The Nena Springs Fire started on a ranch near the Warm Springs Reservation and ended up burning more than 68,000 acres in Oregon.
Legislation to protect ancestral and sacred tribal lands is gaining steam on Capitol Hill.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on tribal homelands and tribal treaty bills.
Native Americans and Indigenous people are well represented in The Advocate magazine's annual list of 'Champions of Pride.'
By teaming up to defend the place they all call home, 'cowboys and Indians' are protecting their lands and waters for all.
'No more of our children should die due to negligence of the schools,' a grieving parent says.
A small group of Republicans are going on record as opponents of tribal legislation.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will take testimony on bills affecting Indian education, treaty rights and tribal homelands.
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.
A new housing project gives the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians an opportunity to return to their ancestral territory in Oregon.
The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians have rebounded after falling victim to termination in the 1950s.
Congress went on break last week but not before sending another pro-tribal bill to President Donald Trump.
Native women are coming forward with complaints about their treatment at the National Congress of American Indians.
Two wolf pups are growing up on the Warm Springs Reservation, in the shadow of iconic Mount Hood in Oregon.
Efforts to save the storied Kah-Nee-Ta Resort and Spa in Oregon have failed.
The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs are planning to close a resort on the reservation and elders aren't happy about it.
Landowners from the Umatilla Reservation are benefiting from a second round of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is hoping to clear up a cloud hanging over marijuana in Indian Country and in states across the nation.
'It’s really the spirit within our people that I felt crying out,' Chairwoman Cheryle Kennedy says of items on display at the Grand Ronde tribal museum.
An African American activist hosted the first 'Reparations Happy Hour' in Portland, Oregon, an event designed to provide a welcoming space for people of color.
A 15-year-old boy started a massive fire that endangered treaty and cultural resources along the Columbia River.
President Donald Trump will soon be getting another Indian bill to sign thanks to bipartisan action on Capitol Hill.
Even more tribes are raising questions about a bill to restore federal recognition to the Ruffey Rancheria in California.
Landowners from the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs are seeing nearly $3.7 million in offers for their fractional interests on the reservation.
The Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe is joining the marijuana industry with the opening of High Point in Washington.
Three tribal elders are planning an appeal in order to hold the federal government accountable for bulldozing a sacred site in Oregon.
The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation are getting a second shot at the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
An Oregon politician gave away a Pendleton he received from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation because it posed an ethical dilemma
Climate activists in Portland, Oregon, celebrate a win against Big Oil as city- and state-level initiatives gain momentum across the country.
Less than a month after securing his first Indian legislative achievement, President Donald Trump has signed a second tribal bill into law.
Communities throughout the Northwest, often led by Native American tribes, have been stopping one big oil project after another.
Two Indian bills, one helping Alaska Natives with a health facility and the other benefiting tribes in Oregon, are taking another big step forward on Capitol Hill.
The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs will take testimony on three tribal self-determination and land bills on November 15.
Lawmakers from Oregon and Washington are calling on the Trump administration to honor the federal government's treaty and trust responsibilities.
A bill to repeal one of the many remnants of the termination era is advancing in Congress.
Despite being restored to federal recognition, the Klamath Tribes are still hindered by a termination-era law that limits control of their own assets.
Elder Carol Logan: 'What would you do if the government needlessly bulldozed your place of worship?'
The Trump administration has entered into the first new agreement since announcing a change in direction for the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
A county in Oregon has been getting constant complaints about a highway named 'Dead Indian Memorial Road" so it might do something about it.
It's been more than two decades since Congress passed a stand-alone federal recognition bill but six tribes in Virginia are hoping to turn the tide in their favor.
Federal recognition for tribes in Virginia, economic development for tribes in Oregon and housing for Native veterans are on the agenda for the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
A total solar eclipse is coming to America on August 21 and viewing options exist in Indian Country.
Partisan bickering has once again derailed the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians are the first Indian nation in Oregon to hire a dental therapist.
Despite a rocky couple of days on Capitol Hill for tribal interests, it wasn't all bad news this week for Indian Country.
The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians has entered the coffee industry.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on bills affecting the Johnson O'Malley education program and several tribes in Oregon.
Eric Lee Flores, a young citizen of the Tulalip Tribes, was sentenced to probation and home detention for his role in the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets on July 12 to consider bills affecting the Johnson O'Malley education program and several tribes in Oregon.
Three of the baskets are believed to more than a century old.
The Rogue River School District will keep its 'Chieftain' mascot and add tribal history to the curriculum
The Oregon tribe is working with public schools to address their use of Indian imagery and to include tribal history in the classrooms.
Opposition to the sale of public lands appears to have played a major role in the selection of the Montana Republican to lead the Interior Department.
The legislation makes it easier for the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians and the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde to restore their homelands.
The bills help the Siletz Tribes and the Grand Ronde Tribes restore their homelands.
The Oregon tribe is replacing three judges whose last ruling put an end to a long-running disenrollment dispute.