Adult citizens of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians can use marijuana and grow small amounts under a new law.
Officials and experts are exploring a vexing question about the revolving bars of the criminal justice system: How can we stop people from ending back in prison?
Tribes, Democrats and watchdog groups are paying close attention to David Bernhardt, derided by some as a creature of Washington's swamp.
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation's sovereign boundaries and the Crow Tribe's treaty rights are at stake before the highest court in the land.
Drug overdoses among rural Native Americans and Native Alaskans increased by 519 percent, more than twice the national average.
Federal prosecutors concluded they could not secure a conviction 'beyond a reasonable doubt' in the death of 53-year-old Phillip Glock.


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.

Journalist Jenni Monet is facing charges of driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest in an incident she is blaming on racial profiling.

The Bay Mills Indian Community is the first tribe in Michigan to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes.

Apprehensions at the southern border in the first half of fiscal 2019 are almost as high as the total for all of 2018, with the number of families rising more than three times.

'The Fourth World' by George Manuel richly deserves its status as a foundational work.

The Indian Health Service is back in the spotlight on Capitol Hill as the Trump administration struggles with old and emerging controversies.

What difference does it make to have Native Americans in the Congress?

A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act improves tribal access to crime databases in hopes of holding non-Native predators accountable.

'The Oglala Sioux Tribe has not ceded one acre of land,' attorney Mario Gonzales asserts.

The Cherokee Nation supported a state law that required 'Indian' art to be produced by citizens of federally recognized tribes.

William Hosetosavit was arrested after the Bureau of Indian Affairs put out an alert for him.

Lack of water has been killing crops and livestock on the Tohono O’odham Nation and things will only get worse if federal funding is allowed to lapse.

An office of the Chickasaw Nation was defaced with the words 'Indians will be gassed' and 'Savages' along with symbols of White supremacy.

Tribes in Maine will finally be able to exercise jurisdiction over non-Indians thanks to a bill to renew the Violence Against Women Act.

The Makah Nation is the only tribe with a treaty-guaranteed right to hunt whales but hasn't been able to exercise those rights in 20 years.

As the Rosebud Sioux Tribe celebrated the anniversary of a spirit camp to resist the Keystone XL Pipeline, President Donald Trump took action to impose the project on the people.

Anndine Jones, 4, was last seen on March 14 on the Utah portion of the Navajo Nation.

Debate opened on the Violence Against Women Act amid doubts about its future in a Congress divided along party lines.

Legislation to correct a disastrous Supreme Court ruling affecting tribal homelands and to improve tribal consultation were aired on Capitol Hill.

A tribal water settlement fund will run out of money in ten years unless Congress takes action.

If we add up all the ways that Canadian governments have oppressed Indigenous peoples over the centuries, those governments bear a weighty burden.

The Big Fire Law and Policy Group promises to fight for tribes and their rights.

The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony from tribal leaders and Indian law and policy experts.

Warning of 'devastating effects for Indian Country,' tribes are rebuking the Trump administration for failing to defend the health care promised to their people.

Amber Christine Hopkins was a 31-year-old citizen of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate who went missing in Minnesota's largest city.

Citizens of state recognized tribes can once again sell their goods in Oklahoma without being fined or imprisoned.

Amendments to strengthen tribal sovereignty are being considered for inclusion in the Violence Against Reauthorization Women Act.

A 'landmark' ruling against energy development is being credited to tribes who secured victories in court.

Sheena Between Lodges was brutally beaten on Pine Ridge Reservation and prosecutors blame her boyfriend and his sister for the crime.

Will Congress finally fix one of the most destructive U.S. Supreme Court decisions?

Larry Low Dog entered the Spirit World on March 14. His daughter wants people to know he was more than just a statistic.