The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on tribal land claims, tribal self-governance, Indian education and Indian policy.
Manny Red Bear taught the Lakota language for 25 years until his contract was terminated by the Bureau of Indian Education.
The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal advocacy organization continues to undergo change, with a high-ranking staffer on the way out.
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) said he expects 'full vindication' in connection with allegations of a hostile workplace in his office.
Urban Indians continue to express concerns about a tribal takeover of an Indian Health Service facility.
The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal organization has hired Kevin Allis, Forest County Potawatomi, as its first chief executive officer.
It's been more than six months since oral arguments in a closely-watched tribal case but who's counting?
In the first two years of the Trump presidency, complaints of wrongdoing, corruption, fraud and misuse of funds increased 16 percent at the agency with the most responsibilities in Indian Country.
A superintendent at a Bureau of Indian Education school was terminated for sexual harassment after several women came forward.
Sexual harassment in Indian Country is an inconvenient and deeply uncomfortable truth
The Northern Arapaho Tribe is experiencing some financial difficulties.
An organization focused on increasing energy independence for American Indians is helping to bring light, jobs and new opportunities to tribal communities.
A former Indian Health Service pediatrician who was convicted of sexual abuse and awaits trial on more charges continues to cause headaches for the beleaguered agency.
Community members are calling for the ouster of the interim chief executive officer and the clinical director of the Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas.
It's been a year since the Trump administration mysteriously disappeared the director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will take testimony on bills affecting Indian education, treaty rights and tribal homelands.
'They’re going to find a way regardless. They’re going to get in here.'
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.
An Indian Health Service pediatrician abused young patients on two reservations for years without being held accountable.
The Navajo Nation’s interest in taking over a coal mine and a generating station has come to an end.
Life was already difficult for Native Americans who live along – and across – the border even before President Donald Trump declared a national emergency.
Stanley Patrick Weber worked at the Indian Health Service for two decades before being indicted for abusing young male patients.
The embattled leader of the Haskell Indian Nations University has been removed from her position at the federally-operated tribal college but won't be going far.
Cherokee Nation is a matrilineal tribe, and reverence for women is deeply rooted in our culture.
With employment and economic opportunities growing, the Winnebago Tribe is ready to welcome more people to the reservation.
The National Congress of American Indians has a new director of communications for the first time since the Obama era.
It's been a rocky few months for the National Congress of American Indians.
The longest serving executive director in the history of the National Congress of American Indians is heading out the door after turmoil and turbulence.
Jackie Pata is leaving the National Congress of American Indians after 18 years as executive director.
The so-called Green New Deal is here and its policy is the definition of socialism.
Controversy continues to overshadow the efforts of the National Congress of American Indians to advocate for the needs of tribes and their citizens.
America has plenty of money for corporate welfare and defense contractors. Why so little for tribal citizens?
The St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance distributed more than 100,000 pounds of food during three mobile drives for employees of TSA, Phoenix Indian Medical Center and the Grand Canyon.
There will be a lot of demand from tribes and non-profits to get cash flow restarted to pay for contracts with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service.
Arizona lawmakers welcomed a deal to temporarily reopen the federal government after a five-week partial shutdown, but cautioned that hard work remains to be done to make it stick.
Tribes are growing increasingly alarmed by the never-ending government shutdown that has no solution in sight.
Indian employees are among the thousands forced to work through the shutdown without guarantee of being paid.
How many children are afraid because they know their parents are worried? Or broke. Even hungry.
Indian Country is 26 days into a fight with the Trump administration. One tribe's been struggling even longer.
'Our goal is to create self-sufficiency by getting jobs and opportunity to our local tribal members,' an executive from Ho-Chunk Inc. says.
The Trump administration wants tribes to know that Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney has not been furloughed.
President Donald Trump has promised back pay for furloughed federal workers but not all Republicans agree.
As longest government shutdown continues with no solution in sight, Navajo President Russell Begaye urges U.S. President Donald Trump to end the impasse and fund tribal services.
While thousands of federal workers are going without pay this month, some members of Congress will forgo their salaries during the partial government shutdown.
Zachary Bear Heels, 29, died after being repeatedly shocked and punched by police officers in Nebraska.
Bryan Rice, the former director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, was the subject of multiple harassment complaints.
Although we didn’t have much, at least we were all together as a family that Christmas.
Since the arrival of Tara Sweeney as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, there have been at least five investigations of harassment, misconduct and other questionable behaviors.
The executive director of the National Congress of American Indians remains on leave as the organization continues to experience employee turnover.
A manager at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute had a sexual relationship with a student.
A public school teacher accused of calling one Native student a 'bloody Indian' and cutting the hair of another won't be returning to work.
More than 90 percent of workers in the construction industry are men. A program in Arizona is helping change that.
Some employees and students blame President Venida Chenault for creating an atmosphere of fear at Haskell Indian Nations University.
Tribal members are doing the dirty work and not being compensated, rewarded or acknowledged.