The Trump administration is moving forward with yet another controversial energy development initiative, giving Democrats and tribes a new opportunity to criticize the president's public lands failings and the impact on the first Americans.
Tourism-dependent businesses say their location on the Blackfeet Nation makes them uniquely vulnerable to the economic impacts of the coronavirus.
In a major show of unity, nearly every Indian Country organization is warning of efforts to 'abrogate' tribal sovereignty following a historic win at the nation's highest court.
'We look forward to showing why the Dakota Access Pipeline is too dangerous to operate,' Chairman Mike Faith of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe said.
'We evict KXL and DAPL from our Lakota lands,' a declaration against two pipeline operators reads.
Opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline continues to grow while the owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline deal with ongoing challenges.

Lookout Solar Project has experienced some pitfalls from the COVID-19 pandemic, but progress is being made to bring jobs to the Pine Ridge Reservation.

The Black Prairie Bison Company will provide premium, fresh bison cuts and jerky products nationwide, drawing on the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes' deep cultural connection to bison.

'The court’s ruling is a victory for people who are bearing the brunt of federal and tribal oil and gas development,' says Lisa DeVille of Fort Berthold Protectors of Water and Earth Rights.

Realizing the full potential of Rapid City’s trade area requires involvement of Native Americans and the maximization of their purchasing power in the largely white border town.

After being cut out of the loop by tribes and a rival Republican, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt is stumbling his way into a treaty rights debate.

Tribal nations succeeded in barring the release of COVID-19 relief money to Alaska Native Corporations for a second time while they pursue an appeal in the case.

The wealthy owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline aren't shutting down quietly following a landmark victory secured by tribes of the Sioux Nation.

Washington’s NFL team on Monday officially dropped its name, a derogatory term for Native Americans that the team has held since 1933.

A non-Indian attorney has lost his case against Indianz.Com and other news organizations.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has ordered an oil pipeline company to pay $187 million for trespassing on the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota.

'A lot of Native American people do not want to be looked at as a sidekick, a caricature or a stereotype,' says Apache artist and activist Douglas Miles.

Tribal leaders and constituents across Lakota Territory and elsewhere welcomed a hard-won court order to shut off the oil flow in the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Alaska Native corporations will continue to wait for more than a half-billion dollars in COVID-19 relief as tribal nations press the U.S. to fulfill its trust and treaty responsibilities.

The Dakota Access Pipeline must be shut down and emptied by August 5, 2020, following a federal judge's landmark decision.

The Blackfeet Nation is seeking co-management authority for the sacred Badger-Two Medicine Area in Montana.

A citizen of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is pursuing a $147 million claim against her own tribe over a business deal gone bad, Buffalo's Fire reports.

Tribes fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline won a major victory as a judge ordered oil to stop flowing through treaty territory. But the battle is far from over.

A federal judge has cleared the way for Alaska Native corporations to receive shares of an $8 billion COVID-19 relief fund that was designated for tribal governments.

A bitter dispute over $8 billion in COVID-19 relief for Indian Country continues to simmer on Capitol Hill, with some lawmakers blaming tribes for the Trump administration's mismanagement of the much-needed funds.

Blackfeet Nation leaders, citing the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, have decided to keep the eastern entrances to Glacier National Park closed for the rest of the tourism season.

A federal judge has handed the Trump administration a much-needed victory for its coronavirus response efforts, ruling that Alaska Native corporations are entitled to shares of an $8 billion COVID-19 relief fund.

Ashley Forney, a citizen of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, was terminated after telling superiors about racism and hostility in the workforce.

The Supreme Court ruled that the Civil Rights Act protections against 'sex discrimination' also protect gay or transgender employees from discrimination, even if they are not specifically mentioned in the 1964 law.

With tribes still waiting on COVID-19 payments by the federal government, Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin is appearing before Congress to discuss the Trump administration's response to the crisis.

From missed deadlines to a massive data breach, the Trump administration's handling of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund promised to tribes has been one big mess.

The killing of George Floyd by police officers has set off a firestorm in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, home to a large urban Indian community.

Businesses have been changing ways of operation and avenues of income from day to day during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A coronavirus scare at a grocery store on the Omaha Reservation forced a tribally-owned corporation to conduct an expensive deep cleaning of the business.

A former White House aide won a $3 million contract to supply respirator masks to Navajo Nation hospitals, just 11 days after he created a company to sell personal protective equipment in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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