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.
'Dynamiting these sacred sites and burial grounds is the same as bulldozing Arlington National Cemetery,' Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr. said of the Trump administration's construction of the border wall.
A Cayuga Nation leader’s decision to tear down 12 properties with the assistance of newly-sworn in tribal police officers has sparked a series of protests and altercation in New York.
What do our non-Lakota neighbors know about life here on the Pine Ridge?
Ten years attending an on-reservation parochial residential school shaped the rest of my life.
The Oglala Sioux Tribe doesn't accept donations from oil companies but that didn't stop one district from cashing a $50,000 Keystone XL Pipeline check.
A Lakota warning helped pass a resolution opposing large-scale gold prospecting in the sacred Black Hills of South Dakota.
Treaties, economic development and improving services for his people are among Aaron Payment's priorities as chair of the largest Indian nation east of the Mississippi.
Indigenous America is once again facing off with disenrollment.
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is pursuing economic development opportunities at a site near a busy interstate.
Jimcy McGirt was sentenced to 500 years in prison, as well as life without parole, by the state of Oklahoma. His fate will be decided by the nation's highest court.
An inspiring collaboration on the Pacific Coast blew fishery conservation goals out of the water.
Get ready for round two. The nation's highest court continues to prepare for another reservation boundary case after failing to reach a decision in the last one.
Indian Country turned out in full force to defend the sovereignty of tribal nations and their most valuable asset — their children.
In Oklahoma, we have the largest concentration of Native people in the U.S., and our tribal governments are strong.
Tribes with treaty rights affected by the Keystone XL Pipeline continue to contest water permits for the controversial project.
Under pressure from Native and other community members throughout the past year, the Black Hills National Forest will be taking public comments about gold prospecting in sacred He Sapa.
After an end-of-year push that saw Indian Country's legislative agenda gain widespread attention thanks to a presidential tweet, more pro-tribal bills are being teed up for action on Capitol Hill.
A collaboration between Indigenous tradition and Western science may offer a way to bolster both Haida culture and the marine ecosystem intertwined with it.
After more than a century of efforts, the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians is on the cusp of federal recognition.
Sens. Steve Daines and Jon Tester announced the introduction of a long-awaited bill that would settle a century-old dispute over water rights between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the state and federal governments.
On November 20, 1969, activists from tribes across North America took back Alcatraz Island for Indigenous people. They called it Indianland.
The Tribal Steward Program introduces young people to land conservation and restoration in Northwest tribal communities.
The largest tribal outpatient health facility is now open in the capital of the Cherokee Nation.
Slade Gorton, a former U.S. Senator who was ousted from office after tribal leaders slammed his anti-sovereignty record, is still alive. Surprised?
Before the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, more than a quarter of American Indian and Alaska Native children were removed from their homes.
Through two top cabinet officials, the Trump administration has signaled its support for a proposed settlement of the reserved water right claims of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
A new book traces the path of pan-Native activism.
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 pipeline fighters celebrated the death of a state law aimed at preventing them from protesting against the Keystone XL Pipeline.
A Canadian company needs a large amount of water for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Tribes and water protectors are fighting back.
A new generation of Native activists took a canoe journey around Alcatraz to mark Indigenous Peoples Day and pay homage to occupation of the island 50 years ago.
The University of Wyoming College of Law is hosting two public events focusing on water contamination on one reservation and and a treaty rights case recently decided by the Supreme Court.
As Lakota people, we must realize the fact that our ancient world view is as valid as any other.
So what's going on with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation case? No one knows.
All of Indian Country is waiting on the U.S. Supreme Court to do what is morally and legally right.
What wilderness advocates and members of the Crow Tribe called a 'nightmare' scenario in Montana’s Crazy Mountains appears to be coming true, and sooner than they thought.
The Cherokee people have spent generations surviving and persevering through a series of federal policies that conspire to destroy our government, break up our families and relegate our people to the pages of history.