A prominent U.S. Senator with a record of going against tribal interests is the running mate of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
With technology, we are able to meet our friends and colleagues, conduct essential business and take a collective stand on issues impacting our governments.
It was a federal judge's mistake but it forced the Trump administration into disclosing the troubles tribes are facing as they seek the COVID-19 funds they were promised two months ago.
The Trump administration's missing and murdered task force got off to a rocky start in the age of COVID-19, leaving a number of Native women silenced amid technical and logistical challenges.
Later this month there will be a meeting of peoples from the Dakota, Nakota, Lakota and Ojibwe nations.
Indian Country is once again falling victim to the Trump administration's disastrous tribal homelands agenda with the withdrawal of a pro-tribal legal opinion.
The United South and Eastern Tribes said more than half of its members have imposed coronavirus-related travel restrictions.
Concerns about the coronavirus are growing in tribal communities as advocates warn that $40 million isn't nearly enough to prevent the spread of the disease among urban and reservation Indians.
Tribes, organizations and enterprises in Indian Country are trying to conduct business and mitigate fears about the coronavirus.
The Indian Health Service remains without a permanent leader as the coronavirus emerges as the latest crisis for the agency.
A Congressional hearing on tax issues in Indian Country is 'historic' in more ways than one.
The Lakota Food Summit drew hundreds of us to talk about how to eat, how to cook, how to pay attention to the environment and how to engage in plantings and harvesting of foods that sustained our ancestors for centuries.
At Cherokee Nation, we focus on empowering the next generation of leaders at every level.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States will be discussing the Trump administration's destruction of sacred sites at a hearing in Washington, D.C.
It took nearly 80 years for the federal government to agree to pay the Spokane Tribe for the loss of homes, lands and sacred sites.
The Trump administration is looking to incorporate more voices into its new missing and murdered task force following complaints from Indian Country.
The Trump administration plans to spend more money on the crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans amid complaints that it isn't doing enough to address what is widely considered an epidemic.
Fawn Sharp is delivering her first major address as the new leader of the National Congress of American Indians.
An impressive lineup of presenters is slated for the first annual Lakota Food Summit.
Northwest tribes want the federal government to respect opposition to controversial environmental decisions that impact their traditional lands.
A successful program that helps tribes address high rates of diabetes in their communities is once again in danger of expiring despite widespread and bipartisan support.
The National Museum of the American Indian will host Indian educators on February 13-14.
Despite committing no new federal funds for the initiative, the Trump administration is moving forward with efforts to address the crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans.
Get ready for round two. The nation's highest court continues to prepare for another reservation boundary case after failing to reach a decision in the last one.
An impressive lineup of artists and performers are taking part in the International Indigenous Music Summit, now in its second year.
The Missing and Murdered Diné Relatives Working Group is holding its next forum on January 14.
At least four candidates will be attending the Four Directions and Nevada Tribal Nations Native American Presidential Forum.
An opening prayer welcomes 75 Native American men and women from across the nation, gathered at a hotel to learn how to use tradition to heal from trauma – and to help others heal, too.
Anyone wondering why the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to be taking its time with one of the most closely-watched controversies in Indian Country history finally got a glimpse with the addition of a new case to the docket.
Get ready for round two. A federal appeals court will take up the Indian Child Welfare Act on January 22, 2020.
Appearing in public with President Donald Trump can be toxic. How did it go for the tribal leaders who met with him at the White House?
He didn't offend anyone. He didn't brag about himself. He didn't lash out at his opponents. He was just the president, among a group of tribal leaders.
American Indians and Alaska Natives serve in the U.S. military at the highest rates of any racial or ethnic group but their needs often go ignored or are overshadowed by other developments.
With expanded protections for Native women and children still in doubt on Capitol Hill, key lawmakers are advancing legislation to address the crisis of the missing and murdered in tribal communities.
The battle over the Indian Child Welfare Act is far from over as tribes continue to defend the landmark law in the courts.
Partisan presidential politics are affecting Indian Country's legislative agenda.
Funding for the popular Johnson O'Malley Program might actually increase thanks to a new count of Indian students.
The ethically challenged acting director of the Bureau of Land Management made a tense appearance at the Society of Environmental Journalists conference to discuss his radical record.
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.
Native Americans are among those who have been historically undercounted during the U.S. Census, a constitutionally mandated headcount conducted every decade since 1790.
Campaign season is in high gear as tribal leaders prepare to elect a new slate of officers for the National Congress of American Indians.
Tribal leaders and youth showed their commitment to wellness as the National Congress of American Indians continued its 76th annual convention.
Marshall Pierite, Tunica-Biloxi Tribe, is seeking a voice at the National Congress of American Indians.
Fawn Sharp, Quinault Nation, is seeking the top spot at the National Congress of American Indians again.
Shaun Chapoose, Ute Tribe, is running for president of the National Congress of American Indians.
Joe Byrd, Cherokee Nation, is among the candidates seeking a leadership role within the National Congress of American Indians.
Harold Frazier, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, is making a second leadership bid at the National Congress of American Indians.
Learn more about Lance Gumbs, Shinnecock Nation, and his vision for the National Congress of American Indians.
It's day two of the National Congress of American Indians annual convention. Where are you?
One hundred percent of the comments at a public hearing on water permits for the Dewey Burdock Project were against uranium mining on treaty territory.
The diminished power of the Trump administration's face of Indian Affairs was on strong display as tribal leaders opened one of their biggest meetings of the year.
Hundreds of tribal leaders are in Albuquerque, New Mexico, all week for one of the biggest meetings of the year.
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.
Native American advocates are seeking more funding and new ways to tackle the opioid crisis in Indian Country as overdose death rates continue to rise.
The dismal state of broadband in tribal communities will be the focus of a pair of events in Washington, D.C.