hospital.
Despite claims by the Trump administration that it won't move forward with a reorganization without Indian Country's input, tribes continue to be excluded.
Indian Country still has a lot of work to do to ensure the federal government lives up to its treaty and trust responsibilities.
President Donald Trump’s ambitious plan to rebuild America’s infrastructure appears to offer little more than a nod to tribal governments, though his new budget promises support for fixing deteriorating Indian schools.
Lawmakers are resisting President Donald Trump's budget cuts at the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service.
The new leader of the Department of the Interior wants a 'candid conversation' about Indian education but it apparently doesn't include more funding.
The new leader of the Department of the Interior will be talking about Indian Country's budget cuts but not many will be paying attention.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service are among the many losers in the Trump world.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are hoping to get the troubled appropriations process back on track this year.
Acting assistant secretary Larry Roberts vowed to take action after a report uncovered alarming conditions that put Indian children at risk.
Dozens of tribal leaders and representatives of tribal organizations will present their funding priorities at four sessions this week.
A recent effort by the federal government to centralize the Bureau of Indian Education and closure of several reservation based tribal education offices has been thwarted by a coalition of Lakota stakeholders.
No one spoke in opposition to a provision that seeks to strengthen an executive order issued by then-president Bill Clinton in 1996.
A federal judge denied a motion for a temporary restraining order but will proceed to the merits of the case.
The rule is set to go into effect on Wednesday but could be blocked by court action of Congress.
Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) introduced the rider to stop the enforcement of a regulation that covers public and Indian lands.
The top Democrat on the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee is refusing to support the funding package.
An effort that was supposed to cost $41 million and take five years has ended up costing $546 million and has lasted four decades.