A tweet from the White House hasn't completely derailed Indian Country. But it caused significant damage.
It's the Department of Justice's turn to present its budget to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
Bills affecting Indian education, treaty rights and water rights are moving forward on Capitol Hill.
Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney was at the White House but won't say whether tribal legislation came up before President Trump tweeted about it.
Once again, encapsulated within a 24 word tweet today, President Trump has demonstrated his authentic disrespect and disregard towards Indian Country.
A tweet about Pocahontas spooked Republicans on Capitol Hill. Indian Country was the loser.


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The Trump administration claims its controversial reorganization won't apply to Indian Country. But tribes are still being affected by it.

A panel of federal officials and tribal leaders will talk about the budgets for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service.

Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney, and her new boss, Secretary David Bernhardt, are on Capitol Hill to talk about the Trump administration's budget.

Our project, MappingBack, envisions mapping as a weapon and tactic to resist extractive industries on Indigenous lands.

The Trump administration remains silent on a key issue -- forward funding for tribal programs.

Tribes and lawmakers support forward funding for Indian Country but the Trump administration is not on board.

Lawmakers heard competing views about the controversial initiative. One from a tribal leader. The other from the Trump administration.

A small group of Republicans are going on record as opponents of tribal legislation.

With the help of a tribal leader and maybe the Trump administration, a House subcommittee will try to get to the bottom of a reorganization at the Department of the Interior.

Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney is back on Capitol Hill for her second hearing as the Trump administration's face of Indian policy.

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will take testimony on bills affecting Indian education, treaty rights and tribal homelands.

Lawmakers are getting back to work after an extended recess and their schedule is jam-packed with Indian Country happenings.

The Department of Homeland Security is waiving dozens of environmental, health and other laws to clear the way for construction of border barriers.

Nearly two decades after the first executive order on tribal consultation, the federal government is still struggling to meet their trust and treaty responsibilities.

Tribes, Democrats and watchdog groups are paying close attention to David Bernhardt, derided by some as a creature of Washington's swamp.

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation's sovereign boundaries and the Crow Tribe's treaty rights are at stake before the highest court in the land.

With David Bernhardt at the helm, the Department of the Interior has been one disaster after another, tribes and their advocates assert.

A hearing on community development in Indian Country turned into an apology tour for the Trump administration as a slate of officials were forced to explain why they turned in their testimony late.

The Indian Health Service is back in the spotlight on Capitol Hill as the Trump administration struggles with old and emerging controversies.

It's taken nearly nine months, but Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney is finally ready to testify before Congress.

'The Oglala Sioux Tribe has not ceded one acre of land,' attorney Mario Gonzales asserts.

Lack of water has been killing crops and livestock on the Tohono O’odham Nation and things will only get worse if federal funding is allowed to lapse.

The Trump administration has been one policy disaster after another, according to tribal leaders, and it's about to get even more rocky at the Department of the Interior.

Legislation to correct a disastrous Supreme Court ruling affecting tribal homelands and to improve tribal consultation were aired on Capitol Hill.

A tribal water settlement fund will run out of money in ten years unless Congress takes action.

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is facing political pressure regarding the treatment of its Freedmen.

The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony from tribal leaders and Indian law and policy experts.

Warning of 'devastating effects for Indian Country,' tribes are rebuking the Trump administration for failing to defend the health care promised to their people.

Citizens of state recognized tribes can once again sell their goods in Oklahoma without being fined or imprisoned.

Will Congress finally fix one of the most destructive U.S. Supreme Court decisions?