The share paid by the National Park Service ran more than the entire budget for the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
The Trump administration is diverting funds from the agency in charge of Native ancestors and artifacts to pay for a Fourth of July spectacle.
The nation's highest court made Indian Country wait a really, really long time for a decision in one of most consequential cases in recent history.
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is battling the Trump administration in a lawsuit that will stay in the nation's capital.
The Trump administration came under fire for showing up unprepared to a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs despite being notified a month ago.
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.
Is newly-confirmed Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt about to present a nice gift to his home state of Colorado?
In the first two years of the Trump presidency, complaints of wrongdoing, corruption, fraud and misuse of funds increased 16 percent at the agency with the most responsibilities in Indian Country.
A superintendent at a Bureau of Indian Education school was terminated for sexual harassment after several women came forward.
A bill to protect Native women from violence and address the #MMIW crisis has stalled on Capitol Hill.
A bill that recognizes the removal and resilience of the Ponca people is seeing movement in the 116th Congress.
Should the federal government stop issuing Certificates of Degree of Indian Blood?
The Navajo Nation citizen spent more than 20 years telling the stories of Native people.
The men and women of our law enforcement put their lives on the line each day to protect our families and our communities.
Jefferson Keel is stepping down as Lieutenant Governor of the Chickasaw Nation but he won't be going far from his people.
The Trump administration claims its controversial reorganization won't apply to Indian Country. But tribes are still being affected by it.
The silent crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women is wreaking havoc on our families and our communities.
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney, and her new boss, Secretary David Bernhardt, are on Capitol Hill to talk about the Trump administration's budget.
Tribes and lawmakers support forward funding for Indian Country but the Trump administration is not on board.
Lawmakers heard competing views about the controversial initiative. One from a tribal leader. The other from the Trump administration.
With the help of a tribal leader and maybe the Trump administration, a House subcommittee will try to get to the bottom of a reorganization at the Department of the Interior.
It's been a year since the Trump administration mysteriously disappeared the director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Nearly two decades after the first executive order on tribal consultation, the federal government is still struggling to meet their trust and treaty responsibilities.
After two losses at the polls, Gavin Clarkson is back in the race in New Mexico.
Tribes, Democrats and watchdog groups are paying close attention to David Bernhardt, derided by some as a creature of Washington's swamp.
With David Bernhardt at the helm, the Department of the Interior has been one disaster after another, tribes and their advocates assert.
A hearing on community development in Indian Country turned into an apology tour for the Trump administration as a slate of officials were forced to explain why they turned in their testimony late.
The Trump administration has put a loan guarantee program at the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the chopping block.
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney made her first appearance before Congress and had to apologize for being late with her testimony.
With backing from one of the first Native women in Congress, tribes are calling for a permanent ban on energy development on ancestral territory.
The Trump administration has been one policy disaster after another, according to tribal leaders, and it's about to get even more rocky at the Department of the Interior.
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is facing political pressure regarding the treatment of its Freedmen.
The government post with the most responsibility in Indian Country might soon be filled by a longtime lawyer and lobbyist.
Alaska Natives who are on opposite sides of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are testifying on Capitol Hill.
A bill to block energy development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge exposes a long-running divide among Native peoples in Alaska.
A closely watched court case will determine whether the Indian Child Welfare Act lives to see another day.
The House Committee on Appropriations continued an annual tradition by inviting Indian Country leaders to share their funding priorities with key members of Congress.
More than 3,000 landowners on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation have received more than $35 million in offers for their fractional interests.
The embattled leader of the Haskell Indian Nations University has been removed from her position at the federally-operated tribal college but won't be going far.
'This is Indian land,' tribal leaders were told. But does the Trump administration believe it?
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.
With one figure forced out under a cloud, the official tapped to lead the Department of the Interior is promising a new era of relations with Indian Country.
With key Trump officials in the audience, the nation's largest and oldest inter-tribal advocacy group opened a historic week in Washington with a stinging rebuke of the president and his policies.
The Indian Child Welfare Act is under attack and tribes are pushing back after conservative and Christian groups joined the battle.
David Bernhardt is a familiar figure in Indian Country, having served at the Department of the Interior in the George W. Bush era.
Native languages, Native veterans and tribal economic development are the subject of three bills being advanced by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
A divided Congress and an unpredictable president spell trouble for tribes and their advocates.