At least 19 public high schools across Connecticut use names like 'Indians' and 'Chiefs' and even 'Redmen.'
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.
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.
With David Bernhardt at the helm, the Department of the Interior has been one disaster after another, tribes and their advocates assert.
'This is Indian land,' tribal leaders were told. But does the Trump administration believe it?
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is stepping down from the Trump administration following yet another report of pervasive misconduct at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is denying any wrongdoing after news of a possible criminal inquiry surfaced in the media.
The Trump administration is coming under heavy fire as the new leader of the Department of the Interior makes a highly-anticipated appearance before the nation's largest inter-tribal organization.
The National Congress of American Indians will be hearing from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and other top Trump administration officials at its meeting in Connecticut this week.
The tribe plans to invest up to $600 million on a large entertainment, retail and housing complex in Norwich, Connecticut.
After losing case after case, tribes hope they have finally found in a friend in Neil Gorsuch, hand-picked by President Donald Trump.
The Connecticut-based tribe continues efforts to diversify its economy.
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are wooing Democrats too.
The tribe plans to invest up to $600 million in a project that would include office space, retail locations, entertainment options and possibly housing.
The tribe is actively engaged in new business ventures in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
The tribe plans to open up to 16 locations of the popular burger chain in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribal Council are making headlines for their efforts to build a new casino and preserve Connecticut jobs, but at United Way, we know them as some of our most dedicated community partners.
The tribes in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island want to make sure ceremonial stone landscapes are not damaged or destroyed.
Incumbents Mark Brown, Thayne Hutchins Jr. and Cheryl Todd are being joined by newcomer Joe Smith. All will serve four-year terms.
Three incumbents and one newcomer won seats on the council.
The tribe will be opening 10 more locations of Jersey Mike's Subs in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
The tribe typically does not disclose much about its elections.
Madeline Sayet was selected as a Champion of Change by the White House in 2011.
The Democrat garnered a reputation as an Indian fighter during his tenure as attorney general in Connecticut.
The tribe will open a new location of a gourmet food company on the reservation and will consider other locations.
The Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes are siding with the state against a fellow tribe from Oklahoma.
The tribe will be opening 10 locations of Jersey Mike's Subs in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Some 700 people -- mainly women and children -- were killed at a Pequot village in Connecticut were killed on May 26, 1637.
The acquisition is part of the tribe's bid to diversify its economic development holdings.
The restaurant is part of the tribe's economic diversification effort.
The official announcement will be made at a press conference on Wednesday.
The 9,000 square-foot eatery is due to open in March 2015.
The tribe is launching a digital office technology business.
Tribe continues to diversify its economic holdings.
Tribal subsidiary to produce wood pellets for home use.
Tribal officers can arrest non-Indians and can enforce state law.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced approvals of four more applications under the HEARTH Act.
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut has a new chairman.
Some tribes are offering benefits to employees with same-sex partners
A bill in the Connecticut Legislature will allow tribal police officers to arrest non-Indians on reservation. TheMashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe support the bill. The tribe will...
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is handing management of its child care center to a third-party, The New London Day reports. The Mashantucket Child Development Center provides services...
"A war hero seemed to be far ahead of his time when he offered insects for his fellow downed crew members to eat. Harold Albert Tantaquidgeon was born on June...
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut entered into a confidentiality agreement with the developers of a proposed housing project on a sacred site, The New London Day reports. Vladimir "Vlad" and...
A public hearing on a housing development became the focus of complaints about the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut. The 120-unit project would located on property that belonged to Uncas, who...
"It has been widely known for decades that this property has significant historic preservation and cultural value to the Mohegan Tribe. In past years, the developer of the housing project...
"I urge all to attend the public hearing, “An Environmental Impact Evaluation/Environmental Assessment.” It will be held Tuesday, June 14 at 6 p.m. at Montville Town Hall. This meeting is...
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is worried that a housing development will harm historic sites. The 120-unit project includes property that belonged to Uncas, a tribal official said. Uncas led...
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved a land-into-trust application for the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut. The application covers about 35 acres. That would bring the tribe's total trust land...
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut held a swearing-in ceremony for four council members. Thayne D. Hutchins Jr., Mark F. Brown and Cheryl Todd were re-elected to the council on August...
"One story is tattooed to her left shoulder. The other she carries in her heart. Where an athlete's heritage ends and life story begins is not always easy to...
Tahnee Robinson, a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana, will make her WNBA debut tonight. Robinson is the first Native American player in the WNBA. And her...