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Shifting sands make New Mexico's White Sands National Park a geological wonder, a prehistoric time capsule, and an economic driver for the region.
Once the Ho-Chunk people had vast lands upon which they planted corn, beans and squash and hunted deer and buffalo. Life changed after forced removal.
It is hard enough to do economic development on rural isolated Indian reservations without having falsehoods on top of the fraud.
An economic development corporation on the Pine Ridge Reservation is back in the news in connection with some allegedly fraudulent dealings.
They may have turned out the lights, but the party’s not over at the Navajo Generating Station and its affiliated Kayenta coal mine.
As Native students bounced basketballs and veterans carrying flags lined up for grand entry, a documentary film crew took to the court to honor the late Rick Hill, a leader from the Oneida Nation.
Diplomas in hand, 16 Navajo women became the latest graduating class of Project DreamCatcher, a free business training program that aims to create economic opportunities for female Native entrepreneurs.
Calling the purchase of coal mines 'disrespectful' to the Navajo Nation, President Jonathan Nez is pulling the tribe's financial backing.
Thanks to a union of land cooperatives, people in Puebla have food sovereignty and education in Nahuatl instead of mega-projects and a Walmart.
The diminished power of the Trump administration's face of Indian Affairs was on strong display as tribal leaders opened one of their biggest meetings of the year.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is telling is own story at a new cultural center and museum on the reservation.
Project Reconciliation is a direct response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's call for Indigenous communities 'gain long-term sustainable benefits from economic development projects.'
From Amy Klobuchar's 'I care' moment to Steve Bullock's defense of the Indian Child Welfare Act, here's a recap of what you might have missed.
Nothing has been more important to me than serving the Cherokee people.
Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe, is the majority owner of a modular home building company.
The Winnebago Tribe will soon become the first Indian nation in Nebraska to start planting hemp.
Vital funding happens when our citizens are counted. I challenge all Cherokees to participate in the 2020 Census and make a positive difference.
Native Americans are not chopped liver.
On every reservation there is a visionary, a person who tries to create something new and promising, to protect something old and important.
Discussing money and finances in homes has been a taboo for many generations.
Northeastern Oklahoma is an area with some of the best outcomes for American Indian children in the country.
Small businesses are our lifeline and represent a bright future for tribes in Oklahoma.
Agriculture is big business in Indian Country. So is construction. Both are impacted by Trump's trade war.
Fewer than half the households on tribal lands in Arizona have access to broadband internet, and only one exceeds the state average.
Tribes are paying close attention to a court case that they say will have a major impact on efforts to improve economic conditions in their communities.
An organization focused on increasing energy independence for American Indians is helping to bring light, jobs and new opportunities to tribal communities.
After two losses at the polls, Gavin Clarkson is back in the race in New Mexico.
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.
Over the past 20 years, the courts have validated long-standing claims by First Nations that Canadian governments have systematically ignored and violated the terms of treaties negotiated between 1871 and 1921.
Cherokee Nation Businesses is not just the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, but for all of northeast Oklahoma.
Tribes have been left out of a major part of a new federal tax incentive, with their governments unable to support projects in some of the nation’s poorest areas.
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.