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.
For the thousands of migrants showing up at the U.S.-Mexico border, health care is nearly impossible to afford.
When big cats cross from one country into another, they can fall victim to wildlife traffickers, drug cartels, highways and more emerging threats.
'The battle continues, I am not surrendering,' disgraced sheriff Joe Arpaio said.
Arizona isn’t known as a big oil producing state, like Texas and North Dakota, but what oil is produced here is on Navajo land.
Democrats have proven time and again that they have no interest in securing our southern border and protecting American citizens.
The number of police shootings in Arizona's largest city jumped from an average of 21 a year to 44 in 2018.
Federal officials have dropped off nearly 1,300 migrants in the city of Yuma, Arizona.
Officials and experts are exploring a vexing question about the revolving bars of the criminal justice system: How can we stop people from ending back in prison?
Tribes played a critical role in the negotiation of a multi-state drought plan that is about to become law.
Lower vaccination rates are putting Arizona at risk for an outbreak of measles, mumps and other preventable diseases.
Another day, another push by the Trump administration to focus on the U.S. border with Mexico.
The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan is a multi-state and multi-tribe agreement.
To the list of issues affecting education, Gila River Indian Community Gov. Stephen Roe Lewis would add a new problem: deteriorating roads.
Fighting opioid addiction always is tough, but it’s even tougher for rural residents who live miles from treatment clinics.
This summer ICT will open a newsroom at the Walter Cronkite School at Arizona State University in Phoenix.
'We’ll keep it closed for a long time, I’m not playing games,' the president said.
'They’re going to find a way regardless. They’re going to get in here.'
Amid a symbolic vote on Capitol Hill, the Trump administration's ban on transgender military service is moving forward.