The Mount Graham red squirrel is found only in the Pinaleño Mountains of Arizona, home of a sacred Apache place.
'They are illegally stealing money from our troops,' a Democratic lawmaker said after the Trump administration announced a diversion of $3.6 billion in military funds for the border wall.
Republican-led states are supporting the Trump administration's efforts to end the Dreamers program for young immigrants.
A copper mine opposed by the Tohono O’odham Nation, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and the Hopi Tribe has hit another snag.
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.
Wells Fargo will pay $6.5 million to the Navajo Nation to settle the tribe’s 2017 suit that alleged a history of 'unfair, deceptive, fraudulent and illegal practices' aimed at elders and Dine language speakers.
The last 265 workers at Kayenta Coal Mine are being laid off this month, another step toward the looming closure of the Navajo Generating Station that will bring the loss of hundreds more jobs this winter.
Deaths of despair – the catchall name for deaths from drug overdoses, alcohol and suicide – have seen 'alarming' increases across the country since 2005.
'He no longer belongs to us; he belongs to the ages,' Chairwoman Gwendena Lee-Gatewood said of the legendary Ronnie Lupe.
The wildfire threat has been ever-present this year.
While the debate around clean needle exchange programs continues, one organization works in a legal gray area to help stop the spread of disease.
Ballot tallies could be flown out of the Havasupai Reservation for the 2020 election.
A federal judge has halted plans to begin digging an open-pit copper mine opposed by tribes in Arizona.
Lezmond Mitchell, the only Native American on federal death row, is being put to death on December 11, 2019, according to the Department of Justice.
Five years after a hospital for veterans made headlines for falsifying patient wait time records, officials promoted a 'tremendous transformation.'
'They are telling everyone in this country that it’s ok for people to go hungry,' Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) said after the Trump administration announced tighter food stamp guidelines.
If there was any question that Arizona’s 2020 Senate race would be one of the nation’s hottest, it was answered with an emphatic 'yes.'
Efforts to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump were tabled by an overwhelming vote of Democrats and Republicans.
Pueblo culture is the focus of an annual meeting at Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.
Democratic lawmakers beat back a series of Republican amendments before advancing bills to restrict mining around the Grand Canyon and on tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico.
Land acknowledgment is a recognition of a truth, a kind of verbal memorial that we erect in honor of indigenous peoples.
Tribes are supporting legislation to ban energy development on ancestral lands in Arizona and in New Mexico.
Riley Briones, Jr. was only 17 years old when he was accused of leading a gang that 'terrorized' the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.
Arizona's largest city, known for its high rate of police shootings, continues to roll out body cameras to 2,000 first responders.
Federal recognition, tribal homelands and compensation for Native Americans exposed to uranium await further action in the nation's capital.
There is no question that James McKinney murdered two people in 1991. But should he be put to death for it?
The Teacher Institute program gives educators a better understanding of American Indian history, culture and art.
Including uranium on a list of 'critical minerals' opens the door to expedited mining that will put tribal lands and national parks at risk, lawmakers were told.
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) said he expects 'full vindication' in connection with allegations of a hostile workplace in his office.
One by one, members of the community stepped up to the microphone at the City Council meeting, some trembling and angry.
Undocumented immigrants and their families are being told to start preparing for possible deportation following a tweet from President Donald Trump.
A couple held at police gunpoint after their 4-year-old daughter allegedly shoplifted from a dollar store said officials haven't done enough to make up for the terrifying incident.
Amidst the sweet-smelling smoke of ponderosa pine, wildland firefighters are laboring to maintain – not extinguish – a blaze on federal forest land near the Hopi Reservation.
Undocumented immigration from Mexico has dropped so significantly over a decade that Mexicans no longer make up the majority of those living in the U.S. illegally.
With the Violence Against Women Act mired in partisan politics, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is hoping to turn the focus back to the most vulnerable in Indian Country.
A decision from the nation's highest court could affect as many as 19 death row inmates in Arizona.
The trial of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren ended without a verdict.
The number of migrants apprehended at the southern border surged to 144,278 in May, bringing the total for the first eight months of fiscal 2019 to 676,315, already more than any full year in the last decade.
Can the government be sued for climate change? Native youth are hoping they can.
Tribal and environmental leaders urged lawmakers to protect sacred land by banning mining around the Grand Canyon.
Native Americans and Indigenous people are well represented in The Advocate magazine's annual list of 'Champions of Pride.'
The trial of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren began with the prosecutor asserting that federal authorities are not targeting humanitarian aid along the border with Mexico.
Environmental groups are trying to ban the use of lead shot out of concern for endangered California condors.
Native Americans like Nellie Shirley find it easy to reconcile Christianity with their own spiritual and religious beliefs and traditions.
Hours before the sun will conquer the dark, a light rain falls, burning wood crackles and soft voices drift from a hogan on the Navajo Nation.
A winter storm dumped up to two feet of snow on the Navajo Nation, making roads on much of the reservation impassable.
Crossfire joins the long history of punk and hardcore bands that have spoken out on issues facing their communities.
'People don’t know our history, and sometimes our people don’t even know our own history.'
Indian Country Today is expanding, and a television newscast is on the way.
I’m seeking out the histories and communities that existed before Route 66 and that survive still today.
Three-fourths of Bureau of Indian Affairs roads are unpaved, leaving schools on reservations to spend money on frequent maintenance for the buses that have to travel those roads.
Fewer than half the households on tribal lands in Arizona have access to broadband internet, and only one exceeds the state average.
Four people have died in or near Grand Canyon National Park in the last five weeks, but officials say that isn’t unusual.
Tribes are paying close attention to a court case that they say will have a major impact on efforts to improve economic conditions in their communities.
For 26 years, Freddie Yazzie has driven school buses for a quiet community on the Navajo Nation.
A group of volunteers search for the remains of migrants who died trying to cross the southern U.S. deserts.