Indigenous matriarchs are being recognized as the nation celebrates Women's History Month.
Indian Country is once again falling victim to the Trump administration's disastrous tribal homelands agenda with the withdrawal of a pro-tribal legal opinion.
There are 870 Article III judges in the United States. Only two are Native American.
The largest city in North Dakota has shut down a community-run sweat lodge due to concerns about health and safety.
Our laws and legal processes, as they relate to Facebook and its Big Tech brethren, are inadequate and unethical.
The National Congress of American Indians drove another nail into the coffin of its senior-most attorney following his ouster from the organization.
Motives are often deliberately obscured by the non-Indian community that cannot bear to look at its own history concerning Indian-White hostility.
Legendary Native activist Frank LaMere had a journal with three words on the cover: 'Make things happen.'
The Ojibwe people are revitalizing the 'berry fast,' a coming-of-age ritual for girls.
The Omaha Tribe of declared a state of emergency following weeks of tragedy in the community.
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.
A bill named for Ida Beard, a Native woman who went missing in 2015, would help solve missing and murdered cases.
Liz Marty May, who represents part of the Pine Ridge Reservation in the South Dakota Legislature, is seeking higher office.
The Trump administration is looking to incorporate more voices into its new missing and murdered task force following complaints from Indian Country.
The Trump administration plans to spend more money on the crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans amid complaints that it isn't doing enough to address what is widely considered an epidemic.
Fawn Sharp is delivering her first major address as the new leader of the National Congress of American Indians.
The group of Meskwaki women who ran the caucus on their settlement in Iowa are passionate about politics.
Shawnee Real Bird, age 21, will soon become the first female Native American from a tribe in Montana to obtain a commercial pilot’s license.
The American Indian College Fund will continue to help grow the number of Native women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.
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.
The thousands who turned out for the 47th March for Life had the same goal – reversing the Supreme Court ruling that recognized a woman’s right to an abortion.
Thousands flocked to the nation's capital, marched around the White House under a gray sky and a mix of rain and snow, demanding everything from reproductive rights to President Donald Trump’s ouster from office.
Native American women are more likely to be murdered by men than white women, according to a report from the Violence Policy Center.
As authorities investigate the death of Ashlea Aldrich, Native women gathered to discuss the violence that plagues their communities.
Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists is the first museum exhibition exclusively devoted to Native American women artists from the United States and Canada.
Ashlea Aldrich, a young mother, was killed in what her mother said was a crime of domestic violence.
Too many Native women are dying due to complications from pregnancy and childbirth – deaths that should be preventable with the right intervention and care.
Diplomas in hand, 16 Navajo women became the latest graduating class of Project DreamCatcher, a free business training program that aims to create economic opportunities for female Native entrepreneurs.
For too many Native women, violence is an ever-present threat.
Accused of creating a hostile work environment, Darla Black was removed as vice president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Two women were placed on leave from their positions at the Ute Tribe after they complained about their supervisor, who remains on the job.
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.
The vice president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe was impeached following complaints about her treatment of women who worked for her.
He didn't offend anyone. He didn't brag about himself. He didn't lash out at his opponents. He was just the president, among a group of tribal leaders.
Two employees of the Ute Tribe were suspended after they complained about being sexually harassed by their supervisor.
With expanded protections for Native women and children still in doubt on Capitol Hill, key lawmakers are advancing legislation to address the crisis of the missing and murdered in tribal communities.
Native women leaders continue to make history in the halls of Congress.
As Americans, it is indeed important to remember the role tribes and their leaders have played in our collective history.
A disproportionate number of sexual predators have preyed on Indian Country and Native women.
A Canadian company needs a large amount of water for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Tribes and water protectors are fighting back.
Members of the National Congress of American Indians made history here by choosing a woman as their president for only the third time since the organization's founding in 1944.
Fawn Sharp, Quinault Nation, is seeking the top spot at the National Congress of American Indians again.
The diminished power of the Trump administration's face of Indian Affairs was on strong display as tribal leaders opened one of their biggest meetings of the year.
Two tribal representatives pulled out of a new Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force in Montana due to the state's defense of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Bearing signs that read 'Violence is Not My Tradition' and 'Indigenous Day, Not Columbus Day,' a crowd drew attention to the missing, murdered and abused in their communities.
After traveling thousands of miles fleeing violence and discrimination, LGBTQ women -- many of them Indigenous -- find safety and support at T’ja Xuj.
The race to lead the National Congress of American Indians is kicking into high gear as the nation's largest inter-tribal advocacy organization prepares for its biggest meeting of the year.
Recently in Canada and the United States, a small but vocal minority of white French-descendants have used an ancestor born between 300 and 400 years ago to claim an 'Indigenous' identity.
A task force on missing and murdered indigenous women is waiting on $150,000 promised by the state of Arizona.
The Trump administration's commitment to Indian Country was tested on the steps of the U.S. Capitol when representatives of the White House refused to answer questions about expanding protections for Native women.