The Trump administration is proposing to impose income limits for the first time on applicants to the Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program.
Wells Fargo will pay $6.5 million to the Navajo Nation to settle the tribe’s 2017 suit that alleged a history of 'unfair, deceptive, fraudulent and illegal practices' aimed at elders and Dine language speakers.
The last 265 workers at Kayenta Coal Mine are being laid off this month, another step toward the looming closure of the Navajo Generating Station that will bring the loss of hundreds more jobs this winter.
Mark Charles, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is running for president in 2020 as an Independent.
Five surviving Navajo Code Talkers, including Thomas H. Begay, John Kinsel, Peter MacDonald, and Joe Vandever, were honored by the Navajo Nation.
Tribal leaders and advocates celebrated after an appeals court rebuffed opponents of the Indian Child Welfare Act in one of the most contentious cases in recent history.
Sovereign immunity has protected a coal mine owned by the Navajo Nation from being sued without the tribe's consent.
Ashlynne Mike was only 11 years old when she was abducted and murdered on the Navajo Nation.
Lezmond Mitchell, the only Native American on federal death row, is being put to death on December 11, 2019, according to the Department of Justice.
Pueblo culture is the focus of an annual meeting at Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.
Democratic lawmakers beat back a series of Republican amendments before advancing bills to restrict mining around the Grand Canyon and on tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico.
Tribes are supporting legislation to ban energy development on ancestral lands in Arizona and in New Mexico.
New Mexico's largest city amended a decades-old ordinance to recognize tribal sovereignty and create more services for Native people living in urban centers.
Federal recognition, tribal homelands and compensation for Native Americans exposed to uranium await further action in the nation's capital.
Including uranium on a list of 'critical minerals' opens the door to expedited mining that will put tribal lands and national parks at risk, lawmakers were told.
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.
Is newly-confirmed Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt about to present a nice gift to his home state of Colorado?
Can the government be sued for climate change? Native youth are hoping they can.
Legislation to protect ancestral and sacred tribal lands is gaining steam on Capitol Hill.
Native Americans like Nellie Shirley find it easy to reconcile Christianity with their own spiritual and religious beliefs and traditions.
Hours before the sun will conquer the dark, a light rain falls, burning wood crackles and soft voices drift from a hogan on the Navajo Nation.
A winter storm dumped up to two feet of snow on the Navajo Nation, making roads on much of the reservation impassable.
America's mining laws haven't undergone significant review since the era of the Indian wars.
I’m seeking out the histories and communities that existed before Route 66 and that survive still today.
The Navajo Nation citizen spent more than 20 years telling the stories of Native people.
For 26 years, Freddie Yazzie has driven school buses for a quiet community on the Navajo Nation.
An organization focused on increasing energy independence for American Indians is helping to bring light, jobs and new opportunities to tribal communities.
A court settlement over radioactive and toxic uranium mining waste abandoned in the Black Hills will help the Navajo Nation with a new health study.
Arizona isn’t known as a big oil producing state, like Texas and North Dakota, but what oil is produced here is on Navajo land.
Lower vaccination rates are putting Arizona at risk for an outbreak of measles, mumps and other preventable diseases.
Pueblo and Navajo leaders are testifying about the need to protect ancestral lands in New Mexico.
With backing from one of the first Native women in Congress, tribes are calling for a permanent ban on energy development on ancestral territory.
Anndine Jones, 4, was last seen on March 14 on the Utah portion of the Navajo Nation.
The Navajo Nation’s interest in taking over a coal mine and a generating station has come to an end.
Tribal leaders are expressing hope after judges on a federal appeals court questioned the attacks on the Indian Child Welfare Act.
A closely watched court case will determine whether the Indian Child Welfare Act lives to see another day.
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.
Seven non-Indians, including three people in the Philippines, have been indicted for allegedly violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act and other federal laws.
Indian Country, like other rural parts of the country, is right in the middle of changing times.
'There was just no depth in regard to assisting us in Indian Country,' the vice president of the Navajo Nation said of Donald Trump's address to Congress.
The Waste Management Phoenix Open hasn’t always been kind to Rickie Fowler.
'We fought until the end!! And it was worth it!!' Navajo golfer Rickie Fowler said after winning the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Tribes are growing increasingly alarmed by the never-ending government shutdown that has no solution in sight.
Tribal leaders and advocates are welcoming a new leader for New Mexico's Department of Indian Affairs.
A battle to save the Indian Child Welfare Act is shaping up to be one of the most consequential court cases in recent history.
Even though she saw six opioid overdoses in recent months, two fatal, Kerry Hawk Lessard closed the medical and behavioral health clinic she runs for Native Americans.
When the Arizona State women’s basketball team played on the Navajo Nation, thousands of fans showed up.
As longest government shutdown continues with no solution in sight, Navajo President Russell Begaye urges U.S. President Donald Trump to end the impasse and fund tribal services.
Played with secondhand clubs on rugged courses amid rocks, livestock and medicinal plants, 'Rez golf' is gaining popularity among Navajos.
Mariah Bahe, 14 years old, is the reigning Arizona State Junior Olympics champion in boxing.
The brutal murder of Amanda Webster emphasizes the plight of Indigenous women throughout the country.
Amanda Dakota Webster, a 26-year-old mother of three from the Navajo Nation, was murdered on December 1.