The Dakota Access Pipeline has experienced 12 spills of more than 6,100 gallons of crude oil in less than two years of operation.
Native pipeline fighters celebrated the death of a state law aimed at preventing them from protesting against the Keystone XL Pipeline.
A Canadian company needs a large amount of water for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Tribes and water protectors are fighting back.
A new generation of Native activists took a canoe journey around Alcatraz to mark Indigenous Peoples Day and pay homage to occupation of the island 50 years ago.
The University of Wyoming College of Law is hosting two public events focusing on water contamination on one reservation and and a treaty rights case recently decided by the Supreme Court.
As Lakota people, we must realize the fact that our ancient world view is as valid as any other.
So what's going on with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation case? No one knows.
All of Indian Country is waiting on the U.S. Supreme Court to do what is morally and legally right.
What wilderness advocates and members of the Crow Tribe called a 'nightmare' scenario in Montana’s Crazy Mountains appears to be coming true, and sooner than they thought.
The Cherokee people have spent generations surviving and persevering through a series of federal policies that conspire to destroy our government, break up our families and relegate our people to the pages of history.
Two generations saw our Inuit and Dine homelands in Northern Canada nearly destroyed. Now my way of life is one of cultural repair.
The federal government has treaty and trust responsibilities to tribal governments, including the protection of tribal cultural resources.
Every tribe has one treasure it must protect from plunder, a treasure that dwarfs all other treasures combined — tribal sovereignty.
What is happening at the Sioux San Hospital in South Dakota is no longer a laughing matter.
A statue of Ponca Chief Standing Bear will be on display for years to come, and I encourage Nebraskans to look for it when they next visit the U.S. Capitol.
These waters were, and are, the very pulse of Ojibwe traditional culture.
We need to face some dark truths about ourselves. One, we wanted the money, not the land.
A grassroots movement encourages non-Natives in Seattle, Washington, to pay monthly reparations to the Duwamish Tribe.
The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians can acquire homelands over the objections of a much larger and more politically engaged tribe, a federal appeals court ruled.
While there has been a recent growing awareness of Indigenous cultures at Canadian universities, racism, violence and dismissal still dominate conversations on campus.
How did the government get this power over tribes? They took it.
'The tribe is fighting back,' an attorney for the Oglala Sioux said of plans for a large scale uranium mine in South Dakota.
Project Reconciliation is a direct response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's call for Indigenous communities 'gain long-term sustainable benefits from economic development projects.'
The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians do not have a treaty-established reservation in Michigan, a federal judge ruled.
I am humbled and grateful for your confidence in me to serve our great Cherokee Nation as your Principal Chief for the next four years.
Tribal advocates are seeking a World Indigenous Peoples Decade of Water as they fight the Keystone XL Pipeline.
From Amy Klobuchar's 'I care' moment to Steve Bullock's defense of the Indian Child Welfare Act, here's a recap of what you might have missed.
The historic Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum is underway in Sioux City, Iowa, in the homelands of several tribes.
With a prominent Indian Country figure as a supporter, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is promising major changes in the federal-tribal relationship.
I imagine how much Frank LaMere would enjoy participating in his own presidential forum next week in Iowa.
Urban Indian patients are suing the federal government to ensure their care remains in the hands of the Indian Health Service.
The late attorney Arthur Lazarus, Jr., handled the Sioux Nation's landmark claim to the Black Hills.
Arthur Lazarus Jr., an Indian law practitioner who represented the Sioux Nation in its Black Hills land claim, died on July 27, 2019.
For too long, partisan politics have taken the Native Vote and needs of Indian Country for granted.
The 2020 Democratic presidential field is a crowded one. Some candidates are distinguishing themselves in Indian Country.
The Indian Health Service has a trust and treaty responsibility to provide proper health care to tribal members and it continues to fail in its duty.
As Donald Trump agrees reluctantly to respect the Supreme Court, he follows a long-ago legal victory of the Cherokee Nation.
The Lakota people referred to the buffalo as their relative, either by brother or sister.
You can’t make this stuff up. At the end of the fossil fuel era, the plan is to transfer the liability to Native people.
Leaders of the Ute Tribe and the Yankton Sioux Tribe are calling on fellow Indian nations to oppose an eagle feather petition they say weakens treaty rights and undermines sovereignty.
July 16 was the first General Mad Anthony Day in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Not everyone, including the Miami Tribe, was celebrating.
John Paul Stevens often supported the rights of tribes during his time on the nation's highest court.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on tribal land claims, tribal self-governance, Indian education and Indian policy.
Most Lakota with any common sense know that there will never be a deal struck to return all of the Black Hills to the Indian people.
The backers of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline are seeking to double operations in North Dakota.