Oglala Sioux citizen Sarah Eagle Heart plans to focus on #MMIW and elevate Indigenous issues as part of the Women's March board.
An estimated 2,000 to 3,000 people took part in the protest in the nation's capital city.
Several people gathered in front of the Rosebud Police Department to protest the ongoing treatment of domestic violence and rape victims by police officers.
The election was due to take place on Tuesday but a protest convinced the tribal council to pull the plug.
The symbol features a Spanish conquistador with a sword and a European settler with a gun. A Native person is missing.
Jacqueline Salyers was shot and killed by a police officer in Tacoma, Washington, and her family is still seeking answers.
At rally here against the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, tribal member Chase Iron Eyes told the crowd he mistrusts the federal trade and public policy measure, partly because of Indians’ bad experience with treaties.
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.
Six council members who won election more than a year ago were removed from office last week.
The San Francisco Peaks in Arizona are being desecrated by the use of treated sewage at a privately-operated ski resort located on federal land.
Many folks on the Northern Cheyenne reservation, and indeed Indian Country, are wondering about the status of the grassroots tribal members who have been faithfully camping in front of the tribal office going on two months.
Montana nights are getting chillier but that has not deterred a group of grassroots tribal members, camping in front of the Northern Cheyenne headquarters.
The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador, the largest indigenous group in the country, is leading the call for protests.
For the past week, there has been more activity outside the Northern Cheyenne Tribal offices than inside.
Marty Aranaydo came down from the St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Oregon, after spending nearly 40 hours there in protest of energy development.
The destruction of Oak Flat will signify a continued history of dispossessing lands from Native Americans and disregard for Native religions.
A massive, new spill from a bitumen pipeline in the tar-sands oil fields of Alberta, Canada’s Athabascan territory fueled a series of pipeline protests by Native Americans and allies across South Dakota.
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona), the sponsor of the Save Oak Flat Act, is striking back at Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona).
This is more or less what representatives of the United States government say every time they are doing something to land that native people believe to be holy.
After traveling 2,000 miles across the country, the Apache Stronghold is rally at the U.S. Capitol to save sacred Oak Flat from a mining development.
Indian Country Today interviews Chairman Terry Rambler about the battle to save sacred Oak Flat in Arizona from a mining development.
Tribal leaders and allies demanded more input on TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline permit application, announcing a Four Directions Resistance Ride, March and Rally to precede final evidentiary hearings.
Congress authorized the transfer of federal land to a foreign-controlled company that will build a copper mine on sacred Apache lands.
With the recent mass demonstrations in Seattle, tribal Nations across Turtle Island continue to lead the larger efforts to combat climate change, ending the desecration of Mother Earth, and towards protecting the welfare of future generations.
When President Barack Obama completed his agenda for visiting all 50 states with a stop in South Dakota, Native Americans and allies made sure to focus his attention on the longstanding demand to prevent the proposed construction of the Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline.
The 75-mile Walk for Mother Earth highlighted opposition to the proposed bike trail.
Disorderly Conduct is not going to suffice. There needs to be a charge, an element of which includes or relates to the racially motivated nature of this crime.
The state allows hunters to kill bison that wander out of the park.
Participants will gather at Oak Flat for a prayer ceremony and other events.
The 40-mile walk and gathering will highlight opposition to a copper mine on sacred lands used for food, medicinal gathering and ceremonies.
When the Native American citizens of Rapid City staged a rally against police brutality, Allen Locke, 30, walked with them. A day later, he was shot dead by a police officer.
Protesters lined the streets of Phoenix to show that the fight over Resolution Copper is not over.
Police prevented the activists from interrupting a meeting where lawmakers were considering the land bill.
Lead plaintiff Marilyn Keepseagle spoke out in court against the proposal.
Greg Grey Cloud, who was wearing a headdress, started singing loudly and was forcefully removed from the Senate gallery.
Activism is part of the culture at the housing complex for urban Indians in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Author and radio host discusses the Cowboy Indian Alliance that held protests against the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
Mah-hi-Vist Goodblanket, a member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, was killed at his family's home on December 18, 2013.
The Michigan tribe is removing 234 people from the rolls.
Retired, 67-year-old American wonders how the Secret Service got wind of his plans to protest President Barack Obama during visit to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
13-year-old boy carried sign that called for demarcation of tribal lands.
More than 300 people took part in the protest at the nation's capital.
One officer was reportedly shot in the leg with an arrow.
Indian students organized the Walk for Change on campus today.
Two dozen people who have been charged for a protest at the Berry Creek Rancheria in California are seeking to have the indictment dismissed.
Indigenous rights leader Alberto Pizango is among those who are accused of killing police officers during a blockade.
A report from the Cowboy Indian Alliance protest against the Keystone XL Pipeline.
The National Journal interviews Frank Waln about his Keystone XL Pipeline protest song.
As Indians from throughout the Northern Great Plains joined members of the Cowboy Indian Alliance at a rally in the nation’s capital against the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, the controversial Canadian tar-sands crude slurry project became a midterm elections issue
Arvol Looking Horse, 19th generation keeper of the Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe Bundle of the Oceti Sakowin, targeted the proposed Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline in a statement to commemorate Earth Day.
Mary Annette Pember discusses the Cowboy Indian Alliance that held protests against the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
The Cowboy Indian Alliance continued their protests against the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline
The Cowboy Indian Alliance arrived in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to protest the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
The Cowboy Indian Alliance arrived in Washington, D.C., this morning.
More than 100 people participated in a protest against the San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians of California.
Prosecutors in Butte County, California, are offering a deal to people who have been indicted in connection with a protest at the Berry Creek Rancheria.
Two dozen people have been indicted in connection with a protest at the Berry Creek Rancheria in California.
About 140 members of the Munduruku Tribe occupied the office of the Brazilian government's Indian affairs agency in protest of a major dam project. The protest started on Monday. Tribal...
About 700 Indian activists are occupying the lower house of Brazilian Congress in a protest over a lands decision, the Associated Press reports. The activists are opposing a constitutional amendment...
Police officers in Guyana are facing an investigation after a video posted online shows them beating Indian activists. The tribal members were protesting illegal mining of their traditional territory. Report...