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Tribal leaders and advocates are welcoming a new leader for New Mexico's Department of Indian Affairs.
Committee assignments are slowly trickling in for new members of Congress and the first Native women have landed key spots.
A non-Indian man has been charged in connection with an apparent road rage incident at Ohkay Owingeh in northern New Mexico.
Two Native women are making history by serving in the U.S. House of Representatives. Could a third be on the way?
It was a day, and night, for Indian Country to remember as Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland joined the 116th Congress
As the first two Native women get to work in the 116th Congress, they will always have a reminder of the Indigenous people who are supporting them.
Tribal citizens descended on Washington, D.C., in droves for the historic inauguration of Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland to the 116th Congress.
A group of Pueblo women hosted a traditional feast for Deb Haaland in Washington, D.C., on January 2, 2019.
The Indian Law Resource Center is calling for a full investigation into the death of Jackeline Caal, a 7-year-old Maya Q’eqchi’ girl from Guatemala.
Since the arrival of Tara Sweeney as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, there have been at least five investigations of harassment, misconduct and other questionable behaviors.
Some in Indian Country have questioned Sen. Elizabeth Warren's decision to go public with a DNA analysis.
A manager at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute had a sexual relationship with a student.
A 'Native' handshake has a famous astrophysicist who hosts a television show under scrutiny.
A public school teacher accused of calling one Native student a 'bloody Indian' and cutting the hair of another won't be returning to work.
A high school teacher in New Mexico was placed on leave for allegedly calling one student a 'bloody Indian' and cutting the hair of another.
Now that the election is over, let’s take a tour through Indian Country’s data landscape.
Two candidates. Two victory speeches. But only one of them will end up going to Congress.
It looks like Yvette Herrell, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, won't be joining two other Native women in Congress.
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.
Native candidates are bringing something new to the larger national discourse.
I wholeheartedly endorse Dr. Gavin Clarkson, an enrolled tribal member, for New Mexico Secretary of State.
Indian Country leaders and advocates continue to express optimism that not one but two Native women will soon be walking the halls of Congress.
Congress went on break last week but not before sending another pro-tribal bill to President Donald Trump.
Three Native women are seeking seats in the U.S. Congress. This might be the year for all of them.
The Trump administration is more than happy to promote drug busts in Indian Country but one tribe is striking back.
The Trump administration announced more than $70 million in school safety grants but fewer than five went to Indian Country.
Two tribal communities will be getting new schools thanks to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The Trump team is touting a tribal set-aside in the national Crime Victims Fund despite having little to do with it.
Cartoonist Ricardo Caté has turned his attention to politics and the environment.
Add Native Americans to the list of groups concerned about Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
Tourism in Indian Country is getting a big boost from the federal government.
One hundred years ago, 1,200 striking miners were rounded up by gunpoint and forced to leave their homes.
A Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer has taken nearly 17 pounds of methamphetamine and heroin off the market
A new bill in Congress is offering some hope for communities in New Mexico who land was supposed to be protected by treaty.
From Yvette Herrell in New Mexico to Paulette Jordan in Idaho, it's been a record year for Native women candidates.
A non-Native journalist visits a logged tribal-managed forest and finds a radiant garden.
A movement toward reconciliation is taking place after decades of divisiveness in New Mexico's capital city.
Voters in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District will make a historic choice this November, with two Cherokee citizens on the ballot.
A sacred object that was taken from the Pueblo of Zuni more than four decades ago will be returning home
Another Native woman is making history after winning her primary for a U.S. Congress seat in Kansas.
Native fashion designer Patricia Michaels is trying to get back on her feet after losing much of her work in a flood.
Secretary Ben Carson is making his first trip to New Mexico and tribal housing is high on his agenda.
A long-running event that celebrated the Spanish 'conquest' of New Mexico is finally ending following years of opposition from Pueblo tribes and activists.
The Trump administration will allow oil and gas drilling on ancestral territory in New Mexico despite pledges to seek additional views from tribes.
Redwolf Pope, a man described in the media as a 'tribal' or 'Native' activist, has been arrested on sexual assault charges.
Another Indian bill will be crossing President Trump's desk and it's one that seemed doomed just a couple of months ago.
The White Mountain Apache Tribe and two Pueblo tribes benefit from a bill that gained final approval in Congress.
A bill to help the White Mountain Apache Tribe with a water project and two Pueblo tribes with economic development efforts has been revived.
One Native Republican defended Donald Trump but other Native candidates were critical of the president's remarks about Russia.
Native Americans have been 'systematically denied access to fair representation' as a result of persistent barriers to voting.
Key lawmakers are looking into the Trump administration's controversial reorganization amid ongoing complaints in Indian Country.
One #NativeVote18 candidate in Kansas is facing the Trump machine while another has resurfaced in New Mexico.
A school on the Navajo Nation went without fire protection systems for more than a decade and the problem still hasn't been completely fixed.
The Navajo Nation has come up a pointed argument against the Trump administration's reorganization of the Department of the Interior.
A portion of the Santa Fe National Forest has been closed to geothermal development in order to protect tribal sacred sites.
Turquoise used by Native societies in Mexico did not come from the American Southwest as previously thought, according to a new study.
Deb Haaland is connecting with voters by linking her Laguna Pueblo background to her progressive Democratic campaign in New Mexico.