The Trump administration has yet to offer comments on bills to address the #MMIW crisis and tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians.
It's still anyone's guess why the nation's highest court postponed a decision in one of the most consequential Indian law cases in recent history.
The nation's highest court threw Indian Country for a loop on the final day of a blockbuster term for tribal rights.
Is the nation's highest court on Indian time? It sure looks like it, judging by the wait for a decision in a highly-anticipated case.
The Trump administration came under fire for showing up unprepared to a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs despite being notified a month ago.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on legislation to address the crisis of the missing and murdered and to expand tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians.
Canadian constitutional law and Aboriginal law are not likely what comes to mind when identifying the cause of a wildfire disaster.
It only took 194 days for the Supreme Court to issue one sovereignty decision. Where's the other one?
With the Violence Against Women Act mired in partisan politics, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is hoping to turn the focus back to the most vulnerable in Indian Country.
After a blockbuster season in which tribal treaties have been front and center, it looks like the Supreme Court is taking a little break from Indian Country.
It's been more than six months since oral arguments in a closely-watched tribal case but who's counting?
The Shinnecock Nation is asserting sovereignty in New York, drawing complaints and threats of litigation along the way.
A bill to protect Native women from violence and address the #MMIW crisis has stalled on Capitol Hill.
The nation's highest court has once again sided with Indian Country in a treaty rights case.
An Indian allotment in Washington will soon house a smoke shop operated by the Quinault Nation.
Tribal-state relations continue to erode in South Dakota, barely four months after a Republican governor was sworn into office.
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act improves tribal access to crime databases in hopes of holding non-Native predators accountable.
Tribes in Maine will finally be able to exercise jurisdiction over non-Indians thanks to a bill to renew the Violence Against Women Act.
Debate opened on the Violence Against Women Act amid doubts about its future in a Congress divided along party lines.
Amendments to strengthen tribal sovereignty are being considered for inclusion in the Violence Against Reauthorization Women Act.
A bill to renew the Violence Against Women Act is moving forward in a more partisan era, impacting how tribes are able to protect women.
Efforts are building across the nation to address the crisis of missing and murdered Native women.
The Violence Against Women Act remains mired in partisan politics but tribes continue to utilize the law to protect their communities.
George Herbert Walker Bush only served one term as U.S. president but it proved to be a productive one for tribal interests.
Will the nation's highest court accept and approve of genocidal efforts against Native nations?
A Supreme Court case about land rights and jurisdiction in Oklahoma has huge implications for tribes.
The Republican-controlled Congress continues to play catch-up when it comes to Indian Country's agenda in the Trump era.
The Trump administration's disjointed treatment of Indian Country was on full display as Native American Heritage Month came to a close.
Three symbolic resolutions and three substantive bills are advancing as the clock winds down on the 115th Congress.
Tribal leaders from Arizona, North Dakota and Oklahoma are testifying in support of bills that affect their communities.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work after the historic mid-term election.
The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians is the latest to comply with the Violence Against Women Act, which recognizes the 'inherent' authority of tribes.
A campaign ad featuring the names of survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and rape has Sen. Heidi Heitkamp on the defensive.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation and the state of Oklahoma have been at odds over sales taxes at tribally-owned businesses.
Oral arguments in a closely-watched reservation boundary case take place on November 27.
Opposition in Indian Country wasn't enough to derail President Trump's controversial nominee to the Supreme Court.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will be taking a closer look at violence against Native women.
Tribes across the nation, advocates for Native women and a bipartisan group of former federal prosecutors are taking a stand in one of the most consequential Supreme Court cases in recent history.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has settled sexual abuse lawsuits that had been filed in tribal court.
Native women are 10 times more likely to be murdered than any other ethnicity, and Native women face domestic and sexual violence at disproportionately high levels.
The Colville Tribes are celebrating after securing a huge victory against the world's largest mining company.
Native women are being murdered and sexually assaulted at far higher rates than other American women.
The Supreme Court might get a new justice soon but it's not clear whether Brett Kavanaugh understands tribes and their issues.
After an agonizing 9-month search, the body of Olivia Lone Bear was found on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation.
The state of Wisconsin is promising not to interfere with the St. Croix Chippewa Tribe's hemp and CBD business.
The Violence Against Women Act will expire in two months unless Congress takes action.
Authorities in South Dakota say 22 percent of active felony warrants are for fugitives on four reservations.
Of 55 Indian law cases decided by the Supreme Court between 1988 and 2018 Anthony Kennedy ruled against tribes a whopping 80 percent of the time.
Voters in Oklahoma eagerly embraced marijuana for medical purposes this week but don't expect to partake in Indian Country.
Indian Country is preparing for another busy season at the Supreme Court amid a political firestorm.
Native women suffer from violent crime at some of the highest rates in the United States.
The Tohono O'odham Nation has opened a criminal investigation after one of its citizens was struck by a Border Patrol vehicle.
A non-Indian woman is suing the federal government after her grandchildren were taken from her by Bureau of Indian Affairs police officers.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a death penalty case that could significantly change the legal definition of Indian Country in Oklahoma.