The family of Indian nations is growing, with 573 tribes recognized by the United States.
Cockacoeske united her fellow Indian nations and signed a key treaty during a time of great change.
Rep. Tom Cole, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, is reported safe after a train carrying Republican lawmakers derailed in an incident that has led to one fatality and some injuries.
Three years ago, no federally-recognized tribes existed in Virginia, one of the thirteen original American states.
It's official -- there are now 573 federally recognized tribes in the United States.
Two tribes are receiving $6 million in payments in connection with a new power line that runs through their ancestral territory in Virginia.
A landmark bill to recognize six tribes in Virginia is headed to President Donald Trump for his signature.
It's been more than two decades since Congress passed a stand-alone federal recognition bill but six tribes in Virginia are hoping to turn the tide in their favor.
Federal recognition for tribes in Virginia, economic development for tribes in Oregon and housing for Native veterans are on the agenda for the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
Hail & Hog Kitchen and Tap barely lasted one football season and all of its burgundy-and-gold assets are on the auction block.
The more people are quiet about the world they wish to live in, the easier it is to accept that things around them will never change, Charles Kader writes on Indian Country Media Network.
Secretary Ryan Zinke of the Department of the Interior continues to stand by President Donald Trump amid controversy over racial violence in Virginia.
President Donald Trump is again facing widespread condemnation for his response to racial violence in Virginia but there's little evidence that he will face consequences within his own Republican party.
Stephen Rivera, a citizen of the Seneca Nation, has staged a one-man protest against the Washington NFL team at the team's training camp in Richmond, Virginia.
President Donald Trump offered a late rebuke of the 'KKK, neo-Nazis, White supremacists and other hate groups' in an attempt to address controversy over his handling of a racial violence in Virginia.
Federal authorities have opened a 'civil rights investigation' into the death of a woman at a White supremacist rally as President Donald Trump continues to face questions about his handling of the incident.
Isn’t it time for the media to be honest and call white supremacists the domestic terrorists that they are?
The Pamunkey Tribe, the newest member of the federally-recognized family of Indian nations, continues to make gains in Virginia.
Partisan bickering has once again derailed the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
A natural gas pipeline that would run through North Carolina and Virginia has an unusually disproportionate impact on tribal communities.
A new monument in Virginia will recognize the importance of the original tribal nations in the state.
Six tribes whose ancestors welcomed the first European settlers at Jamestown are inching closer to federal recognition.
The tribes enjoy a long relationship with foreign nations but have yet to be acknowledged by the United States.
Legislation to bring more teachers to Indian Country, recognize the tribes whose ancestors welcomed the first European settlers and improve economic opportunities on reservations are advancing on Capitol Hill.
Lawmakers are taking action on bills to recruit and retain Native teachers, extend federal recognition to six tribes in Virginia and boost economic development in Indian Country.
Partisan outrage over the sudden firing of the nation's top law enforcement official is affecting Indian Country's agenda on Capitol Hill.
A bill to recruit and retain teachers in Indian Country, plus another to extend federal recognition to six tribe in Virginia, are on the agenda.
The recognition is overdue — in the extreme.
The tribes were among the first to sign treaties with European nations and they helped the first European settlers survive at Jamestown.
The ad features an all-White, all-male group of football fans who are portrayed as having game day ruined by Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Sharon Day: 'All the while, we’re speaking to that water. We’re telling the water how much we care about her.'
A lower court has yet to rule on the team's trademark fight against Native youth activists.
'It is time for the government to put this issue to rest and acknowledge the legitimacy of the Chickahominy, the Eastern Chickahominy, the Upper Mattaponi, the Rappahannock, the Monacan and the Nansemond tribes.'
Congress hasn't extended federal recognition to a tribe since 2000 but six tribes in Virginia and another in Montana think they have a shot this year.
Indian Country and the Obama administration oppose H.R.3764 because it puts Congress solely in power of determining who gets federal recognition.
A new book counters the prevailing theory of how barbecue spread throughout the South.
The Red Lake Nation citizen bundled $431,000 for the Hillary Victory Fund.
According to historical sources, Shawnee warriors attacked European settlers at Kerr's Creek in 1759 and 1763.
The Democratic and Republican candidates are turning their attention to one of the biggest days of the election cycle: the Super Tuesday primaries.
The Pamunkey Tribe is the 567th to be federally recognized in the nation and the first in Virginia with that status.
Bob Gray, chief of the Pamunkey Indians, knows tribal members should’ve worked ages ago to navigate the bureaucratic hurdles leading to federal designation.
Stand Up For California was the only group that challenged the Virginia tribe's federal status.
The Virginia-based Pamunkey Tribe is set to become the 567th federally recognized tribe in the United States.
Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) wants to lure the team back to the nation's capital despite its controversial symbol.
The tribe thought its struggle was over when the Clinton administration issued a favorable finding in 2000 but the Obama administration reversed course in 2009.
The Pamunkey Tribe and the Upper Mattaponi Tribe presented two deer, pottery, a bracelet and a bolo tie to Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D).
An anti-Indian group on the other side of the country filed an appeal that will delay the Virginia tribe's federal status.
Congress hasn't extended federal recognition to a tribe in more than a decade but that could be changing as two bills saw widespread support at a hearing.
Congress has not passed a stand-alone federal recognition bill since the mid-1990s but two measures seem to be gaining momentum.
A bill to benefit an Alaska Native health corporation and another for the Navajo Nation are ready for President Barack Obama's signature.
History professor Ethan Schmidt was shot and killed in his office at Delta State University in Mississippi.
A delegation from Chief Dull Knife College on the Northern Cheyenne Nation in Montana sent scientific experiments into space.
Officially, the District of Columbia Council has called on the Washington NFL team to get rid of a mascot considered to be 'racist and derogatory.'
Preliminary talks are underway for potential sites in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., but the team's president said the racist mascot isn't on the table.
Kevin Brown stepped down as chief after the tribe won a favorable decision from the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Larry Ray Denny abandoned his job at the Bureau of Land Management in Virginia in order to work for the tribe in Montana.
Officials in Virginia and Washington, D.C., are trying to lure the team with the racist mascot away from its current home in Maryland.
The tribe resides on a 1,200-acre reservation that was set aside in the 1600s but it's not yet considered Indian Country.
Recognition for the Pamunkeys, in addition to being the right thing to do, represents another repudiation of William Plecker’s bestial racism, and the Virginia government’s.
The long-running dispute isn't over as the team vows to win by taking the case to the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals.