Members of a once powerful family of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians admitted to stealing nearly $5 million from their tribe.
Cafe Ohlone, a restaurant serving contemporary Native cuisine, continues to earn accolades for its unique approach to Indigenous food.
Federal recognition, tribal homelands and compensation for Native Americans exposed to uranium await further action in the nation's capital.
Gaylen D. Lee, an elder and historian from the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians, was killed at his home in California.
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians announced a major development on tribal land in downtown Palm Springs, California.
It looks like the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians is getting back into the disenrollment game.
A bill to improve aging roads and bridges in Indian Country and another to correct a failing of the disastrous tribal termination era are advancing on Capitol Hill.
A Truth and Healing Council in California aims to ensure no one forgets about the genocide of Native peoples.
Bills to address aging roads and bridges in Indian Country and to correct a failing of the tribal termination era are moving forward on Capitol Hill.
Veterans of the 1969 occupation of Alcatraz Island will return to the site of the historic takeover.
Legislation to protect ancestral and sacred tribal lands is gaining steam on Capitol Hill.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on tribal homelands and tribal treaty bills.
Land bills for tribes in California, Minnesota and Washington, plus a bill affecting a disputed treaty in Oregon, are on the Capitol Hill agenda.
Native Americans and Indigenous people are well represented in The Advocate magazine's annual list of 'Champions of Pride.'
Activists are calling for the removal of a mural at a public high school in California. Two professors say it should stay up.
I’m seeking out the histories and communities that existed before Route 66 and that survive still today.
The Sogorea Te Land Trust is working to create an alternative land base for Indigenous people in California’s East Bay.
A small group of Republicans are going on record as opponents of tribal legislation.
Democrats have proven time and again that they have no interest in securing our southern border and protecting American citizens.
Tribes, Democrats and watchdog groups are paying close attention to David Bernhardt, derided by some as a creature of Washington's swamp.
Life was already difficult for Native Americans who live along – and across – the border even before President Donald Trump declared a national emergency.
Many tribes still lack legal recognition and struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and the environment.
Democrats and watchdog groups are calling for an investigation into David Bernhardt, who has been tapped to lead the Department of the Interior by President Trump.
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is strengthening its relationship with the Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.
Sixteen states have filed suit against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration last week though Arizona and Texas aren’t among them.
Immigration advocates and environmentalists say the real crisis is the border wall the president wants to build.
When he was 13, Bobby Von Martin lived in a hotel known by some as a drug den.
A battle to save the Indian Child Welfare Act is shaping up to be one of the most consequential court cases in recent history.
Legendary Native leaders Henry and Elizabeth Cloud are the focus of a new book authored by their youngest grandchild.
I want us to go humbly to the very people our culture tried to exterminate to listen to what they can teach us.
Republicans are supporting President Donald Trump's renewed demands for a border wall after tear gas was used on migrants at a busy port of entry.
The Trump administration has issued its first federal recognition decision and the news isn't looking good for the Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation.
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is helping Native students achieve their dreams.
Added to the long list of missing and murdered indigenous women is Angela McConnell, found brutally killed on September 7.
The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians is helping victims of the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history
Two candidates who ran as a team are serving as chair and vice chair of the Yurok Tribe.
Eight tribes based in southern California have spent more than $160 million on politicians and political campaigns in the last decade.
Further erosion to the Indian Child Welfare Act is an affront to our culture, our families and our self-determination.
I know we were never living in a postracial paradise. But I still have hope for a society that cares for us all.
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians is once again helping Native students fulfill their educational dreams.
The Northern Cherokee Nation isn't considered legitimate but federal contracting officials apparently don't care.
Authorities in California said they eradicated 233 marijuana plants and confiscated 100 pounds of dried cannabis from a home on the reservation.
Opposition in Indian Country wasn't enough to derail President Trump's controversial nominee to the Supreme Court.
The Indian Child Welfare Act remains under attack across the nation but tribes in one state are working to ensure they have a voice.
The Yurok Tribe is buying back ancestral lands, rebuilding its economy and becoming more self-sufficient.
With a high-stakes nomination in doubt, the Supreme Court is preparing for a term that's already going to be a busy one for tribal interests.
We have survived and now we are searching through science and our ancestors for means to healthy lives, families and communities.
The genocidal legacy of Junípero Serra, who was the founder of the brutal Indian mission system in California, continues to be examined.
Two Native authors, including one who has won widespread praise for his debut work, are among the finalists for the National Book Award.
Tommy Orange is earning critical praise for his debut novel about urban Indians.
The cards continue to fall into place for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, whose homelands have long been the subject of controversy.
Residents of the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Reservation remain under an evacuation order after a fire forced some from their homes.