The recently-recognized Pamunkey Tribe is once again facing questions about its race-based past.
Replacing grass with even a few plants native to your region can save insects and the ecosystems that depend on them.
A statue shows Sacagawea, the Native woman who helped the Lewis and Clark expedition, at the feet of the White men assigned to lead it.
Nizhoni Tallas, who grew up on the Navajo Nation, says her passion for the environment started at a young age.
Native American advocates are seeking more funding and new ways to tackle the opioid crisis in Indian Country as overdose death rates continue to rise.
The Mattaponi Tribe is nearly doubling the size of its land holdings in Virginia.
Leaders and employees of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians are being sued by a consumer of the tribe's online lending operation.
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.
Two statues in Charlottesville, Virginia, depict Native people in an unfavorable light, argues scholar Anthony Guy Lopez.
The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals doesn't hear from Indian Country often but it was hard to tell as a closely-watched tribal case came up for consideration.
Tribes are paying close attention to a court case that they say will have a major impact on efforts to improve economic conditions in their communities.
'This is Indian land,' tribal leaders were told. But does the Trump administration believe it?
'I am here because of Indian Country,' Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) told tribal leaders.
Leaders of tribes from Texas to Maine to Florida are meeting in the nation's capital this week.
Sixteen states have filed suit against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration last week though Arizona and Texas aren’t among them.
There are thousands of examples of white men and women unknowingly literally wearing 'redface' without a whisper of an outcry.
Right on schedule, the Bureau of Indian Affairs has published its annual list of federally recognized tribes.
Ralph Northam wasn’t calling for genocide against anyone, but he was being stupid.
The family of Indian nations is growing, with 573 tribes recognized by the United States.
Cockacoeske united her fellow Indian nations and signed a key treaty during a time of great change.
Rep. Tom Cole, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, is reported safe after a train carrying Republican lawmakers derailed in an incident that has led to one fatality and some injuries.
Three years ago, no federally-recognized tribes existed in Virginia, one of the thirteen original American states.
It's official -- there are now 573 federally recognized tribes in the United States.
Two tribes are receiving $6 million in payments in connection with a new power line that runs through their ancestral territory in Virginia.
A landmark bill to recognize six tribes in Virginia is headed to President Donald Trump for his signature.
It's been more than two decades since Congress passed a stand-alone federal recognition bill but six tribes in Virginia are hoping to turn the tide in their favor.
Federal recognition for tribes in Virginia, economic development for tribes in Oregon and housing for Native veterans are on the agenda for the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
Hail & Hog Kitchen and Tap barely lasted one football season and all of its burgundy-and-gold assets are on the auction block.
The more people are quiet about the world they wish to live in, the easier it is to accept that things around them will never change, Charles Kader writes on Indian Country Media Network.
Secretary Ryan Zinke of the Department of the Interior continues to stand by President Donald Trump amid controversy over racial violence in Virginia.
President Donald Trump is again facing widespread condemnation for his response to racial violence in Virginia but there's little evidence that he will face consequences within his own Republican party.
Stephen Rivera, a citizen of the Seneca Nation, has staged a one-man protest against the Washington NFL team at the team's training camp in Richmond, Virginia.
President Donald Trump offered a late rebuke of the 'KKK, neo-Nazis, White supremacists and other hate groups' in an attempt to address controversy over his handling of a racial violence in Virginia.
Federal authorities have opened a 'civil rights investigation' into the death of a woman at a White supremacist rally as President Donald Trump continues to face questions about his handling of the incident.
Isn’t it time for the media to be honest and call white supremacists the domestic terrorists that they are?
The Pamunkey Tribe, the newest member of the federally-recognized family of Indian nations, continues to make gains in Virginia.
Partisan bickering has once again derailed the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
A natural gas pipeline that would run through North Carolina and Virginia has an unusually disproportionate impact on tribal communities.
A new monument in Virginia will recognize the importance of the original tribal nations in the state.
Six tribes whose ancestors welcomed the first European settlers at Jamestown are inching closer to federal recognition.
The tribes enjoy a long relationship with foreign nations but have yet to be acknowledged by the United States.
Legislation to bring more teachers to Indian Country, recognize the tribes whose ancestors welcomed the first European settlers and improve economic opportunities on reservations are advancing on Capitol Hill.
Lawmakers are taking action on bills to recruit and retain Native teachers, extend federal recognition to six tribes in Virginia and boost economic development in Indian Country.
Partisan outrage over the sudden firing of the nation's top law enforcement official is affecting Indian Country's agenda on Capitol Hill.
A bill to recruit and retain teachers in Indian Country, plus another to extend federal recognition to six tribe in Virginia, are on the agenda.
The recognition is overdue — in the extreme.
The tribes were among the first to sign treaties with European nations and they helped the first European settlers survive at Jamestown.
The ad features an all-White, all-male group of football fans who are portrayed as having game day ruined by Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Sharon Day: 'All the while, we’re speaking to that water. We’re telling the water how much we care about her.'
A lower court has yet to rule on the team's trademark fight against Native youth activists.
'It is time for the government to put this issue to rest and acknowledge the legitimacy of the Chickahominy, the Eastern Chickahominy, the Upper Mattaponi, the Rappahannock, the Monacan and the Nansemond tribes.'
Congress hasn't extended federal recognition to a tribe since 2000 but six tribes in Virginia and another in Montana think they have a shot this year.
Indian Country and the Obama administration oppose H.R.3764 because it puts Congress solely in power of determining who gets federal recognition.
A new book counters the prevailing theory of how barbecue spread throughout the South.
The Red Lake Nation citizen bundled $431,000 for the Hillary Victory Fund.
According to historical sources, Shawnee warriors attacked European settlers at Kerr's Creek in 1759 and 1763.
The Democratic and Republican candidates are turning their attention to one of the biggest days of the election cycle: the Super Tuesday primaries.
The Pamunkey Tribe is the 567th to be federally recognized in the nation and the first in Virginia with that status.
Bob Gray, chief of the Pamunkey Indians, knows tribal members should’ve worked ages ago to navigate the bureaucratic hurdles leading to federal designation.
Stand Up For California was the only group that challenged the Virginia tribe's federal status.