A petition that could lead to major changes in the way eagle feathers are eagle parts are handled by the federal government has generated significant controversy.
Rosenda Strong, a Native mother of four, went missing on the Yakama Nation in October 2018.
Landowners from the Umatilla Reservation are benefiting from a second round of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
Two Pacific Northwest conflicts exemplify a union between tribal nations and anti-fossil fuel advocates.
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
There is major concern amongst South Dakota’s tribal leaders about a bill to authorize the arrest of fugitives in Indian Country.
Lawmakers from Oregon and Washington are calling on the Trump administration to honor the federal government's treaty and trust responsibilities.
The Ancient One was laid to rest after a 21-year legal and political battle over the status of the remains.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is required to transfer the remains of the Kennewick Man within 90 days.
The Kennewick Man will finally be coming home once President Barack Obama signs a national water bill into law.
The Southern Ute Tribe will receive $126 million, on the higher end of a recent round of settlements.
Tribes with treaty rights along the Columbia River are hoping to defeat the proposed terminal in Washington.
The 96-car train carrying crude oil derailed in the usual and accustomed fishing grounds of the Columbia River treaty tribes.
The tribes are lobbying Congress to pass legislation that would bring the Ancient One back to his relatives.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has once again confirmed that the remains known to the tribe as the Ancient One are Native American.
An appropriations bill advancing in Congress urges the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to complete plans for a new tribal village at The Dalles Dam.
Help might finally be on the way for four treaty tribes whose members are forced to endure substandard living conditions along the Columbia River.
Another year cannot pass without action to improve living conditions and provide more housing for the people whose culture and heritage are at one with the majestic Columbia River.
The four Columbia River treaty tribes lost prime fishing sites due to the construction of dams between the 1930s through the 1970s.
The tribe is directly or indirectly responsible for 11 percent of the jobs in Umatilla County, according to an economic consultant.
The tribes will be gain access to national criminal databases as required by the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010.
S.1979, the Bring the Ancient One Home Act, would finally allow Pacific Northwest tribes to rebury one of their ancestors.
Participants said hearing from First Lady Michelle Obama was a highlight of the White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, D.C.
Pacific Northwest tribes have been waiting nearly two decades to rebury an ancestor who has been linked to them by DNA.
'We have always maintained the belief that the Ancient One was one of us,' Colville Tribes Chairman Jim Boyd said.
Thousands of tribal leaders and members gathered from May 29 through June 11 in 1855 to negotiate treaties.
A woman who claims she is a descendant of the Nez Perce legend started decorating the statue but the tribal chairman wasn't happy with her displays.
The 2013 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act recognizes the 'inherent power' of tribes to prosecute non-Indians.
The Tamástslikt Cultural Institute is hosting 'Ramp It Up' from March 14 to May 25.
Landowners on five reservations in five states are facing deadlines in March and April.
Individual Indians have accepted $4.16 million for their fractionated interests on the reservation.
The offers were made to nearly 1,800 landowners, who have until October 31 to respond.
Since the program started last winter, DOI has successfully concluded $103 million in transactions and has transferred nearly 265,000 acres to tribal governments.
Scientists have finally published their research into the 9,500-year-old remains of the Kennewick Man.
The Umatilla player's star power wasn't enough to help her team win the game, though.
She scored a record-breaking 29 points during the game.
The Umatilla Tribes say they won't accept money in exchange for supporting a coal export terminal in eastern Oregon.
Chuck Sams, the editor of the Confederated Umatilla Journal, reflects on his tribe's participation in the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
Rookie from Umatilla Tribes received third highest number of votes.
The tribe has already identified 400 parcels of highly fractionated interests.
The Umatilla Tribes of Oregon installed the first wind turbine on the reservation at the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute.
Coeur D’Alene Tribe, Umatilla Tribes and Gila River Tribes are latest to sign agreements.
Scientist has told tribal leaders that they are not related to the Kennewick Man.
Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, is headed to the WNBA.
The career of Shoni Schimmel as a college athlete was arguably the most followed of any Indian athlete in the history of sports.
Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, has been drafted by the Atlanta Dream.
Brent Cahwee looks at the rise of Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Umatilla Tribes whose basketball career has stirred pride throughout Indian Country.
More than 1,500 Native Americans -- including 60 from the Muscogee Nation -- turned out in force to cheer on two college basketball standouts.
Three tribes are the first to exercise jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders under a pilot program established by S.47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act.
The Walla Walla Tribe has filed a petition to stop a megaload shipment in Oregon.
Three tribes will be able to prosecute non-Indians for domestic violence offenses as part of a pilot project established by the Department of Justice.
Three tribes will be the first in the nation to exercise authority over non-Indian offenders under S.47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013.
The Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation have raised concerns about a megaload shipment in Oregon.
NDNSPORTS.COM reports from the WNIT Championship game, where Indian fans turned out to support two sisters from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation who played in the NCAA basketball championships this spring, speaks out against the use of racist mascots in sports.
The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon are working to keep the Umatilla, Walla Walla and Nez Perce alive for new generations.
Nicole Willis, the tribal liaison for the city of Seattle, Washington, was charged in connection with a domestic violence incident.