Once the Ho-Chunk people had vast lands upon which they planted corn, beans and squash and hunted deer and buffalo. Life changed after forced removal.
It is hard enough to do economic development on rural isolated Indian reservations without having falsehoods on top of the fraud.
An economic development corporation on the Pine Ridge Reservation is back in the news in connection with some allegedly fraudulent dealings.
They may have turned out the lights, but the party’s not over at the Navajo Generating Station and its affiliated Kayenta coal mine.
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.
A House committee gave approval to a comprehensive marijuana reform bill that would decriminalize the drug while erasing pot convictions stretching back decades.

A lawsuit in federal court challenges the proposed expansion of the Rosebud Coal Mine in Montana.

It’s all about money….and land? .... And power. We are capitalists, after all.

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are in a long-running dispute with a non-Indian company that refuses to pay for the storage of hazardous waste.

Calling the purchase of coal mines 'disrespectful' to the Navajo Nation, President Jonathan Nez is pulling the tribe's financial backing.

Citizens of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation are suing leaders of their tribe for allegedly trespassing on their land.

'It’s going to take a long time for the harmony between us as people and Mother Earth to be completely restored, but this is a beginning.'

Leaders of the Navajo Nation say they weren't informed about the purchase of three coal mines far from tribal territory.

An aging power plant that has provided jobs and revenues to the Hopi Tribe and the Navajo Nation is finally shutting down for good.

In a world of nothing but bald men, Dom Clucas might have chosen the wrong profession.

A young Lakota woman is making a name for herself in the cosmetology and hairstyling industry.

The Hardrock Leasing and Reclamation Act protects national parks and tribal areas from being leased for mining, increases mining royalties and creates a fund to clean abandoned mines.

A company owned by the Navajo Nation is now the third largest coal producer in the United States

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.

The closing of a thrift store in Sheridan, Wyoming, has turned out to be good news for the Northern Cheyenne people.

There are competing visions for the Arctic, including energy development and commerce. What about Indigenous voices?

'When something happens to an Indigenous person, to a Native person, why isn’t that being heard? We’re just another number.'

What wilderness advocates and members of the Crow Tribe called a 'nightmare' scenario in Montana’s Crazy Mountains appears to be coming true, and sooner than they thought.

For the first time, Sicangu Nation citizens have gained the majority of seats on the board of directors for the company supplying their electricity.

A new farmers market represents another step toward food sovereignty for the Winnebago Tribe.

Wells Fargo will pay $6.5 million to the Navajo Nation to settle the tribe’s 2017 suit that alleged a history of 'unfair, deceptive, fraudulent and illegal practices' aimed at elders and Dine language speakers.

The last 265 workers at Kayenta Coal Mine are being laid off this month, another step toward the looming closure of the Navajo Generating Station that will bring the loss of hundreds more jobs this winter.

The economic success that America has experienced lately is truly historic.

Cafe Ohlone, a restaurant serving contemporary Native cuisine, continues to earn accolades for its unique approach to Indigenous food.

Leaders and employees of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians are being sued by a consumer of the tribe's online lending operation.

Sovereign immunity has protected a coal mine owned by the Navajo Nation from being sued without the tribe's consent.

Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe, is the majority owner of a modular home building company.

The Winnebago Tribe will soon become the first Indian nation in Nebraska to start planting hemp.

Drawing inspiration from the late Frank LaMere, Native activists are taking aim at the seemingly endless cycle of addiction and poverty.

On every reservation there is a visionary, a person who tries to create something new and promising, to protect something old and important.

Online lending businesses owned by the Lac Vieux Desert Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa Indians are entitled to sovereign immunity, a federal appeals court ruled.