The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Reservation Restoration Act.

A bill to return nearly 12,000 acres to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe is getting its first hearing this week.

The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians is getting closer to securing a permanent homeland for its people.

The Navajo Nation has come up a pointed argument against the Trump administration's reorganization of the Department of the Interior.

The nation's highest court has opened the door for states to impose taxes on internet sales, a major development that further encroaches on tribal efforts to expand their economies.

The Supreme Court is almost finished with its current term, one in which Indian Country fared surprisingly well. But the drama isn't over yet.


A record number of Native Americans, including Native women, are seeking seats in the U.S. Congress. Here are the active candidates.

Two tribes have lost a legal challenge to the Keystone XL Pipeline as others try a new approach in hopes of blocking the controversial project.

A controversial bill to strip the Bureau of Indian Affairs of its federal recognition powers has just gotten more messy.

Bills to address blood quantum in Oklahoma, tribal recognition and the Indian Health Service are taking a step forward on Capitol Hill.

Another tribal homelands bill is moving forward on Capitol Hill after years of bitter battles in California.

After keeping Indian Country in the dark for more than a year, the Trump administration is ready to consult with tribes about a dramatic reorganization.

The House Committee on Natural Resources is due to advance three Indian bills at a markup session on Capitol Hill.

Another day, another mysterious departure in the Trump administration, this time the director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Newly disclosed figures show Indian Country is losing ground when into comes to land-into-trust in the Trump era.

After years of work in California and on Capitol Hill, two tribes are finally getting another chance to present their homelands bills.

Tribes are making the federal government get out of the way when it comes to leasing on their homelands.

The tribal self-governance program, a key development in the self-determination era, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with some achievements.

When it comes to tribal homelands, the Senate has some catching up to do with the House.

With land-into-trust in limbo under the Trump administration, tribes continue to turn to allies on Capitol Hill for assistance.

Here we go again. The Trump administration is defending cuts to Indian Country programs amid bipartisan fire from Congress.

A natural gas pipeline continues to operate illegally on Indian land in Oklahoma, a year after a federal judge ordered it to be removed.

Lawmakers from both parties are rebuking the Trump administration's budget cuts with the release of a $1.3 trillion spending bill that includes increases for Indian Country.

It's a snow day in the nation's capital, with the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs taking a break due to inclement weather.

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians is seeking to restore more of its homelands in Michigan.

The Trump administration is asking tribes about easing burdens in environmental reviews even as it seeks to add more hurdles in other areas.

The Red Lake Nation pulled out of a land swap with an energy company amid concerns that the deal would be held up in Washington, D.C.

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation are getting a second shot at the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

The Department of the Interior has embarked upon changes to Federal Indian policy that could negatively impact our tribal nations for generations to come.

Two tribal land bills are getting their first hearing in the 115th Congress.

A bill to return ancestral lands in Tennessee to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is moving forward in the 115th Congress.

The White Mountain Apache Tribe can sue the federal government for mismanaging its trust funds all the way back to 1946, a federal judge said in a ruling with major implications for Indian Country.

Another tribal homelands bill is taking a big step forward in the 115th Congress this week.

Jim Gray won’t forget. His parents made sure of that, naming him for a great-grandfather who fell victim to greed and racism, along with so many Osage people.

Secretary Ryan Zinke is seeking 'bipartisan' support for a major reorganization at the Department of the Interior that will impact Indian Country.

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is seeing strong support for a bill to restore some of its ancestral lands in Tennessee.

Less than a month after securing his first Indian legislative achievement, President Donald Trump has signed a second tribal bill into law.