On September 19, Taos Pueblo will commemorate the fifty-year anniversary of the return of sacred Blue Lake to the tribe.
States with fewer local protections and resources will suffer the most — as will their people and wildlife.
A proposal to convey the National Bison Range to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes has generated a mixture of excitement, concern, and outright opposition
Tribal officials raised issues ranging from polluted water to underfunded police but there was one message they all had for lawmakers – the government needs to be a more reliable partner on critical projects.
It took nearly 80 years for the federal government to agree to pay the Spokane Tribe for the loss of homes, lands and sacred sites.
Young Black people, Indigenous people, and people of color at the center of environmental justice movements are often overlooked.
An official statement barring forbidden levels of uranium in drinking water caused turmoil, but the supply has been capped by the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
A Lakota warning helped pass a resolution opposing large-scale gold prospecting in the sacred Black Hills of South Dakota.
Northwest tribes want the federal government to respect opposition to controversial environmental decisions that impact their traditional lands.
The Sault Tribe has taken a leadership position in defending the waters of the upper Great Lakes from industrial pollution.
A small town that’s home to the famous Best Friends Animal Society took an unconventional path to face down a fracking operation.
The Republican regime in South Dakota has an intolerable regime for those who have a stake in the control of people and animals for profit.
A vulnerable culture living in a severely degraded section of the Colombian Amazon is in desperate need of international respect and support.
Clean-water rules unveiled by the Trump administration could remove the vast majority of Arizona’s waterways from federal oversight, a change environmentalists call bad news.
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.
The Hopi Tribe is among the opponents of uranium mining on sacred lands in Arizona.
An Arizona company wants to build two massive hydroelectric projects on the Little Colorado River, threatening sacred tribal lands.
A collaboration between Indigenous tradition and Western science may offer a way to bolster both Haida culture and the marine ecosystem intertwined with it.
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.
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.
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 women leaders continue to make history in the halls of Congress.
These places literally embody human lives, and are the only records we have of prehistoric indigenous peoples of the New World.
A Canadian company needs a large amount of water for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Tribes and water protectors are fighting back.
One hundred percent of the comments at a public hearing on water permits for the Dewey Burdock Project were against uranium mining on treaty territory.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on two tribal bills.
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.
So what's going on with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation case? No one knows.
Everyone should acknowledge the positive impact Indigenous hunting can have on the protection and monitoring of the environment.
Two generations saw our Inuit and Dine homelands in Northern Canada nearly destroyed. Now my way of life is one of cultural repair.
The Yurok Tribe made history this week, becoming the first Indian nation in the U.S. to receive the prestigious Equator Prize from the United Nations.
These waters were, and are, the very pulse of Ojibwe traditional culture.
'What we do to the web of life, we do to ourselves. If any strand of the web is broken, the whole web is affected,' the Lummi Nation stated.
A copper mine opposed by the Tohono O’odham Nation, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and the Hopi Tribe has hit another snag.
'The tribe is fighting back,' an attorney for the Oglala Sioux said of plans for a large scale uranium mine in South Dakota.
Tribal advocates are seeking a World Indigenous Peoples Decade of Water as they fight the Keystone XL Pipeline.
'He no longer belongs to us; he belongs to the ages,' Chairwoman Gwendena Lee-Gatewood said of the legendary Ronnie Lupe.
A federal judge has halted plans to begin digging an open-pit copper mine opposed by tribes in Arizona.
The backers of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline are seeking to double operations in North Dakota.
Citing treaty rights and a need to protect water, tribes are challenging Keystone XL infrastructure in South Dakota.