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.
Tribes with treaty rights affected by the Keystone XL Pipeline continue to contest water permits fro the controversial project.
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Republicans in Montana are once again trying to derail a long-awaited water rights settlement for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
Under pressure from Native and other community members throughout the past year, the Black Hills National Forest will be taking public comments about gold prospecting in sacred He Sapa.
Cultural burning is proactive, while Western-style controlled burning, also called hazard reduction burning, is reactive.
After an end-of-year push that saw Indian Country's legislative agenda gain widespread attention thanks to a presidential tweet, more pro-tribal bills are being teed up for action on Capitol Hill.


The Trump administration waived environmental and other regulations on nearly one-quarter of Arizona’s border with Mexico last year to ease the way for border wall construction.

Across Cherokee Nation are places rich in Cherokee history.

The Hopi Tribe is among the opponents of uranium mining on sacred lands in Arizona.

As agricultural commodity prices suffer in President Donald Trump’s multi-fronted trade war, Montana farmers have received at least $114 million in payments in 2019.

The resilience of food production in the face of a changing climate will depend on both traditional ecological knowledge and Western science.

An Arizona company wants to build two massive hydroelectric projects on the Little Colorado River, threatening sacred tribal lands.

In Australia, that semi-arid land where the sun shines most of the year, the Black Serpent has come to rest.

A collaboration between Indigenous tradition and Western science may offer a way to bolster both Haida culture and the marine ecosystem intertwined with it.

They may have turned out the lights, but the party’s not over at the Navajo Generating Station and its affiliated Kayenta coal mine.

With Democrats prepared to impeach President Donald Trump, lawmakers continue to advance legislation to benefit Indian Country's interests.

Sens. Steve Daines and Jon Tester announced the introduction of a long-awaited bill that would settle a century-old dispute over water rights between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the state and federal governments.

Bureau of Land Management employees in Washington have to decide whether to accept a transfer out West – a move that some advocates and former bureau managers see as an attempt at 'dismantling' the agency.

Oglala Lakota citizen Henry Red Cloud will receive an honorary doctorate degree from Washington College for his career in the pursuit of affordable and accessible renewable energy solutions.

New studies put hard numbers to Alaska's glacial retreat, now plainly visible to tourists.

The Bureau of Land Management relocation to Colorado reflects a widespread pattern of destabilization under Donald Trump.

Grizzly bear management remains a political, environmental and social minefield in Montana.

An agreement between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the federal government over long-disputed water rights is taking a major step forward.

An unrelenting season of disastrous weather events has wreaked havoc on the transportation infrastructure on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation.

New oil-and-gas pipeline protection measures could help people like Lisa Deville and her family, who suffer from fracking industry pollution on their tribal homelands.

The Tribal Steward Program introduces young people to land conservation and restoration in Northwest tribal communities.

Indigenous knowledge is an essential asset for communities to adapt to climate change, by knowing the land, using the local natural resources, sharing capital, and taking a community approach to local issues.

Through two top cabinet officials, the Trump administration has signaled its support for a proposed settlement of the reserved water right claims of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

Tribal leaders went before Congress to demand the government address longstanding problems in Indian Country – and not for the first time.

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

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.

Climate change disproportionately affects poor people and people of color. They should be compensated for their suffering.

The Dakota Access Pipeline has experienced 12 spills of more than 6,100 gallons of crude oil in less than two years of operation.

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.'