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Nearly two decades after the first executive order on tribal consultation, the federal government is still struggling to meet their trust and treaty responsibilities.
The president repeatedly lied to the country. He lied to Congress.
Tribes played a critical role in the negotiation of a multi-state drought plan that is about to become law.
From 2002 to 2013, the list price of insulin nearly tripled, causing patient out-of-pocket expenses to double.
Another day, another push by the Trump administration to focus on the U.S. border with Mexico.
Apprehensions at the southern border in the first half of fiscal 2019 are almost as high as the total for all of 2018, with the number of families rising more than three times.
With backing from one of the first Native women in Congress, tribes are calling for a permanent ban on energy development on ancestral territory.
As the Rosebud Sioux Tribe celebrated the anniversary of a spirit camp to resist the Keystone XL Pipeline, President Donald Trump took action to impose the project on the people.
After two years and $25 million in taxpayer money, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has finished his investigation of alleged collusion between the Russian government and the campaign of Donald J. Trump.
'We’ll keep it closed for a long time, I’m not playing games,' the president said.
Amid a symbolic vote on Capitol Hill, the Trump administration's ban on transgender military service is moving forward.
The government post with the most responsibility in Indian Country might soon be filled by a longtime lawyer and lobbyist.
An Indian Health Service pediatrician abused young patients on two reservations for years without being held accountable.
Republicans are welcoming the end of a two-year investigation into Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
To make real progress toward tackling our burden of debt, tough decisions and careful solutions are required.
Proportional representation ought to come next -- one that counts Native voices.
It’s no secret that President Donald Trump is not a fan of the late Sen. John McCain, Republican from Arizona.
One U.S. Senate candidate has brought on a tribal citizen to serve as campaign treasurer.
A bill to block energy development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge exposes a long-running divide among Native peoples in Alaska.
Undocumented immigrants can be held without bail, possibly years after they have committed a deportable crime.
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.
Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency, after both chambers of Congress rebuked his border emergency declaration.
Grim facts do not stop the 'blood and soil' nationalists of Donald Trump’s America from feeling victimized.
President Trump's decision to reduce the Bears Ears National Monument is harming tribal sites, members of Congress were told.
But there is growing support for the Indian Health Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs to receive advance funding.
'This is Indian land,' tribal leaders were told. But does the Trump administration believe it?
Representatives of tribal nations, Indian organizations and urban Indian providers from across the U.S. are presenting their funding priorities to Congress.
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 testimony of Donald Trump's personal attorney represents a material change in the relationship between the president and all Americans.
A Trump nominee who has repeatedly advocated against tribal interests is up for a lifetime appointment to a key federal appeals court.
The crisis in Venezuela took a turn for the worse with the deaths of indigenous activists, who were killed when soldiers aligned with the disputed president opened fire on them.
Wounded Knee is among the worst massacres in Native American history.
Sixteen states have filed suit against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration last week though Arizona and Texas aren’t among them.
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.
John Wayne, the actor who rose to fame as an Indian fighter on screen, had some questionable views about the first Americans.
Both sides agree that government shutdowns are bad for the American people, bad for government and bad for policy making.
Immigration advocates and environmentalists say the real crisis is the border wall the president wants to build.
Hundreds gathered outside the White House to protest President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border.
The four Native members of Congress are on opposite sides of the battle over the wall at the U.S. border.
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.
Elizabeth Warren is a brilliant lawyer and an outstanding senator. Whether she is a Cherokee is debatable.
President Rodney Bordeaux of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe is weighing in on a White House tribal listening session that got ugly.
The Trump administration's attempt to reset its troubled relationship with Indian Country got off to a rocky start after one tribe walked out on what was billed as a historic meeting.
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.
A cloud is hanging over the State of Indian Nations and the National Congress of American Indians but it's still looking like a banner week in Washington, D.C.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey unveiled the 'Green New Deal' with goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.
The criminal cases connected to the Dakota Access Pipeline have concluded in North Dakota, two years after the Trump administration gave the final approval for the controversial project.
There is wide recognition that this country is in bad shape in terms of political, intellectual and social leadership, and we know that a diverse public voice is crucial to the health of any democracy.
The Indian Health Service has been without a permanent leader for four years.
After a somewhat disappointing start in the Trump era, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs continues to hit the ground running.
A clear alternative to the prevailing nihilism followed the president’s State of the Union address.