Key lawmakers questioned the Trump administration's efforts to address missing and murdered indigenous women – and they weren’t always satisfied with the answers.
The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians can acquire homelands over the objections of a much larger and more politically engaged tribe, a federal appeals court ruled.
After tribal citizens roundly rejected draft permits to provide Black Hills water to a foreign uranium mine project, the Environmental Protection Agency revised the wording for a new comment period.
The Indigenous battles against Keystone XL and Dakota Access have finally emerged as a critical component of the 2020 presidential campaign.
Time is running out for landowners on the Navajo Nation who want to take part in the second round of a $1.9 billion federal program.
The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians do not have a treaty-established reservation in Michigan, a federal judge ruled.


The Mattaponi Tribe is nearly doubling the size of its land holdings in Virginia.

From freeing Indian activist Leonard Peltier to improving Indian health care, the 2020 candidates for president didn't run from the difficult issues at the historic Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum.

With a prominent Indian Country figure as a supporter, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is promising major changes in the federal-tribal relationship.

Native Hawaiians and other Indigenous peoples need more authority in the federal and state project processes that affect them.

The Ute Tribal Business Committee appreciates the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s efforts to establish a new policy promoting the direct collection of eagle feathers found on tribal lands.

Urban Indian patients are suing the federal government to ensure their care remains in the hands of the Indian Health Service.

Bald and golden eagle remains that are found in Indian Country will be able to stay there under a new policy adopted by the federal government.

Tribal leaders and advocates celebrated after an appeals court rebuffed opponents of the Indian Child Welfare Act in one of the most contentious cases in recent history.

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.

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 Prairie Island Indian Community continues efforts to provide a safe and stable homeland for its people.

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

As the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates hit the stage for their second round of debates, some of the hopefuls are sitting down with tribal leaders.

The 2020 Democratic presidential field is a crowded one. Some candidates are distinguishing themselves in Indian Country.

A bill to help tribes address the impacts of climate change is up for its first hearing in the 116th Congress.

The Indian Health Service has a trust and treaty responsibility to provide proper health care to tribal members and it continues to fail in its duty.

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.

The $725 million backlog in maintenance at Indian schools is just the tip of the iceberg.

The drama that has been Washington gets a two-year break after the president and leaders in Congress reach a budget deal.

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.

The newly named Oyate Health Center will be serving the Oyate, or the people, in South Dakota.

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

Tribes are supporting legislation to ban energy development on ancestral lands in Arizona and in New Mexico.

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.

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.

Midway through the third year of the Trump presidency, someone is finally dedicated to tribal issues at the White House.

The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is gearing up for more activity following the recent holiday recess.