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.
Ever since Europeans began venturing to and settling in the New World, the ultimate removal of the Indigenous peoples was to be the plan.
Eleanor Spears Dove was a trailblazer for Native food and culture. She passed away just a couple of weeks before her 101st birthday.
A tweet from the White House hasn't completely derailed Indian Country. But it caused significant damage.
Perhaps it's just a matter of time before another Boston Marathon victory will belong to Indian Country.
The Trump administration has been one policy disaster after another, according to tribal leaders, and it's about to get even more rocky at the Department of the Interior.
'This is Indian land,' tribal leaders were told. But does the Trump administration believe it?
The Supreme Court's Carcieri ruling has created an unfair, immoral obstacle to many tribes.
One of the oldest living citizens of the Narragansett Tribe, Eleanor Spears Dove, turns 100 on August 1.
Ellison 'Tarzan' Brown deserves his name to become more of a household name, in the world, but even more so in Indian Country,
If even for just a day, the Narragansett people could feel pride in knowing that they have come together in the past and gained a victory.
The Narragansett Tribe has withdrawn from a controversial water supply agreement that was questioned by its citizens.
The Narragansett Tribe is planning to go to court to fight a contested natural gas pipeline that crosses its ancestral territory.
Myra Brown was brought up to understand the importance of family and of actively acknowledging her Narragansett heritage
The Narragansett Tribe didn't just surprise its own citizens by agreeing to supply water to a controversial power plant in Rhode Island.
Citizens of the Narragansett Tribe are opposing an agreement that calls on water from the reservation to be shipped to a gas-fired power plant in Rhode Island.
Powwow is among the most common words associated with Native Americans but do you know its origin?
The invisibility of Native athletes is common in major events like the Boston Marathon.
The state of Rhode Island refused to transfer the land until the tribe waived its immunity and accepted state jurisdiction.
It had been three months since the Narragansett Tribe had been ambushed and decimated at the Great Swamp in modern day Rhode Island.
Today the Narragansett continue to battle against challenges to the validity of our place in society and our place in what was once our homeland alone.
Tribal members say they impeached Chief Matthew Thomas after 20 years in office.
The tribe received a $350,000 grant to enhance its justice system but some critics say the tribe still doesn't have its own court.
S.1879, the Interior Improvement Act, goes beyond a clean fix of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.
The tribe requires elected leaders to live in Rhode Island or within a 50-mile radius.
Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas obtained a driver's license and registered to vote in Florida, according to an investigation by a Rhode Island station.
Six council members who won election more than a year ago were removed from office last week.
The tribes in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island want to make sure ceremonial stone landscapes are not damaged or destroyed.
The U.S. Attorney's Office decided not to pursue the case, which could have led to a negative ruling about the status of the tribe's reservation.
Contract support costs, the Violence Against Women Act and Supreme Court litigation were some of highlights from the second day of the meeting in Washington, D.C.
Troy Lake Simonds is accused of stabbing another tribal member at the powwow grounds on the reservation.
The tribe wants to protect burial grounds and other sites that could be affected by wind energy projects.
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Troy Lake Simonds, 26, stabbed a fellow tribal member in the back and in the chest.
The properties are located on Aquidneck Island, which is part of tribal territory
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has been trying to obtain properties on Aquidneck Island for the tribe.
John Christian Hopkins on how he became a writer at a young age on Narragansett tribal territory in Rhode Island.
A 37-year-old man was reported to be in serious condition after being stabbed at the powwow grounds.
Julianne Jennings pays tribute to Ella Wilcox-Thomas Sekatau, a member of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island who passed away in April at the age of 85.
Properties are located on Aquidneck Islands, in ancestral territory.
Attorneys discuss recent federal court decisions affecting tribes and individual Indians.
John Christian Hopkins shares the story of his uncle, Ellison Brown, a member of the Narragansett Tribe who was a running legend.
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island can't assert sovereign immunity in a federal grand jury proceeding, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals said.
Peter d'Errico discusses the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.
The former director of housing for the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island was sentenced for stealing federal funds.
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island has won a decision in a lawsuit that was filed by a former attorney.
The state of Rhode Island has purchased a historic Narragansett Tribe village to protect it from development.
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a former attorney.
Letter writer says justice remains elusive for the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island, 10 years after the state's raid of the reservation.
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island held a ceremony this Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of the state's raid of the reservation.
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island will hold a remembrance ceremony this Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of the state's raid of the reservation.
The former director of housing for the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island has pleaded guilty for stealing federal funds. Rosilyn W. Brown, 63, admitted that she took more than $100,000...
A leader of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island is seeking to reverse his conviction on charges related to the state's July 2003 raid of the reservation. Hiawatha Brown, a...
The Narragansett Tribe in Rhode Island has been hard hit by Hurricane Sandy. Power is out on the reservation, located near the coast. It could be weeks before electricity is...
The Narragansett Tribe met with Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I) on Tuesday in his first official visit to the reservation since taking office in January 2011. Chief Matthew Sachem...
"This is in response to Aug. 1 editorial titled, “How about that tribal housing?” The editor portrayed the Narragansett Tribe as being only focused on having a casino, inferring that...
"Congress acted and the Supreme Court ruled, but neither makes a difference to members of the Narragansett Tribe who want to build a casino on their land in Charlestown. And...
The Narragansett Tribe wants to discuss land-into-trust issues with Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I). The tribe lost the right to follow the land-into-trust process as a result of the U.S. Supreme...
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island will mark the ninth anniversary of the state's violent raid of the reservation at a ceremony tomorrow. State troopers stormed the reservation, arrested tribal...
Dozens of tribal leaders were in Washington, D.C., this week to lobby lawmakers on three major issues: the budget, land-into-trust and violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women. The...
The National Congress of American Indians and the United South and Eastern Tribes hosted a rally at the U.S. Capitol to lobby for a fix to the U.S. Supreme Court...