Indian Country bracing for worst with Donald Trump's planned budget cuts (May 18, 2017)

Tribes are telling allies in Congress that the president's forthcoming cuts violate the federal government's treaty and trust responsibilities.

Lawmakers push to renew Special Diabetes Program for Indians (May 18, 2017)

The program has bipartisan support and has demonstrated success but it's due to expire before the end of the year unless Congress takes action.

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe repays $54K to address federal audit (May 18, 2017)

An investigation uncovered $1.4 million in questionable costs but the tribe and the Bureau of Reclamation whittled down the number.

House passes bill to extend federal recognition to Virginia tribes (May 18, 2017)

The tribes enjoy a long relationship with foreign nations but have yet to be acknowledged by the United States.

Steve Russell: There's a downside to impeaching Donald Trump (May 18, 2017)

Is America, let alone Indian country, comfortable with the line of succession after President Trump?

Bipartisan task force announced to look into Indian Health Service (May 18, 2017)

The 14-member working group will look for ways to improve the delivery of health care to the first Americans.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe cannabis trial opens in South Dakota (May 18, 2017)

A non-Indian consultant who tried to help the tribe open a marijuana resort is being charged in state court.

Albert Bender: Police slaughter of Red and Black people rages unabated (May 18, 2017)

We don’t know who will be the next victim, but what we do know is that there will be more victims.