A treaty promise made to the Blood Tribe in 1877 is the subject of a new settlement.
We are finding a disturbing legacy of sterilization of Indigenous women.
Must governments in Canada consult with Indigenous communities prior to adopting legislation that could affect their rights?
Indigenous leaders pulled together a grassroots movement to resist the expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline.
Inspired by Indigenous storytelling traditions, the Math Catcher Outreach Program attracts youth to the study of mathematics.
The Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council has welcomed a new member from the north.
Nominations for the 60th annual Grammy awards were released on Tuesday, with indigenous musicians again relegated to a single category.
Carlson Relay defeated three other Indian relay racing teams at the Calgary Stampede event in Alberta, Canada.
An employee of Alberta Health Services in Canada has been suspended and a second is being investigated in connection with a racist text message.
Authorities in Alberta, Canada, are investigating the treatment of a Native woman who was incarcerated and kept in shackles even though she was the victim of a sexual assault.
The ceremony takes place in the city where TransCanada, the Canadian firm behind the controversial project, is based.
Non-citizens must pay fees when visiting, working or residing on the reserve in Alberta, Canada.
News of a man who allegedly dismembered a Native woman out in bail has horrified Indigenous women who live in fear of hearing another murdered and missing woman story.
A friend of Dylan Laboucan, 17, and Cory Grey, 19, has been charged in connection with their deaths.
Darrell Moosomin, 54, walked away from the elder who was escorting him at the powwow on the Samson Cree Nation in Alberta.
Dylan Laboucan, 17, and Cory Grey, 19, were planning a future together, family members from the Whitefish Lake First Nation said.
Tamara Crowchief yelled 'I hate white people' before assaulting a non-Native victim in Calgary, Alberta.
Family became worried as temperatures dropped overnight but Meghan emerged unharmed on the Frog Lake First Nation in Alberta.
The Blackfeet Nation is putting the Northern Tribes Buffalo treaty into action.
Jeanette Chief and Violet Heathen both went missing in the same city and both were from the Onion Lake Cree Nation.
Two people died after taking the powerful drug fentanyl at a birthday party on the reserve in March 2015.
The four tribes in Washington say the Trans Mountain pipeline threatens their treaty protected rights and could lead to more oil spills in the Salish Sea.
During World War II, the Canadian government took 55,000 acres for a shooting and bombing practice range.
The tribe has taken a hard stance after 20 people died and 60 overdosed from a dangerous opioid in a six-month period.
The 25-year-old member of the Enoch Cree Nation stood out for focusing on her Native culture.
Leaders of the Blackfoot Confederacy are mounting a vigorous challenge to the US government’s proposed removal of Endangered Species Act protections from the grizzly bear.
I may be pale-skinned, but I honor my traditions through the telling of my people’s stories, by speaking my people’s language and even by creating the traditional art.
The tribe dedicated more law enforcement resources and authorized the distribution of anti-overdose kits on the reserve.
In just six months, 20 people have died and 60 people have overdosed by taking an illicit version of a powerful painkiller.
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe, the Lac du Flambeau Band and the Blood Tribe have all used banishment as an option for dealing with certain people.
As prescription drugs have become harder to obtain and harder to get a high from, opioid addicts have been turning to heroin, both in Indian Country and throughout the nation.
Cindy Gladue was a mother. Cindy Gladue was a daughter. Cindy Gladue was a Cree woman. Cindy Gladue was a human.
Two people died and one overdosed at a birthday party where the drug, known as Oxy 80, was used.
Four more overdoses -- including two that were fatal -- could drive the number up again.
Tribal members believe at least 10 people have overdosed on fentanyl, known on the street as Oxy 80.
There are so many people in Indian country processing the loss of our Blackfoot scholar, philosopher, activist, teacher, ceremonialist, healer, family member and friend, Tatsikiistamik (Middle Bull) Narcisse Blood.
Tribal members believe 10 deaths can be linked to a fake prescription drug.
The Onion Lake Cree Nation filed suit to prevent the government from cutting its funds.
Rachel CrowSpreadingWings is representing herself and will argue that she has a constitutional right to buy and possess eagle parts.
The Buffalo Treaty was signed on the Blackfeet Nation in Montana.
Chief Ron Giesbrecht of the Kwikwetlem First Nation earned nearly $1 million.
Edward Snowshoe, 24, had been kept in solitary confinement for 162 consecutive days.
At one point, band members were receiving more than $10,000 a year.
Energy firm promises to work with Native communities along the route.
The Blood Tribe of Alberta announced drug and firearms charges against six people.
The Catholic Bishops of Alberta and the Northwest Territories apologized for their role in the residential school scandal in Canada.
A Native woman from Alberta, Canada, is set to go to trial for allegedly purchasing eagle feathers for $250.
Lisa Charleyboy reports on ICEIS Rain, the alter-ego of Massey Whiteknife, a successful Native entrepreneur in Alberta.
Steve Russell comments on a political dustup involving musician Neil Young, who performed a series of benefit concerts to help the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation in Alberta fight energy development:
Joe Healy, the director of public works for the Blood Tribe in Alberta, discusses water concerns.
Neil Young will perform four benefit shows in January for the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation in Alberta.
Three teens have been charged in connection with the beating of an elderly man from the Blood Tribe of Alberta.
The Blood Tribe is hosting the first public library on a reserve in Alberta.
Oil companies aren't waiting on the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline to ship their product out of the tar sands of Alberta, Canada.
An elder from the Blood Tribe of Alberta was assaulted over the weekend and police on the reserve are wondering whether gangs had anything to do with it.
Members and leaders of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho are defending their treaty rights in a lawsuit against megaload shipments.
Dustin Twin says young people on his reserve in Canada are turning to suicide and crime.
The Canadian government appears to be placing more emphasis on the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline than previously believed.
The Lens blog of The New York Times interviews photographer Ian Willms about his work on the effects of tar sands development on First Nations in Alberta.
Native people in Canada were used for hunger experiments during the 1940s and 1950s, according to a new study.