The federal government has so far distributed about $3.4 billion in long-awaited coronavirus relief funds to tribal nations, more than a month after delays placed the Trump administration at the center of yet another COVID-19 controversy.
Tricia Zunker has less than 90 days to convince voters that she is the right person to represent them in the U.S. Congress.
Tricia Zunker is on her way to repeating history by becoming the third Native woman to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.
'This is another overdue representation': Tricia Zunker is hoping to repeat history as another Native woman winning election to the U.S. Congress.
As Native students bounced basketballs and veterans carrying flags lined up for grand entry, a documentary film crew took to the court to honor the late Rick Hill, a leader from the Oneida Nation.
The Lac Courte Oreilles Band, the largest local employer, will no longer employ random drug tests or screen for marijuana.
A new marker recognizes the ancestral home of the Ho-Chunk, acknowledges the circumstances that led to their forced removal, and honors the tribe's history of resistance and resilience.
By teaming up to defend the place they all call home, 'cowboys and Indians' are protecting their lands and waters for all.
Jenni Monet is headed to trial this fall after arriving late to a court appearance on charges of drunken driving and resisting arrest in New Mexico.
Jenni Monet is a free woman, despite a new warrant out for her arrest in New Mexico.
Tribal leaders are expressing hope after judges on a federal appeals court questioned the attacks on the Indian Child Welfare Act.
A nearly 200-year-old ban on the manufacture of liquor on tribal lands has been repealed by Congress.
The Jingle Dress Project immerses Native and non-Native people in the history of Madeline Island in Wisconsin.
Minnesota is certain to elect a Native woman as its next lieutenant governor.
The state of Wisconsin is promising not to interfere with the St. Croix Chippewa Tribe's hemp and CBD business.
Henry Payer's earliest memory involves a sketchbook his father once gave him. He's been filling pages ever since.
Family and friends are offering tributes to Antonio Roché, a 24-year-old Lac du Flambeau man who went missing earlier this month.
Generations of federal assimilation initiatives have left the Winnebago people with few fluent Ho-Chunk speakers.
Arvina Martin in Wisconsin and Erik Rydberg in California are among the Native vote candidates in a record year.
Indian Country may have been left out of Washington's new tax law but one program is opening up opportunities to tribes.
What started off as a single lawsuit has turned into a full-blown movement in Indian Country against the opioid industry.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin), the Speaker of the House with unusual ties to Indian Country, won't seek re-election.
Two tribes are warning their citizens about recent overdoes from heroin in northern Wisconsin.
Five people have been charged in connection with the murder of a citizen of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.
Harold 'Gus' Frank, the longtime chairman of the Forest County Potawatomi Community, is retiring after 20 years of service.
Jason Pero was a member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and was killed on his own reservation by a non-Indian police officer.
The Bad River Band is demanding a federal investigation after a police officer shot and killed Jason Pero, a 14-year-old tribal citizen, on the reservation.
Tribes are reaching out to the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa after a 14-year-old citizen was shot and killed by a police officer in Ashland County, Wisconsin.
The Bad River Band is offering support services to the community following the fatal shooting of a young boy by a police officer in Ashland County, Wisconsin.
According to Chairperson Robert Blanchard, the Bad River Band has seen a rise in opioid, heroin and methamphetamine addiction.
The Menominee Nation fired a police officer accused of engaging in 'inappropriate communication' with a minor.
The Menominee Nation is anticipating the filing of charges against one of its own police officers following an arrest in Wisconsin.
The Indian Community School of Milwaukee seeks to provide a mainstream education to its students — who represent 20 different tribes — while incorporating cultural education into every aspect of its curriculum.
The Menominee Nation is hosting a new trick-or-treating event after tribal police discovered a suspicious substance in a child's candy bag.
It's decision day for the National Congress of American Indians as attendees elect new leaders.
Tribal leaders are lashing out at the Trump administration again, this time over rule changes they said will make it all but impossible to restore their homelands.
The defunct Indian Country Today Media Network will remain in Indian Country's hands thanks to the Oneida Nation.
The St. Croix Chippewa Tribe is moving forward with plans for a cannabidiol production and distribution business in Wisconsin.
In its continued fight against a mine near sacred waters, the Menominee Nation wants stronger federal regulations to apply as officials weigh the final permit for mine approval.
Through the acquisition of fractional interests, the Bad River Band regained ownership of 3,492 acres on its reservation in northern Wisconsin.
The Oneidas in Wisconsin are hoping to use trademarks that have been registered to their relatives in New York.
A top leader from Zia Pueblo in New Mexico is calling for the removal of the tribe's well-known sun symbol from a flag in Wisconsin.
The Ho-Chunk Nation is making its presence known in Chicago, Illinois.
Some 74 tribes in 20 states will use for the funds for a variety of road, bridge, pedestrian and safety projects.
President Shannon Holsey cited education, health care and protecting the environment as top priorities for the 11 tribes and the state.
The annual State of the Tribes address takes place April 4 at the state capital in Madison, Wisconsin.
Tapping trees to make maple syrup is a time-tested Ojibwe tradition.
The nation's highest court won't be adding another tribal sovereignty case to their workload.
The surge of formal opposition to tar sands and fracked oil pipelines shows how Standing Rock resistance has emboldened Great Lakes tribes.
Independent journalist Mary Annette Pember reports on efforts to evict an aging pipeline from a reservation in northern Wisconsin.
The Line 5 pipeline has been transporting oil through the reservation since 1953.
The open pit gold, zinc and copper mine would be near tribal burial sites and centuries old raised garden beds along the Menominee River, the center of the Menominee Tribe's creation story.
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, the Stockbridge-Munsee Band and the Scyuan Band will help educate landowners about the Cobell buy-back effort.
A series of suspicious fires that targeted religious structures on the reservation in Wisconsin might be finally be solved.
It still bears repeating that Ho-Chunk people have suffered greatly through federal government policies that have essentially sought to rid the country of our very existence.
Native voters could actually help deliver as many as 50 electoral votes out of the 538 total in the 2016 presidential race.
'People all over the country are becoming fed up with corporate exploitation of the land and natural resources.'
Offers went out to nearly 3,000 landowners on the Wisconsin reservation.
The Wisconsin tribe was shocked by a Republican lawmaker's letter to federal agencies.