A bill aimed at improving repatriation policies in California has been shelved amid outcry from Native activists and some tribes.
A historic indigenous resistance is unfolding on the Big Island of Hawaii, where thousands have descended on Mauna Kea, a sacred Native site.
The Nena Springs Fire started on a ranch near the Warm Springs Reservation and ended up burning more than 68,000 acres in Oregon.
New books tackle tough issues related to climate change, extinction, Indigenous sovereignty, ocean conservation and a whole lot more.
A federal judge has halted plans to begin digging an open-pit copper mine opposed by tribes in Arizona.
Sovereign immunity has protected a coal mine owned by the Navajo Nation from being sued without the tribe's consent.


Advocates will continue to fight the use of federal funds for the construction of a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.

A new lawsuit blames the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for encouraging Indigenous resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

A bill to help tribes address the impacts of climate change is up for its first hearing in the 116th Congress.

A partnership between Montana State University’s Department of Native American Studies and the Blackfeet Nation received a grant valued at $2 million to support sustainable agriculture for the Piikani people.

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

You can’t make this stuff up. At the end of the fossil fuel era, the plan is to transfer the liability to Native people.

Pueblo culture is the focus of an annual meeting at Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.

Leaders of the Ute Tribe and the Yankton Sioux Tribe are calling on fellow Indian nations to oppose an eagle feather petition they say weakens treaty rights and undermines sovereignty.

Democratic lawmakers beat back a series of Republican amendments before advancing bills to restrict mining around the Grand Canyon and on tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico.

Legislation to support tribal water rights and repeal outdated federal Indian laws are moving forward on Capitol Hill.

Tribes are supporting legislation to ban energy development on ancestral lands in Arizona and in New Mexico.

A petition that could lead to major changes in the way eagle feathers are eagle parts are handled by the federal government has generated significant controversy.

The backers of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline are seeking to double operations in North Dakota.

Midway through the third year of the Trump presidency, someone is finally dedicated to tribal issues at the White House.

The Green New Deal is nonsensical, unworkable and simply a departure from reality.

Federal recognition, tribal homelands and compensation for Native Americans exposed to uranium await further action in the nation's capital.

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

The Trump administration is diverting funds from the agency in charge of Native ancestors and artifacts to pay for a Fourth of July spectacle.

Tribal leaders are seeking support for bills that would guarantee water to their people in Arizona, Utah and New Mexico.

Water rights for the Navajo Nation, the Hualapai Tribe and Pueblo tribes are being taken up on Capitol Hill.

Including uranium on a list of 'critical minerals' opens the door to expedited mining that will put tribal lands and national parks at risk, lawmakers were told.

Democrats are holding their first presidential debates but the candidates most familiar with Indian issues are not participating.

Despite continued court delays, confidence remains high among the young people -- including Native youth -- suing the government for its support of fossil fuels.

Observances and ceremonies for sacred places will be held across the land on the Summer Solstice.

A new law opposed by Native activists and water protectors is being contested in federal court.

The fight against the long-delayed Keystone XL Pipeline is far from over despite a recent setback in the courts.

Homes and buildings have been destroyed, roadways have been washed out, and many rivers and lakes have risen to record-breaking levels.

Canadian constitutional law and Aboriginal law are not likely what comes to mind when identifying the cause of a wildfire disaster.

The Keystone XL Pipeline will lead to habitat destruction on the Great Plains, one scientist warns.

Amidst the sweet-smelling smoke of ponderosa pine, wildland firefighters are laboring to maintain – not extinguish – a blaze on federal forest land near the Hopi Reservation.