Medicaid brings more money into the Indian health system. Why aren't more states expanding the program?
A high-stakes bill renewing Montana’s expanded Medicaid program sputtered forward in the state Senate Monday, picking up the single vote it needed.
Conservative politicians in Montana are vowing to defeat a Medicaid expansion bill sponsored by an Indian lawmaker.
Jason McNees benefited from services provided by the Helena Indian Alliance. Now he's helping others.
Trisheena Kills Pretty Enemy still remembers the ambulances parked in front of her house, the long trips to Denver for treatment and the doctor's announcement on Christmas Eve.
Salish artist Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith's work is centered by her strong traditional beliefs and political activism.
An Indian Health Service pediatrician abused young patients on two reservations for years without being held accountable.
A new task force will investigate how the Indian Health Service failed to protect children on the Blackfeet Nation and the Pine Ridge Reservation.
One U.S. Senate candidate has brought on a tribal citizen to serve as campaign treasurer.
A citizen of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe has won a prestigious national award for his work engaging his fellow students in dialogue and inspiring social change.
Montana State University will launch the American Indian Hall building project this month.
Stanley Patrick Weber worked at the Indian Health Service for two decades before being indicted for abusing young male patients.
The 44th annual American Indian Council Powwow at Montana State University will be held March 29-30.
The Confederated Salish are Kootenai Tribes are being left out of a deal pushed by opponents of a water rights settlement.
Despite periodic promises to diversify staff, mainstream media continue to be dominated by White men.
Melvin Small is one of the first Northern Cheyenne allottees and one of the two surviving Northern Cheyenne World War II veterans.
Tribal nations are supporting legislation that would impact the route of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Efforts are building across the nation to address the crisis of missing and murdered Native women.
As promised, I am going to start writing more positive stories about the Northern Cheyenne.
Stanley Patrick Weber was sentenced to more than 18 years for abusing boys on the Blackfeet Nation. He faces similar charges on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Montana's Congressional delegation is once again seeking federal recognition for the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians, whose status has been in limbo for more than a century.
Native issues are front and center in the Montana Legislature thanks to the record number of tribal citizens in office.
The partial closure of the federal government isn't preventing the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations from carrying out its mission.
A candlelight vigil will call attention to missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and the failure to address what has been called a national crisis.
The Education Department plans to look into a long-standing complaint of racial inequities on the Fort Peck Reservation.
A former Indian Health Service pediatrician has been convicted of abusing boys on the Blackfeet Nation.
Tribal treaties with 'bad men' provisions are being invoked in abuse and other cases across Indian Country.
Gifts from two prominent families have completed the fundraising for a $20 million American Indian Hall on the campus of Montana State University.
Federal law enforcement officials have admitted a 'problem' exists in Indian Country -- too many people go missing and are murdered every year.
Native activists are celebrating after a judge blocked certain pre-construction activities on the Keystone XL Pipeline, including work on controversial man camps that are linked to crimes against Native women.
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has to choose a new president and vice president after both officials resigned.
Oral arguments in a closely-watched treaty rights case take place on January 8, 2019.
Now that the election is over, let’s take a tour through Indian Country’s data landscape.
The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations has returned to the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana.
News of the federal judge's decision spread quickly across social media in Indian Country.
When Native voters show up to the polls, they’ve shown significant political power.
A study that looks at the health effects of stress has been published in the Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.
Tim Lame Woman, whose Cheyenne name was Night Bear, dedicated his life to his people.
Sharice Davids in Kansas and Deb Haaland in New Mexico became the first Native women elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
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.
There are a hundred-plus Native American candidates running for office. More than half are women.
Citizens of the Crow Tribe are mobilizing after their leader endorsed Republican Matt Rosendale in a closely-watched Senate race.
It has been extremely challenging to get information from the leaderless Northern Cheyenne Tribe.
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has often made history, but this week, we find ourselves in a new jam.
Congress went on break last week but not before sending another pro-tribal bill to President Donald Trump.
The current understanding of ‘hate groups’ excludes those who undermine tribal rights and sovereignty.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is protecting one area of Montana as the Blackfeet Nation calls on him to protect another.
Opposition in Indian Country wasn't enough to derail President Trump's controversial nominee to the Supreme Court.
The leader of the Crow Tribe is vowing to pay back any misspent federal funds after yet another audit uncovered problems on the reservation.
Montana State University will receive a major portion of funding to build a state-of-the-art American Indian Hall thanks to a $12 million pledge.
Republicans in the Senate are moving forward with a final vote on Brett Kavanaugh after receiving the results of an FBI investigation.
The Crow Tribe is accused of misusing and mismanaging $12.8 million in federal funds.
A decades-long fight to protect sacred Blackfeet Nation land continues in the federal courts.
At the core of a hunting dispute is tribal sovereignty, and at the core of the sovereignty issue is whether state law ever trumps treaty rights.