Conservative politicians in Montana are vowing to defeat a Medicaid expansion bill sponsored by an Indian lawmaker.
Pueblo and Navajo leaders are testifying about the need to protect ancestral lands 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.
With backing from one of the first Native women in Congress, tribes are calling for a permanent ban on energy development on ancestral territory.
The Trump administration has been one policy disaster after another, according to tribal leaders, and it's about to get even more rocky at the Department of the Interior.
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.
A plan to lease oil and gas drilling rights on nearly a million acres of land near the Te-Moak Tribe of the Western Shoshone illustrates the consistent lack of government consultation with tribes.
A 'landmark' ruling against energy development is being credited to tribes who secured victories in court.
The government post with the most responsibility in Indian Country might soon be filled by a longtime lawyer and lobbyist.
The Navajo Nation’s interest in taking over a coal mine and a generating station has come to an end.
Alaska Natives who are on opposite sides of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are testifying on Capitol Hill.
A bill to block energy development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge exposes a long-running divide among Native peoples in Alaska.
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chair Harold Frazier had an immediate response to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s announcement of bills to kneecap dissent over the Keystone XL Pipeline.
In the 1950s an Indigenous woman could not even hire a lawyer but in 2019 Jody Wilson-Raybould teaches a masters’ class in the rule of law.
Indian Country, like other rural parts of the country, is right in the middle of changing times.
The so-called Green New Deal is here and its policy is the definition of socialism.
Tribal nations are supporting legislation that would impact the route of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Americans deserve better than to foot the bill for the Green New Deal’s reckless, expensive, and unattainable goals.
Citing Standing Rock as a driving force, Democrats in Congress are calling for a Green New Deal to address climate change and other issues.
Fawn Sharp has a message for big oil: Time’s up.
Water protectors from far and wide gathered to celebrate and foster the International Treaty to Protect the Sacred from Tar Sands Projects.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will be hearing arguments in a dispute between the Swinomish Tribe and rail company in Washington state.
It’s important that settlers understand what Unist'ot'en represents in the era of reconciliation currently being promoted by governments in Canada.
'Our goal is to create self-sufficiency by getting jobs and opportunity to our local tribal members,' an executive from Ho-Chunk Inc. says.
Indigenous water protectors and allies have been protesting, suing and, in some cases, doing felony-level direct action, to halt the completion of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is stepping down from the Trump administration following yet another report of pervasive misconduct at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Ground zero in the global battle against climate chaos this week is in Wet'suwet'en territory, in northern British Columbia.
The Trump era hasn't been the greatest for tribes in the lower 48 but it's been a different story for one wealthy Alaska Native corporation.
Two years of Republican control in the nation's capital have resulted in few concrete gains for Indian Country.
News of the federal judge's decision spread quickly across social media in Indian Country.
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.
Energy development revenues in Indian Country topped $1 billion for the first time in four years.
Tribes want a seat at the table in talks over a pipeline that runs through their treaty territory.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is protecting one area of Montana as the Blackfeet Nation calls on him to protect another.
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation residents, who live at the center of oil fracking fields, were among the first critics of the Trump administration's environmental proposals.
A decades-long fight to protect sacred Blackfeet Nation land continues in the federal courts.
The Winnebago Tribe is continuing its march toward self-sustainability in northeast Nebraska.
A controversial coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation is inching closer to closure.
Tribes will ramp up efforts to hold corporations accountable for climate change after the energy industry invested another $5 million to stop their campaign.
The Mohawk people thrived until the need for cheap power led to the destruction of our homelands.
Navajo environmentalists want an aging, coal-fired power plant on their homelands to go away.
Indigenous leaders pulled together a grassroots movement to resist the expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline.
The Navajo Nation election centers on clean water, purged voter rolls and a fading coal economy.
The Kayenta Solar Project is the first large-scale solar farm on the Navajo Nation and the largest tribally owned renewable power plant in the country.
More than 10 years after it was approved, a loan program for tribal energy projects is finally off the ground.
An encampment of protesters is resisting the crude oil industry, whose environmental disasters disproportionately affect the poor and people of color.
A coalition that includes Native advocate groups is suing the Trump administration over an advisory committee they say is stacked in favor of the energy industry.
The Trump administration will allow oil and gas drilling on ancestral territory in New Mexico despite pledges to seek additional views from tribes.
The Trump administration's Alaska agenda is moving forward as Indian Country awaits the arrival of Tara Sweeney in Washington, D.C.
Federal officials mistakenly published confidential information about cliff dwellings, spiritual structures, rock art and other Native sites in Utah.
Construction-related activities show the Keystone XL Pipeline is closer to becoming a reality despite opposition in Indian Country.
Indigenous leaders in Ecuador are celebrating but they might never see the $9.5 billion judgment for pollution in their communities.
The Trump administration has put fossil fuel interests over the planet’s life support system.