Online lending businesses owned by the Lac Vieux Desert Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa Indians are entitled to sovereign immunity, a federal appeals court ruled.
Indian Country has made extraordinary progress on the diabetes front even though there remains a long way to go before the disease is under control.
The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal advocacy organization continues to undergo change, with a high-ranking staffer on the way out.
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.
The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal organization has hired Kevin Allis, Forest County Potawatomi, as its first chief executive officer.
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.
More than 600 tribal health leaders are attending the 10th annual annual National Tribal Public Health Summit.
Jefferson Keel is stepping down as Lieutenant Governor of the Chickasaw Nation but he won't be going far from his people.
Tribes are paying close attention to a court case that they say will have a major impact on efforts to improve economic conditions in their communities.
A small group of Republicans are going on record as opponents of tribal legislation.
With the help of a tribal leader and maybe the Trump administration, a House subcommittee will try to get to the bottom of a reorganization at the Department of the Interior.
With David Bernhardt at the helm, the Department of the Interior has been one disaster after another, tribes and their advocates assert.
It's taken nearly nine months, but Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney is finally ready to testify before Congress.
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.
An Indian Health Service pediatrician abused young patients on two reservations for years without being held accountable.
An event in Washington, D.C., will help draw attention to efforts to protect Native women from violence.
The Yakama Nation is celebrating after the tribe's treaty rights were confirmed by the highest court in the land.
Arguments are taking place in a case that tribes say goes to the very heart of their sovereignty and their relationship with the United States.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is holding its second hearing of the 116th Congress and the topic is a pressing one.
Leaders of more than two dozen tribes from Texas to Maine to Florida met in the nation's capital this week.
Stanley Patrick Weber worked at the Indian Health Service for two decades before being indicted for abusing young male patients.
Leaders of more than two dozen tribes from Texas to Maine to Florida are meeting in the nation's capital this week.
'This is Indian land,' tribal leaders were told. But does the Trump administration believe it?
'I am here because of Indian Country,' Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) told tribal leaders.
Leaders of tribes from Texas to Maine to Florida are meeting in the nation's capital this week.
Racial prejudice is racial prejudice no matter when it occurred.
Democrats and watchdog groups are calling for an investigation into David Bernhardt, who has been tapped to lead the Department of the Interior by President Trump.
The National Congress of American Indians has a new director of communications for the first time since the Obama era.
The late Joan Mondale was an ally of the first order and one who is remembered with respect and fondness in many Native families and homelands.
It's been a rocky few months for the National Congress of American Indians.
With one figure forced out under a cloud, the official tapped to lead the Department of the Interior is promising a new era of relations with Indian Country.
Controversy continues to overshadow the efforts of the National Congress of American Indians to advocate for the needs of tribes and their citizens.
The leader of the nation's largest inter-tribal organization is responding to controversy that arose at a White House tribal listening session.
President Rodney Bordeaux of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe is weighing in on a White House tribal listening session that got ugly.
The Trump administration's attempt to reset its troubled relationship with Indian Country got off to a rocky start after one tribe walked out on what was billed as a historic meeting.
The law that established the Administration for Native Americans is marking its 45th anniversary.
Catch up on the second and final day of the National Congress of American Indians winter session in Washington, D.C.
The National Congress of American Indians is hearing from key members of Congress and senior federal officials at its executive council winter session in Washington, D.C.
With key Trump officials in the audience, the nation's largest and oldest inter-tribal advocacy group opened a historic week in Washington with a stinging rebuke of the president and his policies.
A cloud is hanging over the State of Indian Nations and the National Congress of American Indians but it's still looking like a banner week in Washington, D.C.
Federal agents raided the reservation in what leaders of the Winnebago Tribe have called an attack on their sovereignty.
A divided Congress and an unpredictable president spell trouble for tribes and their advocates.
Fawn Sharp has a message for big oil: Time’s up.
Tribal governments continue to press to be included in the debate about international borders and security, including a proposal to include an Indigenous-only visa.
Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) opposes the border wall. Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) supports it.
The executive director of the National Congress of American Indians remains on leave as the organization continues to experience employee turnover.
Two years of Republican control in the nation's capital have resulted in few concrete gains for Indian Country.
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.
Food sovereignty efforts continue to advance in Indian Country.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is denying any wrongdoing after news of a possible criminal inquiry surfaced in the media.
Indian Country leaders and advocates continue to express optimism that not one but two Native women will soon be walking the halls of Congress.
One of the biggest threats facing tribal sovereignty are the coordinated attacks on the Indian Child Welfare Act.
A recap from the third day of activities at the National Congress of American Indians 75th annual convention.
A recap of the second day of the 75th annual convention of the National Congress of American Indians.
A Twitter recap of the opening day of the National Congress of American Indians 75th annual convention.
Indian Country continues to stand behind the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, whose homelands are slated to be taken out of trust by the Trump administration.
The leader of the National Congress of American Indians continues to defend the organization's handling of a #MeToo scandal.