Some in Indian Country have questioned Sen. Elizabeth Warren's decision to go public with a DNA analysis.
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has to choose a new president and vice president after both officials resigned.
Minnesota's first Native lieutenant governor and her running mate are visiting Indian Country after their historic win on Election Day.
The 116th Congress has yet to begin but the two Native women who won their historic campaigns are already casting a key vote.
Ella Robertson has made history as the second woman in Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate history to win election as chair.
Now that the election is over, let’s take a tour through Indian Country’s data landscape.
Troy Heinert, a citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, will be leading Democrats in the South Dakota Senate.
Two years of Republican control in the nation's capital have resulted in few concrete gains for Indian Country.
November 6 was a good day for Indian candidates, Democrats and Republicans, in South Dakota.
When Native voters show up to the polls, they’ve shown significant political power.
Chairperson Aaron Payment of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe will be helping Dana Nessel prepare to serve as Michigan's Attorney General.
Julian Bear Runner will become one of the youngest candidates to win the presidency of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Political pundits credit Democrat Kyrsten Sinema for appealing to moderate and independent voters in her successful run for U.S. Senate.
Hate crimes against Native Americans increased a whopping 63 percent after Donald Trump took office.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema has defeated Republican Martha McSally in the highly contested race.
While covering the midterms from Minnesota, I couldn't help but feel the pride my mother would have felt had she lived to see this day.
I believe life on the homeland will not evolve until we rid ourselves of this so-called 'constitution' that was shoved down our throats.
Savanna's Act represents a first step to address what Native women are calling an epidemic.
Two candidates. Two victory speeches. But only one of them will end up going to Congress.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema or Republican Martha McSally? Voters still don't know the outcome of a key U.S. Senate race.
It’s an excellent time to refocus our attention on the Indigenous origins of democracy in this country.
The non-Native hold on power in San Juan County, Utah, has finally come to an end.
Mark Fox has won re-election as the leader of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation.
At age 33, Julian Bear Runner was the youngest candidate for president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
It looks like Yvette Herrell, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, won't be joining two other Native women in Congress.
We often assume age and experience matter most when it comes to making wise decisions, or in understanding how the world actually operates.
The Senate race between Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally remained too close to call. But results from Arizona are expected soon.
Two candidates who ran as a team are serving as chair and vice chair of the Yurok Tribe.
The power of the Native vote is on display as Democrat Jon Tester survived a near-fatal blow in the heart of Trump country.
Peggy Flanagan, a citizen of the White Earth Nation, will be the first Native lieutenant governor of Minnesota.
Republican Kevin Stitt came through in Oklahoma while Democrat Paulette Jordan fell short in Idaho.
The Navajo Nation has gone through another unusual election cycle.
Sharice Davids in Kansas and Deb Haaland in New Mexico became the first Native women elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Election Day is finally here and Native candidates across the nation are hoping to secure victory at the polls in what has become a landmark year for the Native vote.
In what is being called the Year of the Woman, more and more women are running for public office.
There are a hundred-plus Native American candidates running for office. More than half are women.
Rodney Butler will serve another term as chairman of the Connecticut-based tribe.
Debra Call, a Democrat, fears the lives of Native citizens in Alaska will be put at risk if her Republican opponent wins on November 6.
Heidi Heitkamp, Democrat from North Dakota, stands up for Native American women.
My grandfather's vote would have mattered. My vote matters. Your vote matters.
Eight tribes based in southern California have spent more than $160 million on politicians and political campaigns in the last decade.
Citizens of the Crow Tribe are mobilizing after their leader endorsed Republican Matt Rosendale in a closely-watched Senate race.
Maggie Ross is among the record numbers of Native women who are seeking a voice in the political system.
Native voters are continuing to fight the state of North Dakota's restrictive voter identification law.
Democrats have had many opportunities to be true allies to indigenous people. Instead, they have saved their anger for when it suited their needs.
After an eleventh-hour decision that could disqualify many Native American voters, tribal governments find their own solutions.
In 2018, more is at stake than a vote against President Trump.
Native candidates are bringing something new to the larger national discourse.
Native voters in North and South Dakota embrace the value of their vote since Standing Rock.
I wholeheartedly endorse Dr. Gavin Clarkson, an enrolled tribal member, for New Mexico Secretary of State.
Indian Country leaders and advocates continue to express optimism that not one but two Native women will soon be walking the halls of Congress.
Elizabeth Warren's decision to release the results of a DNA analysis was a political ploy.
Native voters have low participation rates in federal and state elections, but the problem isn't apathy.
When thousands of Alaska Natives gathered for two major conferences, they had no idea they would be witnessing history.
Alaska's new lieutenant governor, a prominent Native citizen, delivered a triumphant keynote after a political shakeup at the state level.
Elizabeth Warren is welcome anytime on the Mohawk territory of Akwesasne.
A campaign ad featuring the names of survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and rape has Sen. Heidi Heitkamp on the defensive.
We cannot afford to lose the voice of Elizabeth Warren, but we also cannot allow a foul-mouthed bigot to continue to hurl childish insults at her with name-calling.