Key lawmakers questioned the Trump administration's efforts to address missing and murdered indigenous women – and they weren’t always satisfied with the answers.
What is the Trump administration doing about missing and murdered Indigenous women? Lawmakers are seeking answers.
The Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum continues to grow as more Democratic candidates reach out to Native voters early in the 2020 election cycle.
Ashlynne Mike was only 11 years old when she was abducted and murdered on the Navajo Nation.
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.
The Trump administration has yet to offer comments on bills to address the #MMIW crisis and tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians.
The Trump administration wants to set new barriers for migrants seeking asylum at the southern border.
The 2020 Census was going forward without a U.S. citizenship question. Until someone tweeted otherwise.
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.
Is the nation's highest court on Indian time? It sure looks like it, judging by the wait for a decision in a highly-anticipated case.
When you litigate, it indeed becomes much harder to legislate.
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.
It only took 194 days for the Supreme Court to issue one sovereignty decision. Where's the other one?
After a blockbuster season in which tribal treaties have been front and center, it looks like the Supreme Court is taking a little break from Indian Country.
It's been more than six months since oral arguments in a closely-watched tribal case but who's counting?
Partisans did not appear to be swayed by a careful recap of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
A bill to protect Native women from violence and address the #MMIW crisis has stalled on Capitol Hill.
It's the Department of Justice's turn to present its budget to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
Every Cherokee woman - every American Indian woman for that matter - has the absolute right to feel safe.
The silent crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women is wreaking havoc on our families and our communities.
The Ramapough Lenape Nation is fighting for its right to use ancestral land for ceremonies and other purposes.
The president repeatedly lied to the country. He lied to Congress.
Adult citizens of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians can use marijuana and grow small amounts under a new law.
The Bay Mills Indian Community is the first tribe in Michigan to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes.
Tribal, federal and state officials are testifying about public safety and drug enforcement at a field hearing in North Dakota.
President Donald Trump has elevated a new champion for Indian Country to the Supreme Court.
The Yakama Nation is celebrating after the tribe's treaty rights were confirmed by the highest court in the land.
Tribal leaders are expressing hope after judges on a federal appeals court questioned the attacks on the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Listen to a federal appeals court debate the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Arguments are taking place in a case that tribes say goes to the very heart of their sovereignty and their relationship with the United States.
Seven non-Indians, including three people in the Philippines, have been indicted for allegedly violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act and other federal laws.
Zachary Bear Heels, 29, died after being repeatedly shocked and punched by police officers in Nebraska.
Sixteen states have filed suit against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration last week though Arizona and Texas aren’t among them.
Critics are concerned that William Barr might interfere with probes of the Trump administration now that he's in charge of the Department of Justice.
Cindy McCain has made unsubstantiated claims about children being trafficked in Indian Country.
Jamie Lee Brave Heart was shot and killed by an Oglala Sioux police officer on June 3, 2016.
The first two Native women in Congress are defending the rights of transgender troops in light of the Trump administration's attempts to restrict their military service.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is stepping down from the Trump administration following yet another report of pervasive misconduct at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Federal law enforcement officials have admitted a 'problem' exists in Indian Country -- too many people go missing and are murdered every year.
Federal law enforcement officials and Native women will be discussing the missing and murdered in Indian Country at a hearing in Washington, D.C.
Native activists are celebrating after a judge blocked certain pre-construction activities on the Keystone XL Pipeline, including work on controversial man camps that are linked to crimes against Native women.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be confronting the 'silent crisis' of the missing and the murdered at a hearing on December 12.
Tribes will have to move quickly to save the Indian Child Welfare Act from being invalidated across the nation.
Oral arguments in a closely-watched treaty rights case take place on January 8, 2019.
A member of Congress called on Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to resign. The response was blistering.
Federal prosecutors in Indian Country declined a third of referred cases in 2017, a quarter of which were sexual assault cases.
The Trump administration's disjointed treatment of Indian Country was on full display as Native American Heritage Month came to a close.
On November 14, 1992, a Native American woman was found murdered in Tucson, and 26 years later her name is still not known.
Sheena Between Lodges, 32, came out of a coma after being severely beaten. She remains under close watch in South Dakota.
A 32-year-old Lakota woman suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten in South Dakota.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is denying any wrongdoing after news of a possible criminal inquiry surfaced in the media.