Border patrol agents who shot and killed two Mexican teens in two separate incidents cannot be sued in the U.S. court system.
Indian Country turned out in full force to defend the sovereignty of tribal nations and their most valuable asset — their children.
Many have heard of Cheyenne Chief Black Kettle, however many may not know how he became well known in his advocacy for peace between Native people and European settlers.
Get ready for round two. A federal appeals court will take up the Indian Child Welfare Act on January 22, 2020.
Before the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, more than a quarter of American Indian and Alaska Native children were removed from their homes.
U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared split on whether the family of a Mexican teen who was shot across the border and killed by a Border Patrol agent in Texas can sue the agent.
So what's going on with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation case? No one knows.
Despite racist and anti-immigrant scapegoating, data shows that most American terrorists are resentful White men inspired by White supremacist and misogynist rhetoric
Republican-led states are supporting the Trump administration's efforts to end the Dreamers program for young immigrants.
The president is a racist, but he needs to keep that hate within himself.
Why are fellow Indigenous Americans being detained on their ancestral land?
Pueblo culture is the focus of an annual meeting at Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.
A petition that could lead to major changes in the way eagle feathers are eagle parts are handled by the federal government has generated significant controversy.
Bills addressing the sovereign rights of tribes, aging Indian schools and the history of Ponca people are moving forward on Capitol Hill.
A 15-year-old Mexican teen was shot and killed in 'cold-blooded murder' by a border patrol agent, his family told the U.S. Supreme Court.
Cheyenne and Arapaho citizen and designer Nan Blassingame draws inspiration from tribal culture.
Clem Fain Sylestine, a traditional leader of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe, has passed at the age of 91.
Two of the top oil and gas producing states are also the leaders in renewable power.
Community members are calling for the ouster of the interim chief executive officer and the clinical director of the Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas.
Democrats have proven time and again that they have no interest in securing our southern border and protecting American citizens.
Shelters struggle to keep pace with the release of migrants into the community, while migrants once held in detention centers set out on their journeys as they await court hearings.
Authorities in Texas have shut down the Caddo Mounds State Historic Site after a tornado struck during a festival attended by citizens of the Caddo Nation.
Life was already difficult for Native Americans who live along – and across – the border even before President Donald Trump declared a national emergency.
Tribal leaders are expressing hope after judges on a federal appeals court questioned the attacks on the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Listen to a federal appeals court debate the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
A closely watched court case will determine whether the Indian Child Welfare Act lives to see another day.
Arguments are taking place in a case that tribes say goes to the very heart of their sovereignty and their relationship with the United States.
Sixteen states have filed suit against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration last week though Arizona and Texas aren’t among them.
Immigration advocates and environmentalists say the real crisis is the border wall the president wants to build.
The Indian Child Welfare Act is under attack and tribes are pushing back after conservative and Christian groups joined the battle.
A battle to save the Indian Child Welfare Act is shaping up to be one of the most consequential court cases in recent history.
The Indian Law Resource Center is calling for a full investigation into the death of Jackeline Caal, a 7-year-old Maya Q’eqchi’ girl from Guatemala.
Tribes will have to move quickly to save the Indian Child Welfare Act from being invalidated across the nation.
The ancestors of Native peoples were already in the Americas long before previously thought.
One of the biggest threats facing tribal sovereignty are the coordinated attacks on the Indian Child Welfare Act.
A federal judge's decision to strike down the Indian Child Welfare Act continues to draw strong reactions.
Tribes are preparing for a big battle after a federal judge struck down the Indian Child Welfare Act in a case many believe is headed to the Supreme Court.
Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) is a relative newcomer to Congress but he's already won some friends in Indian Country.
A federal appeals court has delivered a major blow to tribes and parents who have been seeking to protect their children.
To have an honest, nonpartisan discussion about gun violence, we must look at what happened in New York, California, and Texas.
Carlos Lydell Bullock, a former chairman of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe, passed away on August 29 at the age of 40.
Tribes in Texas and Louisiana are dealing with the devastating effects of Harvey as President Donald Trump heads to the region to see the destruction.
It looks like 2018 is shaping up to big another big year for Native candidates for Congress with J.D. Colbert, who is Chickasaw and Creek, announcing his campaign.
Some tribes have already made their position on a border wall very clear: they don't want it.
Indian Country has already been excluded from prior border security efforts.
The connections between Republican president-elect Donald Trump and the controversial pipeline continue to get stronger.
The Kwahadi Dancers of Texas have appropriated Navajo, Pueblo and other tribal ceremonies.
A tribal member cold face federal charges in connection with the death of a 28-year-old man on the Texas reservation.
Maybe the salty tears falling from cheeks to a phone screen as I type will penetrate these words and somehow equate to the sadness and devastation of my heart.
Kevin Battise defended the tribe's rights during a high-profile gaming and sovereignty battle with authorities in Texas.
By a narrow 4-3 vote, the nation's highest court finally ruled on the merits of a case that began in 2008.
Native American groups and supporters band together to show their outrage at the continued destructive coal mining along the Rio Grande in Eagle Pass, Texas.
I owe the Indian nations and most of the United States an apology, because I’ve become a Texan.
Indian organizations in Texas are helping explain the history of the San Antonio Missions.
The Democratic and Republican candidates are turning their attention to one of the biggest days of the election cycle: the Super Tuesday primaries.
The leader of the Catholic Church urged followers to seek forgiveness from indigenous people but otherwise did not offer a direct apology for centuries of land theft and other abuses.