Everyone should acknowledge the positive impact Indigenous hunting can have on the protection and monitoring of the environment.
Two generations saw our Inuit and Dine homelands in Northern Canada nearly destroyed. Now my way of life is one of cultural repair.
A bill to block energy development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge exposes a long-running divide among Native peoples in Alaska.
The Sitka Tribe is seeking Indian Country's support as it seeks to protect the herring fishery in southeast Alaska.
Debra Call, a Democrat, fears the lives of Native citizens in Alaska will be put at risk if her Republican opponent wins on November 6.
Republicans in the Senate are moving forward with a final vote on Brett Kavanaugh after receiving the results of an FBI investigation.
The U.S. Supreme Court is back in session as Indian Country awaits the fate of controversial nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Republicans are intent on advancing Brett Kavanaugh even as more Alaska Natives oppose the controversial Supreme Court nominee.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is focusing on Native subsistence just as the Supreme Court takes up a case with potential impacts.
Key members of Congress are taking a look a subsistence, just a week after tribes scored an unusual victory in a treaty rights case.
Alaska Native artists are no longer allowed to sell certain goods on the popular website Etsy.com despite being allowed to do so under federal law.
The Chilkat Indian Village and three conservation groups are in court to stop a mining project in a critical salmon habitat in southeast Alaska.
Alaska Native corporations and their shareholders stand to gain from energy development of their own lands within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Alaska Natives remain as divided as ever as Republicans revive one of the most controversial policy debates in history: drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
A unique program in the Arctic tundra finds a way around federal regulation to put traditional foods on the hospital menu.
Cake brings Alaska Natives together, with bakers adding indigenous touches to their recipes and communities turning to cakes for fundraisers.
Alaska Native corporations stand to benefit from development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge but the Gwich'in people strongly oppose oil and gas development.
After a six-year battle, the Inuit hamlet of Clyde River has won its bid in the Supreme Court of Canada to against seismic testing in the waters of Baffin Bay and Davis Strait.
Salmon runs have been bad for the last two years and 2017 is shaping up to be the worst in the history of the Klamath River in California.
REDOIL (Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands) and other environmental groups are taking on the Trump administration.
An Alaska Native corporation plans to 'fight' the decision to outlaw development on more than 100 million acres in the Arctic Ocean.
Peter Paul Kawagaelg Williams staged his first runway show this year at Brooklyn Fashion Week.
The tribe doesn't think the new standards address the subsistence needs of its people.
Chairman Mike Baines said the egg gathering season was one of the worst in recent history.
Like any oppressed people, we learned to survive on what we had and white flour and processed sugar and high fat foods replaced our true traditional foods.
A federal judge determined that the reservation includes the islands within the Penobscot River but that the tribe does not own the river itself.
The AquAdvantage Salmon has been deemed safe to eat despite objections from consumer advocates and some lawmakers.
A reception for five contemporary Native artists offered a glimpse into the Obama administration's impact in Indian Country.
One month ago, President Obama made a historic and unprecedented three-day trip to Alaska and I had the honor and privilege to accompany him.
Royal Dutch Shell is withdrawing from energy development in the Chukchi Sea after tests failed to turn up signs of significant signs of oil and gas reserves.
The president met with Native people and Native leaders and visited two Native communities during his three-day visit to the 49th state.
Alaska Natives have identified the most pressing issue and priority amongst our people to be the mismanagement of hunting and fishing resources and the lack of tribal rights tied to these resources.
The state’s indifference to Alaska Natives continues, especially in its abrogation of basic services to Alaska Native villages.
I sincerely ask that Shell reconsider drilling in the Arctic, which will endanger the traditional food supply, the environment and culture of the Inupiat.
The Republican-led House defeated a proposal that would have recognized tribal authority over genetically modified foods.
An Air Force installation on St. Lawrence Island in Alaska was in operation for less than two decades but Native residents are still dealing with the fallout.
Marty Aranaydo came down from the St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Oregon, after spending nearly 40 hours there in protest of energy development.
Lawmakers weigh land-into-trust and subsistence issues at sparsely-attended hearing.
Lawmakers will take testimony on a Pueblo land-into-trust bill and an Alaska Native subsistence measure.
The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs will take testimony on the two bills.
Our home, the island of Saint Paul in the Pribilof Islands, is located in the central Bering Sea in the heart of the nation’s richest commercial fisheries.
The return of ancestral territory to an Alaska Native village is historic because the idea of tribal lands in Alaska is growing in both importance and inevitability.
Royal Dutch Shell plans to drill for oil and gas in the Chukchi Sea, an area used by Alaska Natives for subsistence foods.
This is the Climate Moment. A possible turning point.
The proposal drew immediate condemnation from the state's Congressional delegation.
National Public Radio heads to Alaska to find out how Native people are bringing traditional foods to the Thanksgiving table.
Alaska should be the model for Indian Country and state relations.
Democrat Byron Mallott would serve as lieutenant governor under independent Bill Walker if they win the race.
Why Senator Mark Begich and the Bill Walker/Byron Mallott ticket deserve votes from rural Alaska.
Why playing Indian never honors Native people.
I am proud to say Tlingit Haida Central Council and I personally have endorsed Senator Mark Begich and wish to see him re-elected to the Senate.
Alaska is a case in point where misleading ads about character are common.
The chairman of the Sitka Tribe, says Republican Dan Sullivan has trampled on Alaska Native rights.
The United Tribes of Bristol Bay support the re-election of Sen. Mark Begich (D).
My mother was Katie John. Her name has become symbolic across the state of Alaska for her life-long legal battle to protect traditional rights.
Bill places land in trust for Pascua Yaqui Tribe and recognizes subsistence rights of Hoonah Indian Association.
The Store Outside Your Door is keeping Alaska Native food traditions alive.
Robert Heyano, the president of the United Tribes of Bristol Bay, explains why Alaska Natives are fighting the Pebble Mine.