Indian Country turned out in full force to defend the sovereignty of tribal nations and their most valuable asset — their children.
As Native students bounced basketballs and veterans carrying flags lined up for grand entry, a documentary film crew took to the court to honor the late Rick Hill, a leader from the Oneida Nation.
Get ready for round two. A federal appeals court will take up the Indian Child Welfare Act on January 22, 2020.
The battle over the Indian Child Welfare Act is far from over as tribes continue to defend the landmark law in the courts.
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.
Tribal leaders are expressing hope after judges on a federal appeals court questioned the attacks on the Indian Child Welfare Act.
The fate of the Indian Child Welfare Act is in the hands of a federal appeals court.
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.
The Indian Child Welfare Act is under attack and tribes are pushing back after conservative and Christian groups joined the battle.
A battle to save the Indian Child Welfare Act is shaping up to be one of the most consequential court cases in recent history.
Tribes will have to move quickly to save the Indian Child Welfare Act from being invalidated across the nation.
A federal judge's decision to strike down the Indian Child Welfare Act continues to draw strong reactions.
Tribes are preparing for a big battle after a federal judge struck down the Indian Child Welfare Act in a case many believe is headed to the Supreme Court.
When Claudia Tenney began her campaign there was hope that she would become an advocate for the lack of human rights on tribal territory.
It seems that the newspaper I founded on the Pine Ridge Reservation in 1981 has been kicked from pillar to post since I sold it to the Oneida Nation in 1998.
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.
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The Trump administration is dropping a bomb on Indian Country by proposing dramatic changes to the land-into-trust process.
The defunct Indian Country Today Media Network will remain in Indian Country's hands thanks to the Oneida Nation.
The village of Whitesboro in New York has changed its seal after facing criticism for depicting Indian people in a negative light.
I sent the Oneida Nation an email asking them to let me have the 'Indian Country Today' name back.
The problems with Indian Country Today can be traced to its decision to leave Lakota territory and move to offices in central New York and then to an office in Manhattan.
After being founded more than 30 years ago by veteran journalist Tim Giago, Indian Country Today Media Today Network is no longer.
The Oneidas in Wisconsin are hoping to use trademarks that have been registered to their relatives 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 nation's highest court won't be adding another tribal sovereignty case to their workload.
The New York tribe can follow the land-into-trust process, a federal appeals court ruled in a unanimous decision.
The tribe went to court after the village of Hobart threatened to interfere with a popular family festival.
A consumer went to court after sensitive credit card information was printed on receipts issued by tribal businesses.
Support is growing across Indian Country as tribes head to court in a bid to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline from crossing their sacred lands.
The 5 percent tax on retailers would be in addition to the Wisconsin's 5 percent tax.
The Oneida Nation and the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians have joined the growing list of tribes with approved HEARTH Act regulations.
The Republican presidential campaign has indicated it is open to a meeting with leaders of the Navajo Nation Council.
Claudia Tenney, who currently serves in the New York Assembly, has frequently attacked the tribe and its representative, Ray Halbritter.
Joanne Shenandoah has been approved for the transplant and is awaiting surgery at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Florida.
The tribe wants to pay the city of Green Bay, Wisconsin, for services to its trust properties but some local leaders have concerns about taxation and jurisdiction issues.
Kalihwisaks, the tribe's newspaper, is running a two-part series on the negative impacts of drugs like heroin and prescription painkillers.
The town of Whitesboro, New York, was founded when a white man named Hugh White was given land by the Oneidas as an act of generosity.
The current symbol features the founder of Whitesboro, New York, with his hands on the shoulders of a man who is said to represent an Oneida person.
The original version featured the White man's hands on the neck of the Indian man, who is said to represent a member of the Oneida Nation.
As expected, the Chickasaw Nation citizen will return to University of New Mexico School of Law, where he previously served as dean.
The tribe started Bay Bank in 1995 and became the sole owner in 2000.
The tribes will be gain access to national criminal databases as required by the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010.
'If you’re living in a society that devalues your culture, or perpetuates stereotypes, you may be devaluing yourself,' the president said at the White House Tribal Nations Conference.
Terry Rambler took responsibility for dressing up in blackface and for posting a photo of his offensive costume on Facebook.
Customers were sold jewelry made by members of the Navajo Nation. The items were really produced in the Philippines.
The unique event focuses on ways to help Indian Country achieve food sovereignty and build food systems and businesses.
A final rule governing Secretarial elections calls for tribes to remove the Bureau of Indian Affairs from the process.
Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) will leave Congress at the end of October as conservative colleagues threaten a shutdown of the federal government.
Elaine Willman spent the last seven years fighting the Oneida Nation in Wisconsin. Now she's found a new target.
A former chairman of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin helped convince rodeo commissioners to end their relationship wit the Original Americans Foundation.
Tribal leaders and members were upset to see Chief Michell Hicks, who is leaving office, appear in a video in support of the team and its racist mascot.
Rodeo leaders said the funds from the Original Americans Foundation came with strings attached -- support for the team's racist name.