The disproportionate high rates of COVID-19 on the Navajo Nation (Nation) has recently made headlines at the world stage and has brought to light the lack of in-home sanitation facilities and lack of potable water infrastructure coverage.
With a major assist from the Trump administration, Alaska Native corporations are poised to claim a large share of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund despite not being tribal governments.
Rapid testing for the coronavirus will finally be arriving in Indian Country, days after the Trump administration first said the Indian Health Service was going to be given priority.
A small town that’s home to the famous Best Friends Animal Society took an unconventional path to face down a fracking operation.
Two women were placed on leave from their positions at the Ute Tribe after they complained about their supervisor, who remains on the job.
Two employees of the Ute Tribe were suspended after they complained about being sexually harassed by their supervisor.
At least 10 Native candidates are running for U.S. Congress in 2020.
A former employee of a treatment facility for juveniles is awaiting extradition to California after authorities confirmed he fathered a child with a Native girl.
Time is running out for landowners on the Navajo Nation who want to take part in the second round of a $1.9 billion federal program.
Pueblo culture is the focus of an annual meeting at Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.
Leaders of the Ute Tribe and the Yankton Sioux Tribe are calling on fellow Indian nations to oppose an eagle feather petition they say weakens treaty rights and undermines sovereignty.
Including uranium on a list of 'critical minerals' opens the door to expedited mining that will put tribal lands and national parks at risk, lawmakers were told.
Native Americans and Indigenous people are well represented in The Advocate magazine's annual list of 'Champions of Pride.'
Anndine Jones, 4, was last seen on March 14 on the Utah portion of the Navajo Nation.
President Trump's decision to reduce the Bears Ears National Monument is harming tribal sites, members of Congress were told.
The House Committee on Natural Resources has a new vice chair and it's a Native person for the first time in history.
Tribes are growing increasingly alarmed by the never-ending government shutdown that has no solution in sight.
Now that the election is over, let’s take a tour through Indian Country’s data landscape.
The non-Native hold on power in San Juan County, Utah, has finally come to an end.
'This good man reached out to the Ute Tribe, on his own, to return this land to us,' Chairman Luke Duncan said.
Opposition in Indian Country wasn't enough to derail President Trump's controversial nominee to the Supreme Court.
A Navajo Nation water settlement, a bill to repeal a paternalistic federal policy and broadband in Indian County are on the agenda on Capitol Hill.
The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been jeopardized by the Trump administration.
The Trump administration continues to dismantle the Bears Ears National Monument despite objections from tribes.
Voters in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District will make a historic choice this November, with two Cherokee citizens on the ballot.
Historically, Native American tribes have struggled to explain why certain landscapes are sacred for them.
The non-Indian power structure in a Utah county is slowly being dismantled.
Another Native woman is making history after winning her primary for a U.S. Congress seat in Kansas.
Federal officials mistakenly published confidential information about cliff dwellings, spiritual structures, rock art and other Native sites in Utah.
A county commission race in Utah was a local referendum of sorts on the Trump administration’s actions to reduce the size of the Bears Ears National Monument.
The Navajo Nation has come up a pointed argument against the Trump administration's reorganization of the Department of the Interior.
The nation's highest court won't be letting Indian Country rest over the summer.
Immigrant children and families being separated by our government is a despicable policy and must stop now.
Nature offers solace for a man living with depression—and a lesson in acceptance for his anxious partner.
Tribal nations are currently asserting water rights as a way to ensure economic vitality, affirm sovereignty and provide basic services that some communities lack.
Despite the testimony of the Native victim, now 11 years old, a jury cleared three men of sexual assault.
Three men are on trial in Utah state court for allegedly sexually assaulting a 9-year-old Native girl two years ago.
Bears Ears is at the center of a critical discussion around Indigenous rights and protection of sacred sites and traditional uses in the United States.
Though he has distanced himself from President Donald Trump in the past, Mitt Romney is in lockstep with the administration now that he needs votes for his Senate campaign.
An effort to name a highway in Utah after President Donald Trump is apparently dead after drawing significant attention beyond the state's borders.
Uranium – the raw material for nuclear power and nuclear weapons – is having a moment in the spotlight.
Leaders of five tribes accused Republican lawmakers of 'cherry-picking' tribal members to support an 85 percent reduction in the Bears Ears National Monument.
Tribal leaders with connections to the Bears Ears National Monument are finally getting their say on Capitol Hill amid efforts to erode protections on their ancestral lands.
A former employee of the Ute Tribe is accused of extorting $110,000 from companies and individuals doing business on the reservation in Utah.
Republican leaders are taking another stab at a controversial bill that would gut the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah and restrict tribal involvement on their ancestral lands.
A uranium mining company based in Canada stands to benefit from the gutting of the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.
Legal and policy frameworks in both the U.S. and Canada fail to reflect emerging norms related to Indigenous legal and cultural traditions and human rights.
Research by environmental and natural resources law scholars shows the president’s action will likely be overturned by the courts.
The Trump administration is expressing major concerns about the first new tribal water rights settlements being considered in Congress.
Secretary Ryan Zinke brought a Navajo grandmother onstage and held her by the shoulders and President Donald Trump turned to engage her awkwardly from time to time.
Tribes are fighting back after President Donald Trump announced a dramatic dismantling of the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking up the first new tribal water rights settlements of the Trump era this week.
Over the objections of Indian Country, President Donald Trump will be reducing the size of the Bears Ears National Monument during a visit to Utah.
Tribal leaders continue to complain of lack of consultation as the Trump administration keeps them in the dark about the Bears Ears National Monument.