Our laws and legal processes, as they relate to Facebook and its Big Tech brethren, are inadequate and unethical.
Motives are often deliberately obscured by the non-Indian community that cannot bear to look at its own history concerning Indian-White hostility.
The Omaha Tribe of declared a state of emergency following weeks of tragedy in the community.
A bill named for Ida Beard, a Native woman who went missing in 2015, would help solve missing and murdered cases.
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.
Northwest tribes want the federal government to respect opposition to controversial environmental decisions that impact their traditional lands.
The group of Meskwaki women who ran the caucus on their settlement in Iowa are passionate about politics.
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.
Native women and girls are disproportionately likely to become victims of sex trafficking.
The body of Selena Faye Not Afraid, a 16-year-old from the Crow Tribe, was found nearly three weeks after she went missing in Montana.
Two state senators in Nebraska, including the first and only Native lawmaker, are working to create greater awareness of Indigenous issues, culture and history.
As authorities investigate the death of Ashlea Aldrich, Native women gathered to discuss the violence that plagues their communities.
The Missing and Murdered Diné Relatives Working Group is holding its next forum on January 14.
The aunt of a Native woman whose body was found in a field on her reservation this week said Ashlea Aldrich’s gruesome death demonstrates the need for swift and aggressive action by tribal leaders to combat domestic violence.
At least four candidates will be attending the Four Directions and Nevada Tribal Nations Native American Presidential Forum.
Ashlea Aldrich, a young mother, was killed in what her mother said was a crime of domestic violence.
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.
For too many Native women, violence is an ever-present threat.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is advancing legislation and taking testimony from one of President Donald Trump's nominees.
President Trump authorized creation of an eight-member panel to coordinate the federal response to the problem of murdered and missing indigenous women.
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?
The work of a Choctaw Nation artist inspired the name of a government-wide initiative aimed at addressing the crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans.
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.
This year's event focuses on the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and Two Spirit people.
Efforts to protect Native women and children from violence and to address the crisis of missing, murdered and trafficked Native Americans are being thrust into fresh partisan rancor on Capitol Hill.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs had a busy day, taking up #MMIW legislation and Native veterans issues.
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 real epidemic is the criminal way in which the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women has been historically overlooked.
A disproportionate number of sexual predators have preyed on Indian Country and Native women.
A Canadian company needs a large amount of water for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Tribes and water protectors are fighting back.
I will keep writing every year until the deaths of Native American men and women are resolved.
Two tribal representatives pulled out of a new Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force in Montana due to the state's defense of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Bearing signs that read 'Violence is Not My Tradition' and 'Indigenous Day, Not Columbus Day,' a crowd drew attention to the missing, murdered and abused in their communities.
With a growing number of communities celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day, another Democratic presidential candidate announced plans to improve the government's relationship with the first Americans.
Montana State University will commemorate Indigenous Peoples Day 2019 with a series of educational and cultural events throughout October.
Every October, advocates and communities from across Indian Country and the United States rally together in honor of survivors of domestic violence and support abuse prevention as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
A year ago, a grim discovery was made in California. A young Native woman was found shot in the head.
A task force on missing and murdered indigenous women is waiting on $150,000 promised by the state of Arizona.
The Trump administration's commitment to Indian Country was tested on the steps of the U.S. Capitol when representatives of the White House refused to answer questions about expanding protections for Native women.
Oglala Sioux citizen Sarah Eagle Heart plans to focus on #MMIW and elevate Indigenous issues as part of the Women's March board.
Native women rallied at the U.S. Capitol to honor survivors of violence and to push for renewal of the Violence Against Women Act.
Key lawmakers questioned the Trump administration's efforts to address missing and murdered indigenous women – and they weren’t always satisfied with the answers.
What is the Trump administration doing about missing and murdered Indigenous women? Lawmakers are seeking answers.
Montana’s Indian Country is in the midst of an epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous people, mostly women and girls.
Democratic presidential candidates are reaching out to Native voters at a historic forum in one of the most critical states in the 2020 campaign.
From Amy Klobuchar's 'I care' moment to Steve Bullock's defense of the Indian Child Welfare Act, here's a recap of what you might have missed.
The historic Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum is underway in Sioux City, Iowa, in the homelands of several tribes.
The Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum is the first of the 2020 cycle to focus on Indian Country's issues.
With a prominent Indian Country figure as a supporter, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is promising major changes in the federal-tribal relationship.
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.
For too long, partisan politics have taken the Native Vote and needs of Indian Country for granted.
The 2020 Democratic presidential field is a crowded one. Some candidates are distinguishing themselves in Indian Country.