The Violence Against Women Act remains mired in partisan politics but tribes continue to utilize the law to protect their communities.
The brutal murder of Amanda Webster emphasizes the plight of Indigenous women throughout the country.
Zachary Bear Heels, a 29-year-old citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, died after being repeatedly shocked and punched by police officers in Omaha, Nebraska.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be confronting the 'silent crisis' of the missing and the murdered at a hearing on December 12.
Zachary Bear Heels, 29, was tasered 12 times by a police officer before he died in Omaha, Nebraska.
Amanda Dakota Webster, a 26-year-old mother of three from the Navajo Nation, was murdered on December 1.


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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.

Tribes will have to move quickly to save the Indian Child Welfare Act from being invalidated across the nation.

Will the nation's highest court accept and approve of genocidal efforts against Native nations?

Oral arguments in a closely-watched treaty rights case take place on January 8, 2019.

Zachary Bear Heels, a 29-year-old citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, died in an encounter with police in Omaha, Nebraska.

Three Sioux tribes continue to face questions about their efforts to manage an Indian Health Service facility.

A juror broke down in tears after watching video of Zachary Bear Heels getting beaten before his death.

Indian Health Service staff caused a baby boy to suffer irreversible brain damage, a federal judge concluded in a stunning decision.

Federal prosecutors in Indian Country declined a third of referred cases in 2017, a quarter of which were sexual assault cases.

A ski resort on public land uses reclaimed sewage to make snow on sacred land.

Arizona’s highest court will decide whether a law aimed at prohibiting businesses from discriminating against LGBTQ people violates the state constitution.

Zachary Bear Heels, a 29-year-old citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, died in an encounter with police in Omaha, Nebraska.

A Supreme Court case about land rights and jurisdiction in Oklahoma has huge implications for tribes.

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has been dealt a major setback, nearly 400 years after helping the Pilgrims survive.

The Republican-controlled Congress continues to play catch-up when it comes to Indian Country's agenda in the Trump era.

The Supreme Court made it harder to designate critical habitat for endangered species, in a ruling that business and property rights groups said corrects federal government overreach.

The Trump administration's disjointed treatment of Indian Country was on full display as Native American Heritage Month came to a close.

Zachary Bear Heels, a 29-year-old citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, died in an encounter with police in Omaha, Nebraska.

Activists continue to march in honor of Native children who died after being taken from their families.

Three tribes are seeking to manage a troubled Indian Health Service facility but some of their citizens are questioning the move.

Some employees and students blame President Venida Chenault for creating an atmosphere of fear at Haskell Indian Nations University.

News of the federal judge's decision spread quickly across social media in Indian Country.

Poor data collection by law enforcement creates a significant hurdle to understanding the #MMIW crisis.

When Native voters show up to the polls, they’ve shown significant political power.

O’odham and Piipaash women took part in a 53-mile journey spent in prayer for missing and murdered indigenous women.

The grandmother of 2-year-old Kylen Shangreaux helped her daughter conceal the Lakota boy's death on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

A Nebraska man is facing just a year in jail for a crash that took the lives of Lynell Morrison-Cash and her son, Waylon, 14.

The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape people have been restored to their rightful place in New Jersey history.

The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation is celebrating the settlement of a civil rights lawsuit.

Chairperson Aaron Payment of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe will be helping Dana Nessel prepare to serve as Michigan's Attorney General.

On November 14, 1992, a Native American woman was found murdered in Tucson, and 26 years later her name is still not known.