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Of 371 treaties made by Indigenous nations with the U.S., all have been broken by the American government.
As Indian law cases go, the dispute in this one is easy to understand: whether the land once granted to the Creek Nation as a reservation retains that status.
The Trump administration suffered yet another rebuke of its Indian Country policy with a narrow but clear victory in a closely-watched tribal sovereignty case.
As Indian Country continues to wait for a decision in a closely-watched sovereignty case, the nation's highest court is turning away long-running challenges to tribal treaty and land rights.
The Supreme Court ruled that the Civil Rights Act protections against 'sex discrimination' also protect gay or transgender employees from discrimination, even if they are not specifically mentioned in the 1964 law.
Despite recent improvements in government-to-government relations, Indian nations are still finding themselves at odds with states and even their own trustee amid the worst public health crisis to hit their communities in decades.
Jimcy McGirt was sentenced to 500 years in prison, as well as life without parole, by the state of Oklahoma. His fate will be decided by the nation's highest court.
The Trump administration can enforce a new rule that will require immigrants show they will not need public assistance before they can gain admission to the United States.
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.
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.
The nation's highest court continues to keep Indian Country in the dark when it comes to one of the most contentious cases in recent history.
The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians can acquire homelands over the objections of a much larger and more politically engaged tribe, a federal appeals court ruled.
It's still anyone's guess why the nation's highest court postponed a decision in one of the most consequential Indian law cases in recent history.
The nation's highest court threw Indian Country for a loop on the final day of a blockbuster term for tribal rights.
The nation's highest court made Indian Country wait a really, really long time for a decision in one of most consequential cases in recent history.
It only took 194 days for the Supreme Court to issue one sovereignty decision. Where's the other one?
It's been more than six months since oral arguments in a closely-watched tribal case but who's counting?
Justice Neil Gorsuch has helped tribes win in two cases so far. He's locked out of a third but experts are sensing a sea change on the nation's highest court.
For Clayvin Herrera and other members of the Apsáalooke Nation, the Supreme Court’s decision vindicates a right they believe essential.
The nation's highest court has once again sided with Indian Country in a treaty rights case.
For the fifth time, the U.S. Supreme Court has affirmed Yakama Nation rights under the 1855 treaty with the United States.
President Donald Trump has elevated a new champion for Indian Country to the Supreme Court.
The Yakama Nation is celebrating after the tribe's treaty rights were confirmed by the highest court in the land.
The Trump administration's disjointed treatment of Indian Country was on full display as Native American Heritage Month came to a close.
Oral arguments in a closely-watched reservation boundary case take place on November 27.
Opposition in Indian Country wasn't enough to derail President Trump's controversial nominee to the Supreme Court.
Tribes across the nation, advocates for Native women and a bipartisan group of former federal prosecutors are taking a stand in one of the most consequential Supreme Court cases in recent history.
The Supreme Court might get a new justice soon but it's not clear whether Brett Kavanaugh understands tribes and their issues.
The highest court in the land holds legal power over tribal nations, but it lacks knowledge of tribal law.
Indian Country is preparing for another busy season at the Supreme Court amid a political firestorm.
The Supreme Court will be undergoing another shakeup in the Trump era with the departure of a key member who has played a critical role in Indian law cases.
The nation's highest court won't be letting Indian Country rest over the summer.
In a rare win for Indian Country, the nation's highest court has sided with tribal interests in a closely-watched sovereign immunity case.
With the U.S. Supreme Court taking up its third Indian law case of the term, tribes and their advocates are welcoming a historic development.
A Jemez Pueblo man who was convicted of murdering a woman from the Navajo Nation will remain behind bars after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his appeal.
President Donald Trump is denying he considered rescinding the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The U.S. Supreme Court has been relatively uneventful so far for Indian Country but a little shakeup is on the way.
The newest member of the Supreme Court, who was nominated by President Donald Trump, is headlining an event at a Trump-branded hotel just days before he hears a key dispute involving the president.
President Donald Trump is slowly filling open seats on courts across the nation and one of his picks has an important link to Indian Country.
Tribal citizens who are seeking a long-overdue accounting of their trust funds have suffered a setback in their historic lawsuit.
After losing case after case, tribes hope they have finally found in a friend in Neil Gorsuch, hand-picked by President Donald Trump.
Tribal leaders and advocates are embracing Neil Gorsuch but it wasn't enough to affect a showdown between Republicans and Democrats in the Senate.
Neil Gorsuch brings a wealth of Indian law knowledge to the courts not likely to be matched by the next nominee if he is not confirmed.
Indian country has long sought a Supreme Court nominee like Neil Gorsuch.
Wednesday was just another busy day for Neil Gorsuch and the federal appeals court where he has served as a judge for a decade.
The Supreme Court hasn't always been kind to Indian Country but a federal judge appears ready to ensure tribes will be treated fairly.
Donald Trump's nominee has a far better record when it comes to tribes than the man he would be replacing on the nation's highest court.
It's been a rocky start for the Trump administration but the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the nation's highest court is drawing praise in Indian Country.
Neil Gorsuch, a federal appeals court judge, has sided with Indian interests in some major cases.
Tribes pay close attention to the nation's highest court because the decisions carry significant impacts in their communities.