A white man in Washington state got 7 1/2 years for a killing some said was fueled by hate.

A citizen of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians whose criminal past is hurting his political ambitions is taking his case to a higher power.

Without action on a compact for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, the consequences for water users, farmers, and ranchers will be dire.

'My heart was hurt, my spirit almost compromised by this,' Pawnee citizen Robert Robedeaux says of an incident with police in Oklahoma.

Democratic lawmakers and advocates demanded Education Secretary Betsy DeVos disavow her remarks about schools and undocumented students.

The Trump administration has come through for a Crow citizen in a treaty rights dispute. Will it sway the nation's highest court?


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Native Americans are more likely to be killed by law enforcement than any other racial or ethnic group, according to the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice.


The Ft. Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes decried the most recent toxic oilfield spill as all the more reason to resist TransCanada Corp.’s construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.


A 15-year-old boy started a massive fire that endangered treaty and cultural resources along the Columbia River.


The Muscogee Nation and the state of Oklahoma are headed into a historic sovereignty clash thanks to the Supreme Court.


In a rare win for Indian Country, the nation's highest court has sided with tribal interests in a closely-watched sovereign immunity case.


Apache activist Robert Roche, who appeared in an iconic photo confronting a baseball fan, faces prison time for stealing federal funds.


A bipartisan bill aimed at stopping the trafficking of tribal items is taking a step forward on Capitol Hill amid ongoing concern over the sale of cultural property.


After seven months, the Trump administration has finally provided its views in a closely-watched treaty rights case and it's not looking good for Indian Country.


Citing a 'historical pattern and practice of harassment,' the Ramapough Lunaape Nation is trying to protect a prayer camp on ancestral land.


TigerSwan, hired by the wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline, is trying to clear its name in North Dakota.


Despite the testimony of the Native victim, now 11 years old, a jury cleared three men of sexual assault.


Although much has changed, the words of treaties remain, in the Constitution’s words, the 'supreme law of the land.'


For the third time in an Indian law case, the nation's highest court has asked the Trump administration for guidance despite a lack of leadership in key executive positions.


Native people are continuing to call for justice following a series of incidents they say demonstrate racism and aggression in Nebraska.


Native communities have been flooded with prescription pain pills.


For decades, tribal law enforcement had to refer serious crime to federal or state agencies with scant resources – and little interest, critics say – to investigate those crimes.


With Indian farmers and ranchers still waiting on a second payout from the Keepseagle settlement, an advisory board created by the historic lawsuit is preparing for its next meeting.


Native families grapple with scant support to locate their missing loved ones.


The tribe whose ancestors welcomed Lewis and Clark to the Northwest more than 200 years ago is still fighting for federal recognition.


Three men are on trial in Utah state court for allegedly sexually assaulting a 9-year-old Native girl two years ago.


Little has been done at a policy level to address the high numbers of women who go missing in Indian Country.


Protestors gathered at the Hall of Justice in Lincoln, Nebraska, to question police treatment of the Native community.


Throughout Indian Country tribal governments assume that the United States is bound to Indian treaty obligations.


Indian Country is breathing a sigh of relief as the nation's highest court has refused to hear a closely-watched tribal sovereignty dispute.


A 28-year-old Oglala Lakota man’s leg was broken after being chased by police and being struck by a police cruiser in Lincoln, Nebraska.


“Letting a foreign country come in here and ruin our land and resources is what I don’t understand,” Yankton Sioux Vice Chair Jason Cooke said. “We’ll stand by ‘Water is Life’.”


Efforts continue in the nation's capital to raise awareness of the large numbers of Native women and girls who go missing and murdered every year.


Jimmy Smith-Kramer, a basketball legend on the Quinault Nation reservation, was 20 when he was mowed down by a white man in a pickup truck.


The chief of staff for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and his sons were involved in a serious accident in southern California.


A raid on the Winnebago Tribe's tobacco operations has spawned a new lawsuit in federal court.


It was an astonishing day for Chase Iron Eyes as he went before a white-man judge in North Dakota.