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When thousands of Alaska Natives gathered for two major conferences, they had no idea they would be witnessing history.
Alaska's new lieutenant governor, a prominent Native citizen, delivered a triumphant keynote after a political shakeup at the state level.
Elders and youth focused on ways to ease divisions among men, women and two-spirit people as the First Alaskans Institute wrapped up its annual conference.
From preserving their languages to learning about tattooing, Native youth are keeping their heritage alive.
The National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers is searching for a new leader following the departure of its long-serving president.
We cannot afford to lose the voice of Elizabeth Warren, but we also cannot allow a foul-mouthed bigot to continue to hurl childish insults at her.
Elizabeth Warren is welcome anytime on the Mohawk territory of Akwesasne.
Alaska's political world was rocked with the sudden resignation of Byron Mallott, the state's Native lieutenant governor.
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has often made history, but this week, we find ourselves in a new jam.
Inadequate funding for the Indian Health Service hinders treatment and addiction programs for expecting mothers in tribal communities.
Concrete actions are needed to address the harmful effects of the residential school era.
A campaign ad featuring the names of survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and rape has Sen. Heidi Heitkamp on the defensive.
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is firing back at the Trump administration as plans for a new casino remain in limbo.
The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is working with the Chickasaw Nation on a long-awaited casino.
Thousands are attending the 35th annual Elders and Youth Conference, hosted by the First Alaskans Institute.
Tara Sweeney, the new Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs for the Trump administration, is back home in Alaska.
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians is once again helping Native students fulfill their educational dreams.
Some states are seeing how far they can go in disenfranchising certain voters, including Native American ones.
E-cigarette use among youth has reached 'epidemic proportion,' according to the head of the Food and Drug Administration.
Authorities are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting outside of the casino owned by the Puyallup Tribe.
The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe continues to face vehement opposition to a proposed casino.
Two tribes are working together in hopes of legalizing casinos in Arkansas..
Is Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) really Native American? Her campaign says DNA results prove she is.
Congress went on break last week but not before sending another pro-tribal bill to President Donald Trump.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation and the state of Oklahoma have been at odds over sales taxes at tribally-owned businesses.
The National Indian Education Association is undergoing significant change as it approaches its 50th anniversary.
Back in 1998 and 1999 something happened to cause the deaths of so many homeless and Native American men.
This might be the most powerful idea in this election year, a political network of Native women.
The recently confirmed Supreme Court justice was heavily opposed by Indigenous leaders.
Tribes want a seat at the table in talks over a pipeline that runs through their treaty territory.
Must governments in Canada consult with Indigenous communities prior to adopting legislation that could affect their rights?
The Northern Cherokee Nation isn't considered legitimate but federal contracting officials apparently don't care.
The current understanding of 'hate groups' excludes those who undermine tribal rights and sovereignty.
Stacy Phelps, a citizen of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, has been cleared by a jury in connection with an Indian education funding scandal.
Authorities in California said they eradicated 233 marijuana plants and confiscated 100 pounds of dried cannabis from a home on the reservation.
Is Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke about to say sayonara to Indian Country?
The leader of the country's largest inter-tribal organization is defending the handling of sexual harassment allegations.
Oral arguments in a closely-watched reservation boundary case take place on November 27.
Thousands of Native voters in North Dakota will be disenfranchised ahead of a critical election unless they take action to protect their rights.
The two candidates seeking to lead one of the largest tribes in the nation come from opposite ends of the spectrum.
A controversial county sheriff who was convicted of racial profiling plans to take his case to the Supreme Court.
Two lawmakers in Nebraska are working to address the crisis of missing and murdered Native women.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is protecting one area of Montana as the Blackfeet Nation calls on him to protect another.
A federal judge struck down the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 as unconstitutional.
Brandon Hobson is among the five finalists for National Book Award in fiction.
Marijuana in Canada presents a serious matter for Natives and particularly for the Mohawks of Akwesasne.
A Kansas Republican unleashed a racist, homophobic attack on Sharice Davids, a Democrat running for U.S. Congress.
A Crow family wants the best offer for the use of their land. Negotiations have turned bitter.
A new report reveals that chronic understaffing at the Indian Health Service denies patients quality care.
New research offers clues to stop the spread of organized hate groups in the United States.
An Indian Country radio station is getting closer to moving into a new home and becoming more financially independent.
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is asking the nation's highest court to correct a sovereign immunity decision.
The Pueblo of Santa Ana will be the first tribe in New Mexico to offer sports betting.
Women who complained about the way they were treated at the National Congress of American Indians often found they weren't believed.
Opposition in Indian Country wasn't enough to derail President Trump's controversial nominee to the Supreme Court.
This big world can be a lonely place if you're just waiting for it to end.
The Choctaw people suffered devastating losses in their history but still found time to help others.
A federal judge's decision to strike down the Indian Child Welfare Act continues to draw strong reactions.
As Cherokees, our elders remain the foundation of our families and communities.
A letter to newspaper publisher Tim Giago led to the Year of Reconciliation and the first Native American Day.
Many Native American communities are working to save cultural insights and revitalize their languages.
Montana State University will receive a major portion of funding to build a state-of-the-art American Indian Hall thanks to a $12 million pledge.
Millions of cans of beer are no longer being sold in a small reservation border town.
The leader of the Crow Tribe is vowing to pay back any misspent federal funds after yet another audit uncovered problems on the reservation.
Gambling revenues dipped slightly at Arizona's tribal casinos in 2016, but those losses were more than offset by a strong jump in non-gaming revenues.
A gaming developer claims it invested nearly $5.4 million in a casino that never got off the ground.
A #MeToo scandal at the nation's largest and oldest inter-tribal advocacy organization is threatening another high-ranking staffer.
Tribes are preparing for a big battle after a federal judge struck down the Indian Child Welfare Act in a case many believe is headed to the Supreme Court.
Should states and counties be able to tax businesses in Indian Country? One federal judge says yes.
Three Native women are seeking seats in the U.S. Congress. This might be the year for all of them.
Republicans in the Senate are moving forward with a final vote on Brett Kavanaugh after receiving the results of an FBI investigation.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will be taking a closer look at violence against Native women.
South Dakota is lucky to have a new generation of tribal leaders who continue to fight day in and day for the communities in which they live.
Tribes have finally been given access to the Trump administration's Dakota Access Pipeline decision but Indian Country is still being kept in the dark.
The Department of Homeland Security was not fully prepared to enforce the Trump administration’s 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy or handle its consequences.
The White Earth Nation is experiencing financial hardships and some tribal leaders are blaming the situation on prior leadership.
The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians is waiting on federal approval for its new Class III gaming compact.
John Dossett is no longer employed at the nation's largest and oldest inter-tribal advocacy organization after being accused of sexual harassment.
The Indian Child Welfare Act remains under attack across the nation but tribes in one state are working to ensure they have a voice.
A citizen of the Cherokee Nation is hoping to become Oklahoma's first Native American governor and already has the endorsement of a key Republican.
Native voters have filed an emergency appeal with the Supreme Court after losing a case affecting their rights in North Dakota.
The Crow Tribe is accused of misusing and mismanaging $12.8 million in federal funds.
Paul Gosar is running for re-election in Arizona but six of his brothers and sisters are endorsing his rival.
A dispute over gaming on Indian allotments in Oklahoma has spawned a messy mix of litigation in tribal and federal court.
The latest issue of Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report is out, showing 3.9 percent growth in tribal revenues.
Patrons can now enter and gamble at the Graton Rancheria without coming into contact with secondhand smoke.
The Trump administration is more than happy to promote drug busts in Indian Country but one tribe is striking back.
The Trump administration announced more than $70 million in school safety grants but fewer than five went to Indian Country.
There are at least 20 congressional districts where the Native Vote tops one percent of potential voters.
Despite continuous underfunding, a new academy is training cadets to protect the Navajo Nation on its own terms.
The Supreme Court has let stand an Obama-era moratorium on new uranium mines on about 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon.
It’s time to treat Indigenous communities with more respect and engage them as collaborators in infrastructure projects.
A federal judge just got around to ruling on an Obama-era restructuring of the Bureau of Indian Education.
The Trump administration has delayed a tribally-owned casino in Connecticut, a move that benefits a non-Indian rival.
2 Morongo Band awards $40 000 in scholarships to Native college students
3 Thousands gather for annual meeting of Alaska Federation of Natives
4 Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe finds itself without leaders
5 New face of Bureau of Indian Affairs returns to Alaska after making history
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Dialysis is a life-saving treatment for those who are in the last stages of kidney failure. At the same time, the process requires a serious commitment of time and expense. It’s like “having a part-time job that makes no money,” said Dr. Mark Unruh, chair of medicine at the University of New Mexico. Many Native Americans who rely on dialysis face the additional burden and expense of living a long distance from any treatment centers. We’ll explore the current state of dialysis treatment and get first-hand accounts of how people work around the hardships.
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