The Lummi Nation won’t give up until Tokitae, a whale held in captivity since 1970, is back in her ancestral waters.
The Seminole Tribe must pay utility taxes to the state of Florida, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled for a second time.
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.
The Florida man accused of sending more than a dozen pipe bombs to prominent Democrats is not connected to the Seminole Tribe.
The Leonard Peltier Freedom Ride is a 1,500-mile journey for justice for the imprisoned American Indian activist.
A new generation of Indian journalists is taking the Native American Journalists Association into the new world of electronic media.
The Lummi Nation brought a whale totem pole to Florida to call attention to the plight of Tokitae, an orca held in captivity for nearly half a century.
The Miccosukee Tribe is defending its handling of a child welfare case that has drawn national attention.
The Miccosukee Tribe is under fire after taking a newborn from her parents due to allegations of abuse.
Justin Motlow made history as the first citizen of the Seminole Tribe to score a touchdown for Florida State University.
The Seminole Tribe is slowly getting back to normal after its communities were hit by Hurricane Irma.
Justin Motlow made headlines three years ago as the first citizen of the Seminole Tribe to join the football team at Florida State University.
The Miccosukee Tribe can't be sued by two of its former attorneys, an appeals court in Florida ruled.
'It will be bigger than bingo,' Jim Billie said of the marijuana industry in Indian Country.
Tribal leaders didn't think state and federal efforts in the Everglades were effective.
Tribal members say they impeached Chief Matthew Thomas after 20 years in office.
The first woman to serve as Attorney General first gained experience with tribes while growing up in Florida.
Marcellus Osceola Jr., won a special election after former chairman James "Jim" Billie was ousted in late September.
James 'Jim' Billie was previously ousted more than a decade ago but won his way back into tribal politics.
The tribe doesn't think the new standards address the subsistence needs of its people.
My wife Ivy and I traveled south in the middle of these troubled times.
The country is paralyzed by the death grip of the NRA on the private parts of its so-called elected leaders.
H.R.5486, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Land Reaffirmation Act, protects the Alabama tribe from ongoing litigation.
Throughout the shared history of United States government and Native people there are several examples where gun violence resulted in the slaughter of many indigenous people.
Adults who are tolerant, respectful and loving begin as children who are shown and taught tolerance, respect and love
There really are no words to convey the deepest sympathy many of us feel for the family members of these victims.
The development wasn't a major setback since the tribe won a significant ruling before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
David 'Bull Dawg' Michaud is competing for the Titan Fighting welterweight title on June 10.
The tribe had accused attorneys Guy Lewis and Michael Tein of fraud and racketeering but lost.
The Page-Ladson site dates back 14,400 years, forcing scientists to confront their claims about the settlement of the Americas.
Samuel Tommie is accusing the Primate Products facility of keeping monkeys in unhealthy and unsafe conditions.
Litigation involving the state taxation of Indian tribes and associated activities performed on Indian lands has grown in recent years given the increase in the number and scope of for-profit transactions engaged in by Indian tribes and non-Indian businesses.
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals determined that the federal government cannot be sued due to its sovereign immunity.
Elders Bobby C. Billie and Betty Osceola will march for six days along the Tamiami Trail to seek protections for the Miccosukee and Seminole homelands.
Republican real estate mogul Donald Trump won three more states as a rival dropped out. Democrat Hillary Clinton won at least four of five states.
The tribe needed a new leader because former chairman Colley Billie was removed from office last November amid allegations of $82 million in financial mismanagement.
The tribe hadn't seen the document since it was hand-delivered to then-president Dwight D. Eisenhower on March 1, 1954.
Lying in peace becomes more important when it’s your own bones being dredged up. The ownership of the past requires a wider vision than one’s own shadows.
Rocky Jim, Jr. learned how to handle the large and potentially dangerous animals from his father.
Nearly $1.4 million went to state and national GOP groups, including $500,000 to a political committee run by Gov. Rick Scott (R).
The tribe requires elected leaders to live in Rhode Island or within a 50-mile radius.
Tribal members accused Colley Billie of removing $82 million from a reserve account tied to an ongoing taxation dispute.
The former Florida governor claimed tribes do not find the mascot offensive.
I had just moved to beautiful Manatee County, Florida. I decided to walk around my new neighborhood.
The Supreme Court has described the rule that state and local governments may not tax Indians in Indian county as 'categorical.' The rule is far less clear where non-Indians are concerned, however.
In a unanimous decision, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a rental tax that was imposed on the reservation.
Western Sky Financial and its partners were ordered to place loan proceeds into a registry plus deposit another $1 million in reserve but those requirements have been lifted.
The U.S.’s deteriorating relationship with Cuba paralleled its deteriorating relationship with Native nations.
The tribe has been seeking to have 229 acres placed in trust since 2003.
Chairman Colley Billie remembers drinking straight from the Everglades before it became contaminated by agricultural runoff and other development.
Tribes and educators will be able to incorporate culturally-appropriate standards into their classrooms.
A 41-year-old woman and her two-year-old grandson were killed. A one-year-old girl remains in critical condition.
The Miccosukee Tribe recently showed that they will not forsake tribal history, language or storytelling anymore in the name of national standards.
Chairman Colley Billie claimed immunity but the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals said the tribe's sovereignty is not superior to that of the United States.
Chairman James Billie won re-election and will serve another four-year term as leader of the tribe.
The Miccosukee Indian School in Florida integrates tribal culture and language into the curriculum.
Chairman Colley Billie will be joined by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Education Secretary Arne Duncan at the announcement.
A federal judge blocked the state from imposing utility and rental taxes on the reservation.
Bernardo Roman III was escorted out of his office and told to leave the reservation last week.
Nearly every candidate in the wide open 2016 race lacks significant experience in Indian issues.