When will the longest government shutdown in history end? Tribes are waiting for a thaw in Washington.
A former Indian Health Service pediatrician has been convicted of abusing boys on the Blackfeet Nation.
Tribal treaties with 'bad men' provisions are being invoked in abuse and other cases across Indian Country.
Federal law enforcement officials have admitted a 'problem' exists in Indian Country -- too many people go missing and are murdered every year.
A study that looks at the health effects of stress has been published in the Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.
Congress went on break last week but not before sending another pro-tribal bill to President Donald Trump.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is protecting one area of Montana as the Blackfeet Nation calls on him to protect another.
Many Native American communities are working to save cultural insights and revitalize their languages.
A decades-long fight to protect sacred Blackfeet Nation land continues in the federal courts.
Historically, Native American tribes have struggled to explain why certain landscapes are sacred for them.
The Blackfeet Nation is accusing federal prosecutors of failing to take action against drug dealers.
Four students who died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania are being returned to their tribal families.
Colonial contact brought foreign food and disease to tribal nations but a digital generation is reconnecting with tradition.
The Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council has welcomed a new member from the north.
A $10,000 reward is being offered in connection with the disappearance of 20-year-old Ashley Loring.
Citizens of the Blackfeet Nation will be exercising their treaty rights during a bison hunt next week.
President Donald Trump is being urged to consider a national monument on ancestral Blackfeet Nation land in Montana.
Even as he suggests reducing the boundaries of one national monument held sacred by tribes, Secretary Ryan Zinke of the Department of the Interior is urging stronger protections for lands in his home state of Montana.
The Blackfeet Nation has settled a long-running dispute with a troubled community on the reservation in Montana.
Tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada are calling for place name changes at Yellowstone National Park.
The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations brought more than $156 million to the Blackfeet Nation, with additional offers anticipated as the initiative winds down.
The Blackfeet Nation has secured a $100,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security to assist with border protection efforts.
Secretary Ryan Zinke of the Department of the Interior is sounding like his Obama administration predecessor when it comes to development on certain federal lands.
The late Elouise Cobell was awarded the nation's highest civilian honor for efforts to hold the federal government accountable to hundreds of thousands of tribal citizens.
Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder of Facebook, is visiting Native communities. Is that good? Gyasi Ross has more on Indian Country Media Network.
Carlson Relay defeated three other Indian relay racing teams at the Calgary Stampede event in Alberta, Canada.
The Blackfeet Nation's governing structure will be staying the same after voters rejected an overhaul of the tribe's constitution.
Forced assimilation destroyed most nations’ diets, but now Native youth are learning to integrate local foods back into their daily lives.
Lawmakers from both parties are calling on the Trump administration to restore grants that help prepare Indian and low-income students for college.
The agreement confirms and quantifies the tribe's water rights in Montana and authorizes $471 million in investments on the reservation.
The state of Montana and Congress already ratified the deal. Now it's up to tribal voters.
The nine students from Browning High School in Montana spent a week in the nation's capital as part of cultural exchange.
The Badger-Two Medicine Area is now completely protected from oil and gas drilling.
Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Montana) has supported tribes on water rights, federal recognition, sovereignty and other matters.
The critically-acclaimed documentary about the late Elouise Cobell is garnering more notice.
The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act includes one repatriation provision, two major infrastructure packages, three land-into-trust acquisitions and four water settlements.
Tribes have been having trouble getting water settlements through Congress but those hurdles posed no problems for the Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation.
After 35 years of fighting for the cancellation of nearly 50 oil and gas leases, Montana’s Blackfeet tribe scored an unexpected victory when Devon Energy voluntarily backed out of their claims.
The Native American Community Development Corporation Financial Services will act as an intermediary to help individual Indians purchase fractional land interests.
The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations finally comes to the reservation where the late Elouise Cobell launched her landmark trust fund lawsuit.
'With Blackfeet leaders in ceremonial headdress, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell canceled 15 energy exploration leases in the Badger-Two Medicine Area.'
Drilling on sacred Blackfeet Nation land in Montana and protections for Bears Ears in Utah are at stake.
It's turning out to be a banner week for the Montana tribe despite uncertainty in the political climate.
Lawmakers are back in Washington, D.C., after an extended election break and time is running out for Indian Country to advance its agenda.
The Obama administration canceled a lease in an area next to the Montana tribe's reservation.
A settlement for the Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation is close to becoming law even though it has never been put to a hearing.
The Water Resources Development Act includes a slew of pro-tribal provisions but doesn't address the current crisis at Standing Rock.
It's easy for some developers to exploit Indian landowners due to lack of oversight by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
We need politicians to answer questions (even with short answers) in every congressional district with tribal communities.
The proposed constitution does not address enrollment at all but critics are worried about potential changes down the line.
The tribal council in its current form would no longer exist under a new constitution that's being considered on the Montana reservation.
Some 63 percent of the teachers in a school district on the reservation identify as Blackfeet.
Cheryl Little Dog is admitting that she harbored a fugitive in her home on the reservation and lied to federal agents about his whereabouts.
The Montana tribe celebrated when the Interior Department canceled an energy lease in the Badger-Two Medicine Area but litigation is still pending in federal court.
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) is pushing President Barack Obama to award the medal to the Blackfeet Nation woman who was the lead plaintiff in the landmark Indian trust fund lawsuit.
Chairman Harry Barnes signed a cooperative agreement with the Interior Department to help facilitate purchases of fractionated interests from willing individual Indian landowners.
Chairman Harry Barnes will help announce a milestone for the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
The Blackfeet Nation is putting the Northern Tribes Buffalo treaty into action.
On the subzero morning of Jan. 23, 1870, Major Eugene Baker led his troops into a Piegan village on the Marias River.
The battle to protect the Badger-Two Medicine Area in Montana isn't over as 17 oil and gas leases remain.