A federal judge has dealt a setback to the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, whose homelands have long been the subject of controversy.
Cindy McCain has made unsubstantiated claims about children being trafficked in Indian Country.
A license for a Black Hills uranium mine will remain in place amid opposition from the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
The Indian Child Welfare Act is under attack and tribes are pushing back after conservative and Christian groups joined the battle.
The criminal cases connected to the Dakota Access Pipeline have concluded in North Dakota, two years after the Trump administration gave the final approval for the controversial project.
President Trump has failed to offer a budget for Indian Country programs but that doesn't mean Congress is shirking its trust and treaty responsibilities to tribal nations.


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.

Federal agents raided the reservation in what leaders of the Winnebago Tribe have called an attack on their sovereignty.

Thanks to the efforts of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, hemp production is now legal in Indian Country.

Sovereign immunity has saved the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe from being included in a missing horse lawsuit in Nevada.

Jamie Lee Brave Heart was shot and killed by an Oglala Sioux police officer on June 3, 2016.

Family members of Jessie Renae Waters want answers for her death on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Bills will recognize indigenous people, both living and lost, are being heard at the Montana Legislature.

Efforts are building across the nation to address the crisis of missing and murdered Native women.

Things are not looking good for the People of the First Light, whose homelands are in danger of being taken out of trust by the Trump administration.

Family and friends of a Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community police officer who was killed on duty are seeking a new law.

Water protectors from far and wide gathered to celebrate and foster the International Treaty to Protect the Sacred from Tar Sands Projects.

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will be hearing arguments in a dispute between the Swinomish Tribe and rail company in Washington state.

More than a decade ago, a No More Deaths volunteer left plastic water jugs in the desert for migrants crossing the Mexican border.

Stanley Patrick Weber was sentenced to more than 18 years for abusing boys on the Blackfeet Nation. He faces similar charges on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

The first two Native women in Congress are defending the rights of transgender troops in light of the Trump administration's attempts to restrict their military service.

A vulnerable citizen of the San Carlos Apache Tribe was sexually assaulted while in the care of a specialized facility.

A battle to save the Indian Child Welfare Act is shaping up to be one of the most consequential court cases in recent history.

Four humanitarian aid workers were found guilty after leaving aid for migrants in a restricted area of a national wildlife refuge.

A treaty promise made to the Blood Tribe in 1877 is the subject of a new settlement.

Lynell Morrison-Cash and her 14-year-old son, Waylon, were killed near the Pine Ridge Reservation in February 2018.

Indian employees are among the thousands forced to work through the shutdown without guarantee of being paid.

No More Deaths has been providing water, food and medical aid for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border for more than a decade.

Indigenous legal traditions can point us in the right direction, towards a wealth of gratitude, justice and a good life.

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is asking the nation's highest court to rule on a controversial sovereign immunity issue.

Cyntoia Brown is finally going free after spending half of her life behind bars.

The 9 Little Girls abuse survivor advocacy group wants justice and healing for the many who suffered during the boarding school era.

Zachary Bear Heels, 29, died after being repeatedly shocked and punched by police officers in Nebraska.

Cyntoia Brown has spent half of her life in prison for killing a man when she was 16 years old.

A federal appeals court has ordered a new trial for an Arizona woman, saying she was wrongly denied the chance to present evidence of battered woman syndrome.

A non-Indian man has been charged in connection with an apparent road rage incident at Ohkay Owingeh in northern New Mexico.