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In a big victory for tribal nations that have fought the Dakota Access Pipeline through two presidential administrations, a federal judge ordered a full environmental review of the controversial project.
The Trump administration finally announced plans to distribute much-needed funding to Indian Country as the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow in communities that have long been underserved by the federal government.
The largest city in North Dakota has shut down a community-run sweat lodge due to concerns about health and safety.
Voting barriers for Native Americans have always existed, but polling cutbacks, discriminatory voter ID laws and lack of funding for elections are making things worse.
Combating under-representation in the 2020 U.S. Census is the immediate priority for North Dakota Native Vote, a new advocacy group.
The Dakota Access Pipeline has experienced 12 spills of more than 6,100 gallons of crude oil in less than two years of operation.
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.
A new lawsuit blames the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for encouraging Indigenous resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline.
A bill to repeal a termination-era law that affects citizens of the Spirit Lake Nation is being advanced by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
The backers of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline are seeking to double operations in North Dakota.
The opioid crisis has hit Indian Country hard, with high rates of addiction, overdoses and deaths been seen across the nation.
Jenni Monet is a free woman, despite a new warrant out for her arrest in New Mexico.
Medicaid brings more money into the Indian health system. Why aren't more states expanding the program?
Barriers to voting in North Dakota and South Dakota were discussed at a Congressional field hearing hosted by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
'Voter access is a human right,' says North Dakota State Rep. Ruth Buffalo, who made history at the polls amid attempts to stifle turnout in Indian Country.
Tribal, federal and state officials are testifying about public safety and drug enforcement at a field hearing in North Dakota.
More than 3,000 landowners on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation have received more than $35 million in offers for their fractional interests.
Racial prejudice is racial prejudice no matter when it occurred.
'Justice has been served,' an attorney said after a judge dismissed an unusual lawsuit that targeted opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The criminal cases connected to the Dakota Access Pipeline have concluded in North Dakota, two years after the Trump administration gave the final approval for the controversial project.
Efforts are building across the nation to address the crisis of missing and murdered Native women.
A candlelight vigil will call attention to missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and the failure to address what has been called a national crisis.
Federal law enforcement officials have admitted a 'problem' exists in Indian Country -- too many people go missing and are murdered every year.
Culturally responsive services are vital to our existence, preservation of our heritage, tribal identity and the strengthening of our families.
Dr. Tara Sood rushed to volunteer with the Indigenous-led protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Three symbolic resolutions and three substantive bills are advancing as the clock winds down on the 115th Congress.
Now that the election is over, let’s take a tour through Indian Country’s data landscape.
When Native voters show up to the polls, they’ve shown significant political power.
Tribal leaders from Arizona, North Dakota and Oklahoma are testifying in support of bills that affect their communities.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work after the historic mid-term election.
Savanna's Act represents a first step to address what Native women are calling an epidemic.
Mark Fox has won re-election as the leader of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation.
Sharice Davids in Kansas and Deb Haaland in New Mexico became the first Native women elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Election Day is finally here and Native candidates across the nation are hoping to secure victory at the polls in what has become a landmark year for the Native vote.
There are a hundred-plus Native American candidates running for office. More than half are women.
Heidi Heitkamp, Democrat from North Dakota, stands up for Native American women.
Democrats have had many opportunities to be true allies to indigenous people. Instead, they have saved their anger for when it suited their needs.
After an eleventh-hour decision that could disqualify many Native American voters, tribal governments find their own solutions.
Native voters in North and South Dakota embrace the value of their vote since Standing Rock.
Native voters have low participation rates in federal and state elections, but the problem isn't apathy.
A campaign ad featuring the names of survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and rape has Sen. Heidi Heitkamp on the defensive.
Some states are seeing how far they can go in disenfranchising certain voters, including Native American ones.
Tribes have finally been given access to the Trump administration's Dakota Access Pipeline decision but Indian Country is still being kept in the dark.
Native voters have filed an emergency appeal with the Supreme Court after losing a case affecting their rights in North Dakota.
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation residents, who live at the center of oil fracking fields, were among the first critics of the Trump administration's environmental proposals.
A divided federal appeals court has dealt a setback to Native voters who say North Dakota laws discriminate against them.
The Trump administration has yet to release its Dakota Access Pipeline decision, more than two weeks after it was supposedly finished.
Savanna Marie Greywind has been symbolic of the epidemic of missing and murdered Native women and girls.
President Donald Trump's reputation in Indian Country is often in the dumps even as Congress keeps giving him pro-tribal bills to sign.
Citing a need to protect water, the Spirit Lake Nation is opposing plans to house up to 2,400 hogs near the reservation.
It's been a week since the Trump administration approved the Dakota Access Pipeline again. Where's the actual decision?
To the surprise of almost no one, the Trump administration has affirmed its hasty approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline with a decision few have actually seen.
Native women are being murdered and sexually assaulted at far higher rates than other American women.
A public school on the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota was temporarily closed due to a gun threat.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe held a welcoming and naming ceremony for two descendants whose mother was adopted at a young age.
Boston Celtics player and five-time NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving is being honored by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
The prosecution of Red Fawn Fallis for her role in #NoDAPL movement marks a return to frontier justice, according to her defense team.