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President Donald Trump has elevated a new champion for Indian Country to the Supreme Court.
Since opening in 2015, HeSapa Enterprises has steadily grown in size and services provided to customers
With employment and economic opportunities growing, the Winnebago Tribe is ready to welcome more people to the reservation.
The Pine Ridge Reservation has been designated an Empowerment Zone, a Promise Zone and an Opportunity Zone.
On the banks of the Missouri River, not far from where Lewis and Clark camped at the start of their long journey, one tribe is exploring new frontiers of its own.
Oklahoma’s rich identity is so closely tied to its Native heritage.
America has plenty of money for corporate welfare and defense contractors. Why so little for tribal citizens?
Telling the Cherokee story – our history, our heritage – is a skill that our people have passed down from one generation to the next.
After a somewhat disappointing start in the Trump era, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs continues to hit the ground running.
Native languages, Native veterans and tribal economic development are the subject of three bills being advanced by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
Federal agents raided the reservation in what leaders of the Winnebago Tribe have called an attack on their sovereignty.
President Rodney Bordeaux of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe highlighted the government shutdown and the Keystone XL Pipeline in his State of the Tribes address.
'Our goal is to create self-sufficiency by getting jobs and opportunity to our local tribal members,' an executive from Ho-Chunk Inc. says.
We hear over and over again that Oglala Lakota County is the poorest in the nation.
The Winnebago Tribe's economic development corporation is challenging the state of Nebraska.
A nearly 200-year-old ban on the manufacture of liquor on tribal lands has been repealed by Congress.
The Winnebago Tribe's economic development corporation is battling the state of Nebraska in federal court.
The Republican-controlled Congress continues to play catch-up when it comes to Indian Country's agenda in the Trump era.
Republican Kevin Stitt came through in Oklahoma while Democrat Paulette Jordan fell short in Idaho.
I wholeheartedly endorse Dr. Gavin Clarkson, an enrolled tribal member, for New Mexico Secretary of State.
Should states and counties be able to tax businesses in Indian Country? One federal judge says yes.
The Oglala Sioux Tribe has wasted so many opportunities that it is almost impossible to list them all.
The Winnebago Tribe is continuing its march toward self-sustainability in northeast Nebraska.
The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, has a new leader.
Indian Country saw a busy day on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers passing four bills as tribal leaders discussed major issues and controversies.
Not every tribal election offers voters a clear choice, or even a good choice.
The Trump administration has awarded $400,000 in business development grants in Indian Country.
Efforts to save the storied Kah-Nee-Ta Resort and Spa in Oregon have failed.
The Navajo Nation election centers on clean water, purged voter rolls and a fading coal economy.
Native-owned companies have a hard time getting funding and expanding. Two Navajo entrepreneurs want to change that.
The Winnebago Tribe’s efforts improve the health of residents have gotten some significant boosts.
Native voters in South Dakota are making some big decisions in 2018.
Another Indian bill will be crossing President Trump's desk and it's one that seemed doomed just a couple of months ago.
The White Mountain Apache Tribe and two Pueblo tribes benefit from a bill that gained final approval in Congress.
A bill to help the White Mountain Apache Tribe with a water project and two Pueblo tribes with economic development efforts has been revived.
The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs are planning to close a resort on the reservation and elders aren't happy about it.
The economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe stands to lose more than $1 million in property thanks to the federal government.
Tribal economic independence is the long term goal of the Rosebud Economic Development Corporation.
Businesses owned by the Winnebago Tribe must turn over tobacco records to federal authorities, according to a new court ruling.
The nation's highest court has opened the door for states to impose taxes on internet sales, a major development that further encroaches on tribal efforts to expand their economies.
President Donald Trump will soon be getting another Indian bill to sign thanks to bipartisan action on Capitol Hill.
The Oceti Wind Project aims to overcome financial, cultural and bureaucratic barriers to tribal renewable development.
Tribal unemployment rates are more than twice the national average, with some reservations seeing far higher rates.
Indian Country may have been left out of Washington's new tax law but one program is opening up opportunities to tribes.
Patricia Cesspooch, a member of the Hualapai Tribe, has long loved her ancestral land, working to make a living on the Colorado River.
A raid on the Winnebago Tribe's tobacco operations has spawned a new lawsuit in federal court.
The Chickasaw Nation is investing $28.9 million to expand one of its businesses in North Carolina.
The $1.3 trillion spending bill approved by Congress and signed into law last week includes the largest infusion of funds for Indian housing in nearly a decade.
A vestige of a paternalistic era might finally be coming down, leading to more economic development in Indian Country.
Gavin Clarkson knows the value of hard work and education, having learned those lessons from his Choctaw father.
For the Winnebago Tribe, the battle for sovereignty is taking place in a field near a car dealership and on roofs across their reservation.
An online taxation case could hinder economic growth in Indian Country unless the U.S. Supreme Court addresses tribal sovereignty.
The Oglala Sioux Tribe does not now and probably never will know how to operate a business.
A new initiative on the Winnebago Reservation seeks to improve the health of residents in the northeast Nebraska community.
H.R.4506, the Jobs for Tribes Act, promotes entrepreneurship and economic development in Indian Country.
A controversial bill to exempt tribes from federal labor law has been revived on Capitol Hill, sparking divisions between Republicans and Democrats and putting other Indian legislation in doubt.
Recovery from the Great Recession has been slow in much of Arizona, but in Indian Country the pace has been glacial.