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.
The nation's highest court made Indian Country wait a really, really long time for a decision in one of most consequential cases in recent history.
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.
Joy Harjo, a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, has been named the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States.
It only took 194 days for the Supreme Court to issue one sovereignty decision. Where's the other one?
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?
Justice Neil Gorsuch has helped tribes win in two cases so far. He's locked out of a third but experts are sensing a sea change on the nation's highest court.
The nation's highest court has once again sided with Indian Country in a treaty rights case.
The opioid crisis has hit Indian Country hard, with high rates of addiction, overdoses and deaths been seen across the nation.
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is facing political pressure regarding the treatment of its Freedmen.
A new federal law is a remedy for a huge injustice that has led to a devastating loss of land for the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Seminole and Muscogee (Creek) Nations.
Time is running out for tribes to see action on their legislative agenda as lawmakers prepare to wrap up the 115th session of Congress.
Efforts are underway to restore freedom of the press to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.
Will the nation's highest court accept and approve of genocidal efforts against Native nations?
The Trump administration's disjointed treatment of Indian Country was on full display as Native American Heritage Month came to a close.
Two years of Republican control in the nation's capital have resulted in few concrete gains for Indian Country.
The former manager of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's news outlet speaks out about the repeal of the tribe's freedom of the press law.
The formerly independent Mvskoke Media is being placed under the control of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's executive branch.
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.
Republican Kevin Stitt came through in Oklahoma while Democrat Paulette Jordan fell short in Idaho.
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 U.S. Supreme Court is back in session as Indian Country awaits the fate of controversial nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
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.
With a high-stakes nomination in doubt, the Supreme Court is preparing for a term that's already going to be a busy one for tribal interests.
Indian Country saw a busy day on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers passing four bills as tribal leaders discussed major issues and controversies.
The Supreme Court might get a new justice soon but it's not clear whether Brett Kavanaugh understands tribes and their issues.
The Freedmen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation are suing the Trump administration and the leader of their tribe.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a death penalty case that could significantly change the legal definition of Indian Country in Oklahoma.
The Muscogee Nation and the state of Oklahoma are headed into a historic sovereignty clash thanks to the Supreme Court.
For the third time in an Indian law case, the nation's highest court has asked the Trump administration for guidance despite a lack of leadership in key executive positions.
The Trump administration is siding with industry interests in a closely-watched reservation boundary case pending at the U.S. Supreme Court.
An unusually large number of Indian law petitions have been presented to the nation's highest court as tribes face continued challenges to their sovereignty.
Dode Barnett stood before a door leading to the tribal council’s offices, talking to a colleague when it happened.
A closely-watched reservation boundary case could be headed to the nation's highest court, setting up a clash between tribes, states and the Trump administration.
A Muscogee (Creek) Nation is going to trial for murder for a fourth time after a judge said a dispute over the boundaries of the tribe's reservation remains unresolved.
A citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation is waiting to hear whether his murder case will be dismissed as industry interests in Oklahoma flock to court in a closely-related reservation boundary case.
A landmark decision that affirmed the boundaries of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation is already having an impact on cases in Oklahoma.
It looks like 2018 is shaping up to big another big year for Native candidates for Congress with J.D. Colbert, who is Chickasaw and Creek, announcing his campaign.
A landmark court ruling that confirmed the boundaries of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation is already having an impact in Oklahoma.
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is welcoming a federal court decision that confirms the boundaries of its reservation in Oklahoma remain intact.
A citizen of the Muscogee Nation has secured a stunning court victory that not only reverses his death penalty conviction but also reaffirms the historic boundaries of his tribe's reservation.
Citizens of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee and Seminole nations are treated differently when it comes to their allotments.
Where was the Muscogee Nation in tribal member’s Indian Child Welfare Act fight?
Wednesday was just another busy day for Neil Gorsuch and the federal appeals court where he has served as a judge for a decade.
A total of 123 workers were let go and 55 others were transferred elsewhere within the Oklahoma tribe.
Lawmakers worked late into the night to address a water crisis but not the one being followed by Indian Country.
The Osage Nation charged Jeremy Reece and Tyler Reece after murder charges in Oklahoma court were dismissed.
For the second time, a federal appeals court has refused to undermine the status of the Alabama tribe's reservation.
H.R.5486, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Land Reaffirmation Act, protects the Alabama tribe from ongoing litigation.
The tribes will plant milkweed on their lands in order to boost the populations of the threatened butterfly.
The tribe would only be the third in Oklahoma to participate in the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
Principal Chief James Floyd has vowed to focus on improving health care and other services along with bringing more accountability to the tribal government.