A federal judge has handed the Trump administration a much-needed victory for its coronavirus response efforts, ruling that Alaska Native corporations are entitled to shares of an $8 billion COVID-19 relief fund.
The Indian Health Service has brought a troubled hospital back from the brink as the Trump administration challenges a ruling in a treaty rights case.
An employee who raised concerns about moldy personal protective equipment was fired by the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board.
As we discuss systematic racism and much needed reform, let us also discuss a systemic overhaul of Native American law, and truly give Native Americans back their freedom and independence by giving tribal nations complete sovereignty.
Tribal leaders and their advocates are celebrating after securing an initial victory against the Trump administration over its handling of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to their governments.
In a nation built on racism, sexism and white supremacy, the past is only nostalgic for white, land-owning men.
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.
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 coronavirus continues to wreak social and economic havoc in Indian County, with tribes curtailing their operations as the first cases are confirmed in their communities.
Concerns about the coronavirus are growing in tribal communities as advocates warn that $40 million isn't nearly enough to prevent the spread of the disease among urban and reservation Indians.
On September 19, Taos Pueblo will commemorate the fifty-year anniversary of the return of sacred Blue Lake to the tribe.
The world is beginning to better understand that the core of extractive industries are tied to deep political and economic conflicts related to the settler-colonial present and a shared colonial history.
A vulnerable culture living in a severely degraded section of the Colombian Amazon is in desperate need of international respect and support.
In Oklahoma, we have the largest concentration of Native people in the U.S., and our tribal governments are strong.
A new book traces the path of pan-Native activism.
What is happening at the Sioux San Hospital in South Dakota is no longer a laughing matter.
Project Reconciliation is a direct response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's call for Indigenous communities 'gain long-term sustainable benefits from economic development projects.'
I imagine how much Frank LaMere would enjoy participating in his own presidential forum next week in Iowa.
Urban Indian patients are suing the federal government to ensure their care remains in the hands of the Indian Health Service.
An innovative hospital run by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians showcases an alternative model of health care that could have lessons for other tribal communities and beyond.
The newly named Oyate Health Center will be serving the Oyate, or the people, in South Dakota.
Online lending businesses owned by the Lac Vieux Desert Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa Indians are entitled to sovereign immunity, a federal appeals court ruled.
Urban Indian patients are hoping to reach the leader of the Indian Health Service before tribes assume control of the Sioux San Hospital in South Dakota.
Northeastern Oklahoma is an area with some of the best outcomes for American Indian children in the country.
Urban Indians continue to express concerns about a tribal takeover of an Indian Health Service facility.
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board will manage most operations at the Sioux San Hospital in South Dakota.
It is still the responsibility of the U.S. government, according to the 1868 Treaty, to provide health care.
Sioux San employees and Rapid City Indian community members are in for another rollercoaster ride.
Tribes, Democrats and watchdog groups are paying close attention to David Bernhardt, derided by some as a creature of Washington's swamp.
First of all I am not one to engage in online tit-for-tat when my integrity as a journalist is being challenged.
The government post with the most responsibility in Indian Country might soon be filled by a longtime lawyer and lobbyist.
The 1840 Treaty of Waitangi guaranteed Māori authority over their own affairs.
A renewed attempt to assume control over a troubled Indian Health Service hospital is running into roadblocks.
Native nations need a path to liberate themselves from the U.S.’s claim of a right of oppression over them.
A historic meeting, called to bring three tribes together, instead ended with a greater wedge between them.
One of the more admirable traits of the Mohawk people is the ability to shake things up, to disturb the complacent, to agitate, confront and demand.
American Apartheid by Stephanie Woodard demonstrates that Native Nations and Peoples are alive and active today.
A proposed takeover of an Indian Health Service hospital in South Dakota has come to a halt after tribal activists mobilized opposition.
Legendary Native leaders Henry and Elizabeth Cloud are the focus of a new book authored by their youngest grandchild.
An Indian Health Service hospital that serves urban Indians is the subject of a tug-of-war in South Dakota.
Both sides in the battle over Indian health care in Rapid City, South Dakota, are accusing the other of spreading misinformation.
A bill that would breathe new life into food sovereignty efforts and expand agricultural and economic development opportunities in Indian Country is almost across the finish line
George Herbert Walker Bush only served one term as U.S. president but it proved to be a productive one for tribal interests.
Three Sioux tribes continue to face questions about their efforts to manage an Indian Health Service facility.
Three tribes are seeking to manage a troubled Indian Health Service facility but some of their citizens are questioning the move.
The future of the Sioux San Hospital, an Indian Health Service facility in South Dakota, is at stake.
From ancient traditions to forced removal and assimilation to survival and to self-determination, the Cherokee Nation’s strong sense of identity and governance are undeniable.
Less than two months into the job, the new leader of the Bureau of Indian Affairs has set an ominous tone for tribal nations.
Nine people have admitted they misused health care funds that were provided to Omaha Tribe.
John McCain worked hard to support and strengthen tribal sovereignty and tribal self-determination.