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With number of positive COVID-19 cases rising in tribal communities, Indian Country will finally see billions of dollars from a coronavirus package almost over the finish line on Capitol Hill.
With additional federal funds on the table, tribes continue to press the Trump administration to ensure their communities aren't left out of relief efforts as the coronavirus spreads among their people.
On September 19, Taos Pueblo will commemorate the fifty-year anniversary of the return of sacred Blue Lake to the tribe.
Legendary Native activist Frank LaMere had a journal with three words on the cover: 'Make things happen.'
States with fewer local protections and resources will suffer the most — as will their people and wildlife.
Shifting sands make New Mexico's White Sands National Park a geological wonder, a prehistoric time capsule, and an economic driver for the region.
After an end-of-year push that saw Indian Country's legislative agenda gain widespread attention thanks to a presidential tweet, more pro-tribal bills are being teed up for action on Capitol Hill.
A young citizen of the Navajo Nation is suing a public school district and a teacher who allegedly called her a 'bloody Indian' in front of the entire class.
Too many Native women are dying due to complications from pregnancy and childbirth – deaths that should be preventable with the right intervention and care.
What a difference a strong nominee makes when it comes to Indian Country's health and wellness.
It took awhile in this era of divided government but the first stand-alone Indian bill of the 116th Congress is one step closer to becoming law.
A well-known Pueblo artist can't sue the police officers who pointed an assault rifle at him, handcuffed him and detained him, a court has ruled.
President Trump authorized creation of an eight-member panel to coordinate the federal response to the problem of murdered and missing indigenous women.
Native women leaders continue to make history in the halls of Congress.
At least 10 Native candidates are running for U.S. Congress in 2020.
Democrats on Capitol Hill are vowing to secure permanent protections for ancestral tribal territory after winning initial passage of legislation to stop energy development on sacred lands in two states.
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.
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?
Hundreds of tribal leaders are in Albuquerque, New Mexico, all week for one of the biggest meetings of the year.
Tribal leaders, federal officials and advocates will testify about the effects of radiation in Indian Country at a field hearing in New Mexico.
Arthur 'Butch' Blazer is resigning as president of the Mescalero Apache Tribe for health reasons.
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 media has come a long way in the past 50 years, but in which direction it will head from here is anybody’s guess.
Time is running out for landowners on the Navajo Nation who want to take part in the second round of a $1.9 billion federal program.
Sovereign immunity has protected a coal mine owned by the Navajo Nation from being sued without the tribe's consent.
Ashlynne Mike was only 11 years old when she was abducted and murdered on the Navajo Nation.
Pueblo culture is the focus of an annual meeting at Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.
Democratic lawmakers beat back a series of Republican amendments before advancing bills to restrict mining around the Grand Canyon and on tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico.
Tribes are supporting legislation to ban energy development on ancestral lands in Arizona and in New Mexico.
The 19th annual Native Cinema Showcase begins and ends with portraits of strong women.
New Mexico's largest city amended a decades-old ordinance to recognize tribal sovereignty and create more services for Native people living in urban centers.
Federal recognition, tribal homelands and compensation for Native Americans exposed to uranium await further action in the nation's capital.
The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal organization has hired Kevin Allis, Forest County Potawatomi, as its first chief executive officer.
Is newly-confirmed Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt about to present a nice gift to his home state of Colorado?
Legislation to protect ancestral and sacred tribal lands is gaining steam on Capitol Hill.
Native Americans and Indigenous people are well represented in The Advocate magazine's annual list of 'Champions of Pride.'
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.
Sexual harassment in Indian Country is an inconvenient and deeply uncomfortable truth
A winter storm dumped up to two feet of snow on the Navajo Nation, making roads on much of the reservation impassable.
Jenni Monet is headed to trial this fall after arriving late to a court appearance on charges of drunken driving and resisting arrest in New Mexico.
More than 600 tribal health leaders are attending the 10th annual annual National Tribal Public Health Summit.
When big cats cross from one country into another, they can fall victim to wildlife traffickers, drug cartels, highways and more emerging threats.
Democrats have proven time and again that they have no interest in securing our southern border and protecting American citizens.
Jenni Monet is a free woman, despite a new warrant out for her arrest in New Mexico.