Leaders and employees of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians are being sued by a consumer of the tribe's online lending operation.
The Lac Courte Oreilles Band, the largest local employer, will no longer employ random drug tests or screen for marijuana.
The Cupeño people survived near genocide and forced removal. They may not be able to overcome disenrollment and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The late attorney Arthur Lazarus, Jr., handled the Sioux Nation's landmark claim to the Black Hills.
A bill aimed at improving repatriation policies in California has been shelved amid outcry from Native activists and some tribes.
If we are to break the chains of 'federal trust' and colonial 'paternalism' we must know our opponents and have a strong command of our collective histories.


The Nena Springs Fire started on a ranch near the Warm Springs Reservation and ended up burning more than 68,000 acres in Oregon.

While the debate around clean needle exchange programs continues, one organization works in a legal gray area to help stop the spread of disease.

Republican pushed an immigration bill through a party-line vote after preventing Democrats from offering amendments to it.

A Donald Trump 'superfan' who falsely claimed he was connected to the Seminole Tribe was sentenced to 20 years for mailing pipe bombs to critics of the president.

Arthur Lazarus Jr., an Indian law practitioner who represented the Sioux Nation in its Black Hills land claim, died on July 27, 2019.

A federal judge has halted plans to begin digging an open-pit copper mine opposed by tribes in Arizona.

Sovereign immunity has protected a coal mine owned by the Navajo Nation from being sued without the tribe's consent.

Ashlynne Mike was only 11 years old when she was abducted and murdered on the Navajo Nation.

Advocates will continue to fight the use of federal funds for the construction of a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.

A Catholic school student plans to appeal after a $250 million libel lawsuit against The Washington Post was thrown out of court.

Lezmond Mitchell, the only Native American on federal death row, is being put to death on December 11, 2019, according to the Department of Justice.

A new lawsuit blames the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for encouraging Indigenous resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

As Donald Trump agrees reluctantly to respect the Supreme Court, he follows a long-ago legal victory of the Cherokee Nation.

A bill to repeal a termination-era law that affects citizens of the Spirit Lake Nation is being advanced by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

Leaders of the Ute Tribe and the Yankton Sioux Tribe are calling on fellow Indian nations to oppose an eagle feather petition they say weakens treaty rights and undermines sovereignty.

John Paul Stevens often supported the rights of tribes during his time on the nation's highest court.

Cora White Horse has faced no action so far from the Oglala Sioux Tribe after being accused of distributing prescription drugs.

The Oglala Sioux Tribe is the first Indian nation in South Dakota to recognize same-sex marriages.

The Trump administration has yet to offer comments on bills to address the #MMIW crisis and tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians.

The Trump administration wants to set new barriers for migrants seeking asylum at the southern border.

Legislation to support tribal water rights and repeal outdated federal Indian laws are moving forward on Capitol Hill.

The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on tribal land claims, tribal self-governance, Indian education and Indian policy.

A petition that could lead to major changes in the way eagle feathers are eagle parts are handled by the federal government has generated significant controversy.

With deportation sweeps expected to start in major cities and footage of migrant families held in what critics call 'deplorable' conditions at the border, immigration rhetoric heated up on Capitol Hill.

Rosenda Strong, a Native mother of four, went missing on the Yakama Nation in October 2018.

The backers of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline are seeking to double operations in North Dakota.

A five-year-old girl from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe died after being swept away in a creek on the reservation.

Riley Briones, Jr. was only 17 years old when he was accused of leading a gang that 'terrorized' the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

Manny Red Bear taught the Lakota language for 25 years until his contract was terminated by the Bureau of Indian Education.

It's still anyone's guess why the nation's highest court postponed a decision in one of the most consequential Indian law cases in recent history.