The Trump administration’s position on the Arctic raises so many questions about Indigenous governance (and knowledge).
Native activists are celebrating after a judge blocked certain pre-construction activities on the Keystone XL Pipeline, including work on controversial man camps that are linked to crimes against Native women.
A new lawsuit accuses the Trump administration of failing to consider all of the impacts of the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
Doesn’t it seem that we are all living in a reality show called 'Keeping up with the Trumps.'
Keith Harper, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, was the first member of a federally recognized tribe to serve in an ambassador-level post.
Eight of the Republican president-elect's picks are going before the Senate this week.
The first-ever meeting of the North American Working Group on Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls took place at the White House.
The Indigenous International Repatriation Conference comes amid renewed attention on the theft and sale of tribal property.
The Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act (STOP Act) prohibits the the export of tribal property and punishes people who traffic in stolen items.
Tribal leaders are embracing Hillary Clinton but rival Bernie Sanders has vowed to keep fighting until the Democratic convention in July.
No President or politician has ever done anything good or positive for the poor people of Honduras.
The state's Public Utilities Commission certified the construction permit for the controversial pipeline despite opposition from Indian Country and allies.
Tribes and grassroots organizations joined in planning direct actions to protest the Keystone XL route across 1851 and 1868 Ft. Laramie Treaty territory.
The Canadian firm behind the project said it would review its options after learning of the decision.
The Indigenous Environmental Network said the 2016 presidential election motivated TransCanada's request to delay the decision.
The Canadian company behind the project is asking the State Department to suspend review of its long-delayed application.
A reception for five contemporary Native artists offered a glimpse into the Obama administration's impact in Indian Country.
The Democratic presidential candidate initially refused to answer questions about the multi-state pipeline that tribes and environmental groups are fighting.
At the opening of the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic (GLACIER), I had the opportunity to meet some extraordinary young Alaskans who are taking important steps to make a meaningful impact on the future of their communities.
The president will focus on climate change during his first extended visit to the 49th state.
TransCanada submitted the cross-border application in September 2009 but
The former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator won't give a position on the controversial project.
Nearly every candidate in the wide open 2016 race lacks significant experience in Indian issues.
Tribes expressed near unanimous opposition but DOI -- as a trustee for Indian Country -- has not made public its comments on the controversial project.
It's not clear who is behind the account or whether it is linked to the Republican candidate's campaign.
Language from the National Security Council’s memorandum explains the basis for the U.S.’s 2010 position on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples issued by the Department of State.
The Indigenous Environmental Network lauded President Barack Obama for heeding the call of the Oceti Sakowin in his veto of a congressional bill to authorize TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline across treaty territory.
The youth from South Dakota call the project a threat to their treaty rights and their way of life.
Keystone XL resisters announced a civil-disobedience and direct-action training at the Lakota Community Center in the Cheyenne River Indian homelands, February 20-22.
President Obama has said greenhouse gas emissions will be a factor in his decision on the permit for the project.
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Association urged President Barack Obama to veto any legislation in favor of TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Keystone XL Pipeline and to reject the Canadian company’s application for a Presidential Permit.
The most recent House bill to approve the Keystone pipeline was passed 266-153 and sent to the Senate.
The U.S.’s goal is to use the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to reinforce the existing and dominating U.S. federal Indian law system.
Cherokee Nation citizen is first member of a federally recognized tribe in an ambassador-rank post.
Spiritual camps and allies are inviting the public to join them June 21 for a day of unity and action in South Dakota against the Keystone XL Pipeline.
The president didn't address the controversy during his historic visit to Indian Country.
Rudolph Ryser of the Center for World Indigenous Studies says State Department doesn't want to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
The Cowboy Indian Alliance continued their protests against the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline
The Cowboy Indian Alliance arrived in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to protest the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
Gyasi Ross calls on Indian Country to help stop the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
The State Department is taking more time to review the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
A letter that ties the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota to the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline is only a contingency, Vice Chairman Boyd Gourneau said.
Critics of TransCanada Corp.’s proposal to cross Lakota Territory with the Keystone XL Pipeline revealed a paper trail April 3, which exposed the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe’s disposition to cooperate with the project.
Alfred Walking Bull reports on tribal opposition in South Dakota and Nebraska to the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
For the second time in two years, the State Department has been cleared of conflict of interest for its handling of the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
President Barack Obama will make a decision on the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline in the next couple of months, according to state governors who attended a meeting at the White House today.
With public comments due by March 7 on the most recent version of the environmental impact statement for TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline proposal, Native Americans and allies continued to lambast the idea as a risky proposition.
Native Americans across the Great Plains vowed to double down on their commitment to block construction of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline.
The State Department is reviewing comments on the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline but a final decision might not come until next year.
Steven Newcomb discusses how tribes can assert independence in light of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
In an interview with The New York Times, President Barack Obama questioned whether the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline will create as many jobs as supporters claim.
Eddie Brown discusses the appointment of Jack Jackson Jr., a member of the Navajo Nation, as Native liaison at the State Department:
Jack Jackson Jr., a member of the Navajo Nation, will be serving as a Native liaison at the State Department in Washington, D.C.
A walkout by tribal leaders at a U.S. State Department meeting on May 16 was among several actions in South Dakota Indian country during the week to oppose TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline across the Great Plains.
The Environmental Protection Agency has rated the environmental impact statement for the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline as "insufficient" due to lack of information about climate change, pipeline safety and alternate...