'Those Tweets were NOT Racist. I don’t have a Racist bone in my body!' the president asserted as lawmakers voted along party lines to condemn comments directed at minority women of Congress.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sexual harassment in Indian Country is an inconvenient and deeply uncomfortable truth
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.
A tweet from the White House hasn't completely derailed Indian Country. But it caused significant damage.
Jefferson Keel is stepping down as Lieutenant Governor of the Chickasaw Nation but he won't be going far from his people.
Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney was at the White House but won't say whether tribal legislation came up before President Trump tweeted about it.
The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals doesn't hear from Indian Country often but it was hard to tell as a closely-watched tribal case came up for consideration.
Indian Country's list of infrastructure needs tops $50 billion for roads, hospitals, schools, water systems. So where's the money?
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.
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act improves tribal access to crime databases in hopes of holding non-Native predators accountable.
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.
This summer ICT will open a newsroom at the Walter Cronkite School at Arizona State University in Phoenix.
Lawmakers are exercising oversight in a tricky area of federal policy where tribes have clashed with the Trump administration.
Will Congress finally fix one of the most destructive U.S. Supreme Court decisions?
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.
A bill to renew the Violence Against Women Act is moving forward in a more partisan era, impacting how tribes are able to protect women.
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.
But there is growing support for the Indian Health Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs to receive advance funding.
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.
Representatives of tribal nations, Indian organizations and urban Indian providers from across the U.S. are presenting their funding priorities to Congress.
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.
Congress sent a message to the White House by rebuking Donald Trump's border emergency while confirming a judge opposed by tribes.
Democrats are sounding the alarm after Republicans confirmed a Trump nominee for a lifetime spot on a key federal appeals court despite Indian Country's objections.
A Trump nominee who has repeatedly advocated against tribal interests is up for a lifetime appointment to a key federal appeals court.
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.
What if there was an Indian Country primary? Call it an experiment.
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.
The Sitka Tribe is seeking Indian Country's support as it seeks to protect the herring fishery in southeast Alaska.
The longest serving executive director in the history of the National Congress of American Indians is heading out the door after turmoil and turbulence.
Jackie Pata is leaving the National Congress of American Indians after 18 years as executive director.
The four Native members of Congress are on opposite sides of the battle over the wall at the U.S. border.
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.
Climate change has been really tough on tribes across the country, officials told the House Subcommittee for Indigenous People of the United States.
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.
it's a busy week for the National Congress of American Indians. Get up to speed on the State of Indian Nations address.
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.
The Indian Child Welfare Act is under attack and tribes are pushing back after conservative and Christian groups joined the battle.