Democratic lawmakers beat back a series of Republican amendments before advancing bills to restrict mining around the Grand Canyon and on tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico.
Tribes are supporting legislation to ban energy development on ancestral lands in Arizona and in New Mexico.
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.
Is newly-confirmed Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt about to present a nice gift to his home state of Colorado?
Legislation to protect ancestral and sacred tribal lands is gaining steam on Capitol Hill.
I’m seeking out the histories and communities that existed before Route 66 and that survive still today.
Jenni Monet is headed to trial this fall after arriving late to a court appearance on charges of drunken driving and resisting arrest in New Mexico.
Jenni Monet is a free woman, despite a new warrant out for her arrest in New Mexico.
Pueblo and Navajo leaders are testifying about the need to protect ancestral lands in New Mexico.
Federal prosecutors concluded they could not secure a conviction 'beyond a reasonable doubt' in the death of 53-year-old Phillip Glock.
Journalist Jenni Monet is facing charges of driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest in an incident she is blaming on racial profiling.
With backing from one of the first Native women in Congress, tribes are calling for a permanent ban on energy development on ancestral territory.
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.
President Trump's decision to reduce the Bears Ears National Monument is harming tribal sites, members of Congress were told.
Haskell Indian Nations University is mourning the loss of Darrian Diwayan, a basketball standout from the Pueblo of Laguna.
With the threat of another shutdown looming, tribal leaders are supporting legislation they hope will protect their communities from the drama and disorder in the nation's capital.
When will the longest government shutdown in history end? Tribes are waiting for a thaw in Washington.
A non-Indian man has been charged in connection with an apparent road rage incident at Ohkay Owingeh in northern New Mexico.
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 Trump administration is more than happy to promote drug busts in Indian Country but one tribe is striking back.
Two tribal communities will be getting new schools thanks to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Cartoonist Ricardo Caté has turned his attention to politics and the environment.
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.
For the first time, a new report has put a price tag on the sale of tribal cultural property on the international market.
A non-Native journalist visits a logged tribal-managed forest and finds a radiant garden.
The Trump administration continues to dismantle the Bears Ears National Monument despite objections from tribes.
A movement toward reconciliation is taking place after decades of divisiveness in New Mexico's capital city.
A sacred object that was taken from the Pueblo of Zuni more than four decades ago will be returning home
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.
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.
Federal officials mistakenly published confidential information about cliff dwellings, spiritual structures, rock art and other Native sites in Utah.
Key lawmakers are looking into the Trump administration's controversial reorganization amid ongoing complaints in Indian Country.
A bill that protects Indian Country from funding cuts but fails to stop the Trump administration's controversial reorganization is moving forward.
A portion of the Santa Fe National Forest has been closed to geothermal development in order to protect tribal sacred sites.
The discovery of a skull on a library shelf highlights the long history of treating Native ancestors as collector's items.
Deb Haaland is connecting with voters by linking her Laguna Pueblo background to her progressive Democratic campaign in New Mexico.
Indian Country witnessed history as Deb Haaland secured a commanding victory in her bid to become the first Native woman in the U.S. House.
Tribal leaders are hailing legislation to protect Chaco Culture National Historical Park from new energy development.
Developed over thousands of years, Native architecture can build climate resiliency.
How do you honor New Mexico’s colorful past without celebrating violent colonialism in racially charged festivities?
Tribal leaders are endorsing a bill that would prevent the Trump administration from allowing energy development on their ancestral lands in New Mexico.
A bipartisan bill aimed at stopping the trafficking of tribal items is taking a step forward on Capitol Hill amid ongoing concern over the sale of cultural property.
'In my spare time I would mess with computer programs to see what capabilities they had,' says Acoma Pueblo artist Jon Juanico.
Across sovereign governments, a group of Southwest tribes prepares to launch their own network.
Police officers from the Pueblo of Santa Ana responded to a girl's soccer game after a racially-tinged brawl broke out among players and parents.
Charlotte Little, a citizen of the Pueblo of San Felipe, is the new city clerk for Albuquerque in New Mexico.