Fawn Sharp grew up steeped in the tribal activist culture of the Pacific Northwest.
Partisan presidential politics are affecting Indian Country's legislative agenda.
Funding for the popular Johnson O'Malley Program might actually increase thanks to a new count of Indian students.
The ethically challenged acting director of the Bureau of Land Management made a tense appearance at the Society of Environmental Journalists conference to discuss his radical record.
Democrats on Capitol Hill are vowing to secure permanent protections for ancestral tribal territory after winning initial passage of legislation to stop energy development on sacred lands in two states.
Tribal leaders are still paying close attention to the nation's highest court despite a slowdown in cases affecting Indian Country's interests.


A bill to provide a safe and stable homeland for the Prairie Island Indian Community has been introduced in the 116th Congress.

The diminished power of the Trump administration's face of Indian Affairs was on strong display as tribal leaders opened one of their biggest meetings of the year.

The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on two tribal bills.

The University of Wyoming College of Law is hosting two public events focusing on water contamination on one reservation and and a treaty rights case recently decided by the Supreme Court.

With a growing number of communities celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day, another Democratic presidential candidate announced plans to improve the government's relationship with the first Americans.

'The false religious doctrine of Christian discovery was used by the United States to perpetuate crimes of genocide and forced displacement against Native Peoples.'

So what's going on with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation case? No one knows.

All of Indian Country is waiting on the U.S. Supreme Court to do what is morally and legally right.

A federal jury convicted former Indian Health Service pediatrician Stanley Patrick Weber of all 11 criminal counts for sexually abusing four boys on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

After more than 17 years of litigation through three presidential administrations, the Quapaw Nation has emerged victorious in court.

Leaders of the Navajo Nation are eager to show how uranium mining continues to affect their people as they host a key member of Congress.

The Cherokee people have spent generations surviving and persevering through a series of federal policies that conspire to destroy our government, break up our families and relegate our people to the pages of history.

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Fort Belknap Indian Community are defending their treaty rights against the Trump administration's push for the Keystone XL Pipeline.

One of the first Native women in Congress and a 2020 candidate for president, have teamed up on a comprehensive Indian Country legislative proposal.

Steve Bullock, a Democratic candidate for president, sat down with Indian Country Today for a wide-ranging interview, the first of its kind for a Native newsroom.

The federal government has treaty and trust responsibilities to tribal governments, including the protection of tribal cultural resources.

Does the Trump administration support funding the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service ahead of time?

A bill that would help tribes address the effects of climate change in coastal areas is advancing for the first time.

Every tribe has one treasure it must protect from plunder, a treasure that dwarfs all other treasures combined — tribal sovereignty.

A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to fund the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education and the Indian Health Service ahead of time.

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the Fort Belknap Indian Community are fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline in court.

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.