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With the number of coronavirus cases in Indian Country growing by the day, tribes are pressing the federal government to live up to its treaty and trust responsibilities and ensure their communities aren't left out of relief efforts.
A Congressional hearing on tax issues in Indian Country is 'historic' in more ways than one.
Legendary Native activist Frank LaMere had a journal with three words on the cover: 'Make things happen.'
Tricia Zunker is on her way to repeating history by becoming the third Native woman to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.
'This is another overdue representation': Tricia Zunker is hoping to repeat history as another Native woman winning election to the U.S. Congress.
A successful program that helps tribes address high rates of diabetes in their communities is once again in danger of expiring despite widespread and bipartisan support.
Despite committing no new federal funds for the initiative, the Trump administration is moving forward with efforts to address the crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans.
Native women and girls are disproportionately likely to become victims of sex trafficking.
At least 10 Native candidates are running for U.S. Congress in 2020.
As Americans, it is indeed important to remember the role tribes and their leaders have played in our collective history.
Forced out of his people's homelands by the United States, Ponca Chief Standing Bear ended up becoming one of America’s greatest civil rights leaders.
Attacking one of the only two Native women in Congress doesn't pay off within Democratic circles.
'Those Tweets were NOT Racist. I don’t have a Racist bone in my body!' the president asserted as lawmakers voted along party lines to condemn comments directed at minority women of Congress.
'This is just the start,' Manny Iron Hawk, a descendant of the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre, told Indianz.Com
With the Violence Against Women Act mired in partisan politics, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is hoping to turn the focus back to the most vulnerable in Indian Country.
Native Americans and Indigenous people are well represented in The Advocate magazine's annual list of 'Champions of Pride.'
A bill to protect Native women from violence and address the #MMIW crisis has stalled on Capitol Hill.
Every Cherokee woman - every American Indian woman for that matter - has the absolute right to feel safe.
The silent crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women is wreaking havoc on our families and our communities.
The Climate Action Now Act would require the U.S. to meet the obligations of a global climate change accord.
A small group of Republicans are going on record as opponents of tribal legislation.
Deb Haaland is passing on a Senate run.
What difference does it make to have Native Americans in the Congress?
Could Deb Haaland or Sharice Davids make history by winning seats in the U.S. Senate?
Congress sent a message to the White House by rebuking Donald Trump's border emergency while confirming a judge opposed by tribes.
Rep. Tom Cole, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, is standing by President Trump's controversial border wall emergency.
The four Native members of Congress are on opposite sides of the battle over the wall at the U.S. border.
A cloud is hanging over the State of Indian Nations and the National Congress of American Indians but it's still looking like a banner week in Washington, D.C.
As the shutdown debate drags on in Washington, tribal leaders were meeting thousands of miles away to assert their rights.
Tribes are growing increasingly alarmed by the never-ending government shutdown that has no solution in sight.
The first two Native women in Congress are defending the rights of transgender troops in light of the Trump administration's attempts to restrict their military service.
Supporters of Nathan Phillips braved subzero temperatures to show solidarity with the tribal elder at the center of a widely-seen confrontation in the nation's capital.
Committee assignments are slowly trickling in for new members of Congress and the first Native women have landed key spots.
Indian Country is 26 days into a fight with the Trump administration. One tribe's been struggling even longer.
When will the longest government shutdown in history end? Tribes are waiting for a thaw in Washington.
Friday is going to be a rough day for tribes and Indian organizations. They will not get paid what they are owed by the United States of America.
Two Native women are making history by serving in the U.S. House of Representatives. Could a third be on the way?
Time has run out to convince colonized newsrooms that Indigenous issues and perspectives are necessary to the national narrative.
It was a day, and night, for Indian Country to remember as Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland joined the 116th Congress
As the first two Native women get to work in the 116th Congress, they will always have a reminder of the Indigenous people who are supporting them.
Tribal citizens descended on Washington, D.C., in droves for the historic inauguration of Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland to the 116th Congress.
The 116th Congress has yet to begin but the two Native women who won their historic campaigns are already casting a key vote.
Two years of Republican control in the nation's capital have resulted in few concrete gains for Indian Country.
It’s an excellent time to refocus our attention on the Indigenous origins of democracy in this country.
It looks like Yvette Herrell, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, won't be joining two other Native women in Congress.
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.
Native candidates are bringing something new to the larger national discourse.
A Kansas Republican unleashed a racist, homophobic attack on Sharice Davids, a Democrat running for U.S. Congress.
Three Native women are seeking seats in the U.S. Congress. This might be the year for all of them.