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.
Furor is growing among Indian nations in the lower 48 as the Trump administration refuses to change course on what one prominent leader calls a 'robbery happening in broad daylight.'
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.
It’s a common theme often stated, but rarely executed: The need to work together and build agency-tribe relationships before there is an emergency.
Friday is going to be a rough day for tribes and Indian organizations. They will not get paid what they are owed by the United States of America.
Two candidates who ran as a team are serving as chair and vice chair of the Yurok Tribe.
The Yurok Tribe is buying back ancestral lands, rebuilding its economy and becoming more self-sufficient.
What started off as a single lawsuit has turned into a full-blown movement in Indian Country against the opioid industry.
Attendees of the National Congress of American Indians winter meeting will learn more about traditional forms of justice as part of an event hosted by the Yurok Tribe.
Another tribal homelands bill is taking a major step forward on Capitol Hill as the Trump administration considers changes widely opposed in Indian Country.
Support is growing for a bipartisan bill that would restore important lands in California to the Yurok Tribe.
David Severns, a citizen of the Yurok Tribe, is keeping his people's traditions alive at a camp held on the reservation in northern California.
The Yurok Tribe is dealing with historically low salmon runs for yet another year.
Salmon runs have been bad for the last two years and 2017 is shaping up to be the worst in the history of the Klamath River in California.
'We need to remain diligent and continue to fight for environmental justice.'
There won't be a salmon lunch this year but the California tribe is still expecting thousands for the cultural celebration.
The 54th annual Klamath Salmon Festival will go ahead as planned on August 20 but without the customary salmon lunch.
Operation Yurok has kicked off for the fourth year in a row on the northern California reservation.
Food sovereignty in Indian Country is at play as the debate over genetically modified foods continues on legal and political fronts.
The Hoopa Valley Tribe and the Yurok Tribe have seen back-to-back years of fish kills and this year's runs are shaping up to be some of the worst on record.
The tribal fisher is closed four days a week due to low runs of salmon an sturgeon in northern California.
James Dunlap stepped down after other leaders from the northern California tribe found out about his past.
In the past 18 months, seven people in a small community have taken their lives.
James Dunlap won election as chair and David Gensaw won the vice chair's post. Both candidates defeated incumbents.
Troy Fletcher, the longtime executive director for the Yurok Tribe of California, passed away on November 20, 2015. He was 53.
'Original Patriots' features interviews with 60 tribal members who served in World War II.
The Yurok Tribe has withdrawn from the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement and two other tribes also might walk away from the deal.
Chairman Thomas O’Rourke, who lost his son in 2009, spoke to participants of the Arcata Out of the Darkness Walk.
The Hoopa Valley Tribe and the Yurok Tribe fear another disastrous fish kill like the one in 2002 that left 68,000 salmon dead.
Tribal, local and state authorities are shutting down 'dozens' of illegal farms in the area.
Passengers will be able to get from Klamath to Sregon Village in just 45 minutes, eliminating a three-hour drive.
As much of our lands were clear-cut by non-Indians, the Yurok tribe knows all too well that the cost of restoring forests is much higher than the quick profits from cutting them down.
The center will house the tribal court system and the wellness court.
The Karuk Tribe and the Yurok Tribe are working with the University of California and the U.S. Forest Service to maintain their traditional foods.
The results were close in all three races, with one candidate winning by just one vote.
The Hoopa Valley Tribe and the Yurok Tribe pushed for the release of more water.
More than 300 pounds of processed marijuana was also seized during multi-jurisdictional effort.
The farms are damaging sacred sites, harming salmon runs and depleting the water supply.
The Yurok Tribe is bringing one of its most important birds back to northern California.
Newspaper praises the Yurok Tribe for working to bring the condor back to northern California.
The Yurok Tribe of California will be releasing captive-bred condors into the wild.
The Yurok Tribe of California is creating a new generation of Yurok language speakers with the help of local schools.
The Hoopa Valley Tribe and the Yurok Tribe are being hit hard by drought conditions in California.
The Yurok Tribe of California is seeing success with its wellness court.
The Yurok Tribe has joined the carbon trading market in California.
The Yurok Tribe of California has called a special election to fill the seat of Bonnie Green, a council member who passed away on January 18.
Federal authorities charged a biologist in connection with the theft of nearly $1 million from the Yurok Tribe of California.
The federal government reopened its doors on Thursday but Indian Country is still feeling the effects of the 16-day shutdown.
The Yurok Tribe is hosting an ammo exchange today as part of its efforts to restore the condor to California.
The Yurok Tribe of California has launched a new transportation service for the local community.
BBC News reports on efforts by the Yurok Tribe of California to preserve its language:
Molli Jane White and Frankie Joe Myers discuss tribal water rights and the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement:
Dania Rose Colegrove on tribal water rights and the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement: There has been much debate lately over the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement and whether legislation is needed...
Archie Thompson, who was the oldest member of the Yurok Tribe of California, died on March 26. He was 93. Thompson was a fluent speaker of Yurok. He was among...
The Yurok Tribe of California is seeing success with its language revitalization efforts. In the 1990s, only six elders could speak the language fluently. Yurok is now offered in five...
Members of the Yurok Tribe of California are circulating a petition to distribute all of a $27.5 million trust fund settlement on a per capita basis. The tribal council wants...
The Yurok Tribe of California has settled its trust fund lawsuit for $27.5 million. Tribal members will now decide what to do with the money. A referendum proposes using 63...
The Yurok Tribe of California held a run-off election for chairman on Wednesday. Incumbent Thomas O'Rourke, Sr. won re-election. He defeated Raymond McQuillen with 53 percent of the vote. Get...