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'This is Indian land,' tribal leaders were told. But does the Trump administration believe it?
Sixteen states have filed suit against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration last week though Arizona and Texas aren’t among them.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will be hearing arguments in a dispute between the Swinomish Tribe and rail company in Washington state.
The federal government shutdown negatively impacts the ability of the United States to fulfill their trust obligations to all Indian nations across the country.
Marijuana in Canada presents a serious matter for Natives and particularly for the Mohawks of Akwesasne.
The Mohawk people thrived until the need for cheap power led to the destruction of our homelands.
Navajo environmentalists want an aging, coal-fired power plant on their homelands to go away.
When Claudia Tenney began her campaign there was hope that she would become an advocate for the lack of human rights on tribal territory.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is promising to do something about an eagle feather he said his family took without permission.
A criminal indictment of a fellow lawmaker is putting Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, back in the news.
The Mohawk Nation has long had a rational and methodical way to acknowledge citizenship but that's changing.
Indigenous leaders in Ecuador are celebrating but they might never see the $9.5 billion judgment for pollution in their communities.
Protests continue as a popular golf tournament takes place on land stolen from the Shinnecock Nation.
The Shinnecock Hills Protectors Demonstration will draw attention to the fact that the U.S. Open takes place on stolen land.
The Mohawk people can abide by our ancestral morals and reject a deal with the Enbridge energy company.
The Shinnecock Nation is working to reach an agreement with the hosts of the U.S. Open, a popular golf tournament that is taking place on stolen land.
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is getting out the Native vote ahead of an upcoming election in New York.
The Shinnecock Nation held an election for its governing body, with voters returning longtime former leader Lance Gumbs to the council of trustees.
To have an honest, nonpartisan discussion about gun violence, we must look at what happened in New York, California, and Texas.
David Taobi Silva, a citizen of the Shinnecock Nation, has been charged by the state of New York for fishing on his tribe's aboriginal territory.
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe announced suspensions and more than $100,000 in fines against three tobacco vendors that do business on the reservation in New York.
When I think of what it requires to be a rotiane in the best sense, Chief Irv Powless exemplified this in every instance of his 88 years and for that I am grateful
The Montaukett Indian Nation has once again been denied recognition in the state of New York
Chief Irving Powless Jr., Daha‘tgatdohs, Beaver Clan Chief, established an enduring legacy for his exceptional kindness and command of traditional law.
After delaying action for more than two months, the Supreme Court finally delivered victory to the Oneida Nation in a long-running land case. But there's some drama thanks to Justice Clarence Thomas.
A Republican candidate in New York is being dropped by her own party after questioning a mural of Indian people.
The village of Whitesboro in New York has changed its seal after facing criticism for depicting Indian people in a negative light.
The American Museum of Natural History will work with tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada to update its Hall of Northwest Coast Indians.
A statue of Christopher Columbus, widely reviled as a symbol of genocide of indigenous peoples, was vandalized in New York City.
A leadership dispute within the Cayuga Nation appears to be far from settled despite intervention by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is entering the pharmaceutical industry in hopes of ending a legal challenge over a popular dry-eye drug.
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe will continue to provide law enforcement services on its ancestral territory thanks to a bill signed into law in New York state.
Newsday is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to sign a bill recognizing the Montaukett Indian Nation.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has finally resolved a long-running leadership dispute within the Cayuga Nation but one faction still isn't satisfied.
Lawmakers in New York unanimously approved legislation to recognize the Montaukett Indian Nation but the governor has yet to sign it.
Parents from the Onondaga Nation pulled their children out of a public school in New York after officials refused to hire one of their own as principal.
The Oneidas in Wisconsin are hoping to use trademarks that have been registered to their relatives in New York.
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is enforcing its exclusion policy against people accused of engaging in criminal activity on the reservation in New York.
A federal judge said UPS turned a 'blind eye' to tax-free tobacco shipments to and from reservations in New York.
Yet a long-running dispute over 13,000 acres is not yet over for the New York-based tribe and the Trump administration.
For indigenous communities like the Iroquois the phrase ‘Defend the Land’ has a literal connotation that extends past a basketball court.
The tribe was the first nation to join America as an ally during the Revolutionary War.
After losing case after case, tribes hope they have finally found in a friend in Neil Gorsuch, hand-picked by President Donald Trump.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City will be featuring Native art more prominently in its American Wing.
The tribe awarded $300,000 in grants for language, cultural and environmental programs on the reservation in New York.
Two incumbents and two former leaders were elected to the seven-member council of the New York-based tribe.
The world's largest package delivery company is on the hook for millions of dollars after being found liable for shipping Indian tobacco products in New York.
Leaving the reservation can be handled two ways in Native communities.
The tribe has submitted applications for more than 218 acres in a land claim area in New York.
Documents Shed Light on Historic Divisions at Akwesasne.
Kellyanne Conway had the wrong Bowling Green.
Skennenrahowi, the Great Peacemaker, established a society in which the human spirit was liberated from the constraints of fear and oppression.
The divestment campaign is an outgrowth of indigenous prayer gatherings and grassroots direct actions against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The two girls, ages 2 and 1, died after a radiator burst in their home in New York City.
The Hogansburg Dam is the first dam to come down in New York state and the first to be decommissioned by a tribe.
The New York tribe can follow the land-into-trust process, a federal appeals court ruled in a unanimous decision.
The ruling Seneca Party swept all 30 positions, including president and treasurer, and some were paid up to $100 for supporting the party.
Three candidates are running for president of the New York tribe: Todd Gates, J.C. Seneca and Sally Snow.
Resisters were sprayed with mace, harassed by police officers and some suffered injured in the largest confrontation to date.