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Nearly 300 Lakota men, women, elders and children were killed in the Wounded Knee Massacre on December 29, 1890.
The Shinnecock Nation is asserting sovereignty in New York, drawing complaints and threats of litigation along the way.
Justice Neil Gorsuch has helped tribes win in two cases so far. He's locked out of a third but experts are sensing a sea change on the nation's highest court.
Natalie Stites Means says protecting the water and environment are among her top priorities.
Free markets allow consumers and producers to freely participate in mutually beneficial transactions, empowering entrepreneurs and innovators to create the future.
Crossfire joins the long history of punk and hardcore bands that have spoken out on issues facing their communities.
It is still the responsibility of the U.S. government, according to the 1868 Treaty, to provide health care.
Non-Indian interests have hired lobbyists close to President Donald Trump in hopes of derailing tribes. The strategy appears to be working.
The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation has hit another snag in its $610 million land theft case.
Rising water levels in the Arkansas River are threatening tribal casinos and tribal businesses in Oklahoma.
A bill to protect Native women from violence and address the #MMIW crisis has stalled on Capitol Hill.
The United States will only honor the treaties it makes when they are forced to do it.
America's mining laws haven't undergone significant review since the era of the Indian wars.
"People don’t know our history, and sometimes our people don’t even know our own history."
A long-overdue update to the popular Johnson O'Malley Indian education program is finally on the horizon.
A bill that recognizes the removal and resilience of the Ponca people is seeing movement in the 116th Congress.
Clem Fain Sylestine, a traditional leader of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe, has passed at the age of 91.
Jeremiah Janis was pepper-sprayed and tasered by police officers in Rapid City, South Dakota.
For Clayvin Herrera and other members of the Apsáalooke Nation, the Supreme Court’s decision vindicates a right they believe essential.
It took more than a decade but the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians finally achieved success.
From religious groups to a rival tribe, the Catawba Nation is facing hurdles as it pursues a casino in North Carolina.
The Prairie Flower Casino represents much-needed economic development on a plot of land that was previously sitting vacant.
"Makes no sense at all," one gaming consultant said of the potential deal in Massachusetts.
The nation's highest court has once again sided with Indian Country in a treaty rights case.
It wasn't all good news from the U.S. Supreme Court as the Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians was turned away in a closely-watched labor sovereignty case.
An iconic portrait of Russell Means, created by Andy Warhol, went big on a night of even bigger sales.
I speak as an abused boarding school survivor. I was there; I saw it, I felt it, and I recovered from it.
Donald Trump has been called almost everything—racist demagogue, vulgar sexist, inept businessman, pathological liar, and moron.
Two of the top oil and gas producing states are also the leaders in renewable power.
Chantelle Blue Arm almost didn't attend graduation ceremonies for her master's degree.
By teaming up to defend the place they all call home, 'cowboys and Indians' are protecting their lands and waters for all.
Many tribes are still in the process of trying to make colonial systems work for them.
Citizens of the Cherokee Nation are choosing a new leader in less than two weeks.
The backer of the Keystone XL Pipeline is seeking permits to draw nearly 167 million gallons of water from rivers in South Dakota.
America was built upon the backs of resourceful women, many wives, mothers and grandmothers.
A tweet from the White House hasn't completely derailed Indian Country. But it caused significant damage.
"No more of our children should die due to negligence of the schools," a grieving parent says.
Small businesses are our lifeline and represent a bright future for tribes in Oklahoma.
Should the federal government stop issuing Certificates of Degree of Indian Blood?
Tarita Silk, a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, will be leaving South Dakota for Washington, D.C., on June 7.
We have to keep in mind the fact that our Lakota language was targeted for obliteration.
Indian Country Today is expanding, and a television newscast is on the way.
After receiving $1.8 billion from the Seminole Tribe, the gravy train is over for the state of Florida.
The Navajo Nation citizen spent more than 20 years telling the stories of Native people.
Three-fourths of Bureau of Indian Affairs roads are unpaved, leaving schools to spend money on maintenance for buses that have to travel those roads.
I’m seeking out the histories and communities that existed before Route 66 and that survive still today.
Jenni Monet arrived late to a court appearance in New Mexico. But the judge handling the "DWI docket" didn't seem to mind.
This is our ancestral food, this is indigenous food. It’s what we need, it’s worth cooking right and it’s forever worth protecting.
The men and women of our law enforcement put their lives on the line each day to protect our families and our communities.
During Military Appreciation Month, we rightly join in expressing gratitude for our service members, their families and the daily sacrifices they make on our behalf.
Agriculture is big business in Indian Country. So is construction. Both are impacted by Trump's trade war.
Frank LaMere got arrested for protesting the sale of liquor in a community near the Pine Ridge Reservation. Now his work is being celebrated.
More than 600 tribal health leaders are attending the 10th annual annual National Tribal Public Health Summit.
It's the Department of Justice's turn to present its budget to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
Bills affecting Indian education, treaty rights and water rights are moving forward on Capitol Hill.
Nazism and White Supremacy have no place in this land of our ancestors.
A story that journalism should report often: Our election framework needs a serious fix.
It took riders 10 hours to reach remote families stranded in the aftermath of the "bomb cyclone" that devastated the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Three people have died over the last two weeks in detention facilities in Alaska Native villages.
The threat of massive fines are seen as the only way to stop the St. Croix Chippewa Indians from diverting gaming revenues.
Jefferson Keel is stepping down as Lieutenant Governor of the Chickasaw Nation but he won't be going far from his people.
The Yurok Tribe is asserting its sovereignty with the passage of a new hemp law.
Reporting on Indigenous peoples has increased the pressure to acknowledge everyday racism, institutional racism and the challenges of reconciliation.
"The monument was part of a larger effort to rewrite the history books," said lawmaker Shane Morigeau, a citizen of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
The 2018 Farm Bill opened the doors for farmers to grow hemp as an agricultural commodity.
Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney was at the White House but won't say whether tribal legislation came up before President Trump tweeted about it.
Are the Poarch Band of Creek Indians the next target of President Trump and his terrifying tweets?
Indigenous leaders call climate change an urgent threat that requires a global response, an idea that was trashed by the Trump administration.
Fewer than half the households on tribal lands in Arizona have access to broadband internet, and only one exceeds the state average.
Steve Turner honors his heritage, pharmacy career, and love of country music.
Addressing climate change in Indigenous contexts requires leadership from Indigenous peoples, communities, organizations and governments.
The Northern Arapaho Tribe is experiencing some financial difficulties.
Alcohol is coming to the Spirit Lake Casino and Resort in North Dakota.
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.
Once again, encapsulated within a 24 word tweet today, President Trump has demonstrated his authentic disrespect and disregard towards Indian Country.
A tweet about Pocahontas spooked Republicans on Capitol Hill. Indian Country was the loser.
The Trump administration claims its controversial reorganization won't apply to Indian Country. But tribes are still being affected by it.
Every Cherokee woman - every American Indian woman for that matter - has the absolute right to feel safe.
The Trump administration’s position on the Arctic raises so many questions about Indigenous governance (and knowledge).
The Coyote Valley Tribe is celebrating 25 years in the Indian gaming industry with some big changes.
Bills to address the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women are pending in Congress.
The silent crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women is wreaking havoc on our families and our communities.
For current Medicare recipients, "Medicare for All" really means "Medicare for None."
Extinction is the new normal, according to a new report that draws on Indigenous and local knowledge.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) knows exactly why the Oglala Sioux Tribe banned from the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Jonodev Chaudhuri will be heading up the Indian law and policy practice at the Quarles & Brady firm.
Four people have died in or near Grand Canyon National Park in the last five weeks, but officials say that isn’t unusual.
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.
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney, and her new boss, Secretary David Bernhardt, are on Capitol Hill to talk about the Trump administration's budget.
A panel of federal officials and tribal leaders will talk about the budgets for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service.
The Climate Action Now Act would require the U.S. to meet the obligations of a global climate change accord.
For 26 years, Freddie Yazzie has driven school buses for a quiet community on the Navajo Nation.
Our project, MappingBack, envisions mapping as a weapon and tactic to resist extractive industries on Indigenous lands.
A voyage around the world offered a new generation of Hawaiians lessons about Earth’s uncertain future.
An Indian allotment in Washington will soon house a smoke shop operated by the Quinault Nation.
2 Clara Caufield: Grandmas are the backbone of Indian Country
3 Supreme Court winds down surprising term with two wins for tribal treaties
4 Harold Frazier: Tribal treaties are still the supreme law of the land
5 Charmaine White Face: Divide and conquer for Indian people all over again
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Art classes in high schools are often seen as extras and are among the first to be cut during tight budget times. But programs for Native youth utilize various expressions of art as a way to confront serious problems like depression, anxiety, substance abuse and traumatic stress. Art therapy is aimed at healing historical and inter-generational trauma. It’s more than expressive painting and sculpture. Some programs are backed by sophisticated strategies for bringing traumatized young people to a solid emotional setting for growth and healing. We’ll hear about how art therapy is making a difference for Native young people.
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