The Trump administration's failure to finalize hemp regulations is hindering at least one tribe's efforts to join the newly legal industry.
With the Violence Against Women Act mired in partisan politics, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is hoping to turn the focus back to the most vulnerable in Indian Country.
A decision from the nation's highest court could affect as many as 19 death row inmates in Arizona.
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is sending a strong but simple message to the developers of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
The trial of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren ended without a verdict.
After a blockbuster season in which tribal treaties have been front and center, it looks like the Supreme Court is taking a little break from Indian Country.


Two citizens of the Yakama Nation have been charged in connection with deadly shootings on the reservation in Washington state.

A 15-year-old Mexican teen was shot and killed in 'cold-blooded murder' by a border patrol agent, his family told the U.S. Supreme Court.

Five people were killed on the Yakama Nation, with four people arrested in connection with the murders.

As a light rain turned the soil beneath their feet soft, water protectors and farmers stepped forward from a long line and dropped corn seeds on Ponca land in Nebraska.

Can the government be sued for climate change? Native youth are hoping they can.

The murder and disappearance of Indigenous women and girls are occurring at stunning rates at both sides of the Medicine Line, with shared historical reasons.

The window to plant hemp is ending soon and the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe wants to get moving.

The federal government is failing to meet its trust and treaty obligations, according to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on tribal homelands and tribal treaty bills.

It's been more than six months since oral arguments in a closely-watched tribal case but who's counting?

Fresh off one policy strike against the Trump administration, tribes and Democrats in Congress are looking to score another.

Land bills for tribes in California, Minnesota and Washington, plus a bill affecting a disputed treaty in Oregon, are on the Capitol Hill agenda.

Tribal sovereignty is always a court ruling away from being reduced, perhaps one day, even eliminated.

The trial of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren began with the prosecutor asserting that federal authorities are not targeting humanitarian aid along the border with Mexico.

In the first two years of the Trump presidency, complaints of wrongdoing, corruption, fraud and misuse of funds increased 16 percent at the agency with the most responsibilities in Indian Country.

Environmental groups are trying to ban the use of lead shot out of concern for endangered California condors.

The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service is an invaluable asset to our citizens and communities.

American history is rife with examples of states and the federal government failing to honor treaties with Native American tribes.

Partisans did not appear to be swayed by a careful recap of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

What does traditional accountability look like in the modern world?

The Trump administration's 'energy dominance' agenda is once again facing a reckoning in Indian Country.

Citizens of the Cherokee Nation are choosing a new leader but one of the leading candidates won't be on the June 1 ballot.

A superintendent at a Bureau of Indian Education school was terminated for sexual harassment after several women came forward.

It looks like Indian Country can rest easy for now, with no new cases added to the U.S. Supreme Court's docket.

Sexual harassment in Indian Country is an inconvenient and deeply uncomfortable truth

Voters of the Cherokee Nation are going to the polls in a matter of days as a key candidate fights to stay on the ballot.

A recall petition against Chairman Cedric Cromwell of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has been certified.

Justice Neil Gorsuch has helped tribes win in two cases so far. He's locked out of a third but experts are sensing a sea change on the nation's highest court.

The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation has hit another snag in its $610 million land theft case.

A bill to protect Native women from violence and address the #MMIW crisis has stalled on Capitol Hill.