Yalitza Aparicio, who is Mixtec and Triqui, has been nominated for an Academy Award for her first film role.
Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) is a relative newcomer to Congress but he's already won some friends in Indian Country.
The wall along the U.S. border with Mexico has damaged and destroyed sacred sites, according to a new report.
An indigenous leader who was opposing development on sacred Wixarika lands was killed in Mexico.
Turquoise used by Native societies in Mexico did not come from the American Southwest as previously thought, according to a new study.
The Department of Homeland Security is expediting the construction of a border wall, acting on the campaign promises of President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump’s announcement that he plans to send U.S. troops to patrol the border left southern Arizona sheriffs looking for details before committing to the president’s 'big step.'
A ball game that has been played in Mexico for centuries gives indigenous people a way to maintain their traditions in the United States,
'The Sonoran Desert has a secret,' artist Alvaro Enciso said. 'Not very many people know about 3,000 casualties here, 2,000 people missing.'
With immigration and border policies changing dramatically under President Trump, a unique event is seeking to bridge the divide between the first Americans and more recent arrivals.
Indigenous and Latino rights advocates stood together to protest racial inequality in Arizona’s justice system as President Donald Trump returned to their state for the first time since the election.
The Department of Homeland Security invoked a waiver of environmental and other regulations to speed construction of projects along the United States border with Mexico.
The House passed a $713.4 billion defense spending bill that includes almost $1.6 billion to begin construction of a wall along the United States border with Mexico.
Traditional indigenous food from Mexico is misunderstood in the U.S.—and is actually among the world’s healthiest.
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe was the first with an approved enhanced tribal card and is now helping other Indians join the program.
Maria de Jesus Patricio Martinez, a traditional doctor, is the first indigenous woman to run for president of Mexico.
Miguel Vazquez and Agustin Vazquez were resisting efforts to turn their tribe's homelands into drug farms.
María Lorena Ramírez ran the 31-mile UltraTrail Cerro Rojo without the aid of professional sports gear.
Unless Congress acts to replace or extend the budget, nonessential government services would stop at 12:01 a.m. Saturday – Donald Trump’s 100th day in office.
The three children were found safe in Mexico in June 2016 after being kidnapped in November 2014.
Some tribes have already made their position on a border wall very clear: they don't want it.
President Donald Trump’s proposal for a southwestern border wall would do more than separate two nations – it would split another nation in half, say tribal advocates.
Chairman Ed Manuel and Vice Chairman Verlon Jose asked the Department of Homeland Security for a seat at the table.
Before September 11, 2001, a barbed wire fence was all that marked the border on the reservation.
Tensions are high on the Tohono O’odham Nation, where Border Patrol has proposed high-tech surveillance towers as part of a sophisticated 'virtual wall' system.
The tribe was not consulted by President Donald Trump before he ordered a wall to be build through the reservation.
Indian Country has already been excluded from prior border security efforts.
The historic resistance movement in the Northern Great Plains inspires hopes for recognition of territorial and human rights in Latin America.
A woman was allegedly trying to bring the items into the United States from Mexico.
Donald Trump will have to fight for every single mile of Tohono O’odham land—legally, and possibly even physically.
Vice Chairman Verlon Jose: 'Over my dead body will a wall be built.'
Vice Chair Verlon Jose: 'Over my dead body will anyone build a wall there.'
Top officials from the United States, Canada and Mexico are working to address high levels of violence.
Followers of the Jehovah’s Witnesses reportedly told a professor that they damaged the site because it conflicted with their religion.
The two-time chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs could lose his seat due to his support for the Republican presidential candidate.
At bottom, the pope’s words add up to a call for indigenous people to forget the atrocities leveled against their ancestors.
The leader of the Catholic Church urged followers to seek forgiveness from indigenous people but otherwise did not offer a direct apology for centuries of land theft and other abuses.
The leader of the Catholic Church plans to issue an edict supporting the use of indigenous languages in ceremonies.
The Tigua Social Dance Group will open the musical portion of the Two Nations One Faith event in El Paso, Texas, on February 17.
When Fernando Cortez initiated his conquest in 1519, he met and befriended the Tlaxcalans.
About 15,000 tribal members live in Baja California, thousands of miles from Triqui territory in southern Mexico.
Was Apache Chief Victorio killed in New Mexico or in Mexico in 1880?
Researchers found evidence that over 500 people -- including European explorers, African soldiers, women and children -- were captured and killed during a key period of war in Mexico.
Octaviana Trujillo will serve on the Joint Public Advisory Committee to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation.
Calling for a new approach to immigration reform.
Ten survivors blamed the former president for a massacre where 45 people died.
Gustavo Arellano explains why Mexicans are reluctant to identify themselves as indigenous even though they boast large numbers:
Writer says tribes should be included in border security initiatives:
Native people make up a significant percentage of Mexican immigrants in New York City and many of them are running into language barriers.
Even though researchers say the girl did not physically resemble modern-day Natives, DNA testing showed that she shared similar genes.
The National Human Rights Commission in Mexico launched an investigation into the death of a pregnant Indian woman.
The 2nd Circuit of Appeals won't let a former president of Mexico be sued over a massacre at an Indian village in 1997.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection confiscated and burned a mask that was sent by an Indian healer in Mexico.
Indians from tribes based in Mexico make up the fourth largest segment of the American Indian and Native American population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
A team of Indian boys from Mexico swept the International Festival of Mini-Basketball, all while playing without shoes.
An inspector in Mexico was fired after video showed him confronting a 10-year-old Indian boy on the street.
The former president of Mexico can't be sued over a massacre at an Indian village in 1997, a federal judge in Connecticut ruled.
Three men who were suspected of raping and killing an Indian woman in Mexico were killed in a mob attack.
A review of The Five Acts of Diego Leon, a novel about a mixed-race Indian actor from Mexico who finds fame in Hollywood in the 1920s and 1930s: In...
On World Water Day March 22, Yaqui traditional authorities launched an international petition drive to catch the eyes of Mexican Supreme Court justices who face a decision on the tribe’s standing to intervene in an aqueduct construction dispute now two years old.