The recent Supreme Court decision is movement in the right direction to begin the correction of long endured wrongs against this country’s Indigenous peoples.
The Republican Party kicked off its national convention with no visible Native presence, opening a week of events that stand in marked contrast to the Democrats trying to unseat Donald Trump from office.
Almost 20 years ago, Tara Sweeney came to Washington to lobby for drilling on her people's homelands. Her efforts have been rewarded by the Trump administration.
It is a tremendous responsibility to lead the largest tribal government in the country, but together, we are working to make Cherokee communities, families and culture stronger.
Zachary Bear Heels, Lakota and Kiowa, died after being shocked 12 times and punched 13 times in the head by police officers in Nebraska.
The Democratic Party wrapped up its convention with a prime-time speech from Deb Haaland and calls for Indian Country to get out the vote.

The McGirt decision and order is not a gift, the ruling simply provides complete and undeniable clarity to all about the proper lawful territorial jurisdiction for tribes.

It took the better part of a century to pass a law saying American women had the right to vote. It took even longer to deliver this right to Indigenous women.

Systemic racism and underfunding of the trust and treaty responsibility are tied to the heavy toll of COVID-19 on the first Americans.

'It is an opportunity also to remind the US citizens throughout this country that tribal nations have contributed greatly to the freedoms of this country,' Jonathan Nez said of his appearance at the Democratic National Convention.

The first Americans stole the stage before a captive audience as they presented delegate votes for their party's presidential ticket during the Democratic National Convention.

About 100 people took part in the Sturgis Medicine Wheel Ride to raise awareness about the crisis of missing and murdered women, children and Two Spirit relatives.

Indian Country leaders are standing up for Democrats Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as they seek to defeat Republican Donald Trump and Mike Pence at the polls.

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.

It is often said it takes a village to raise a child. The saying could not be truer and I firmly believe our country’s teachers are an important part of that village.

To slow the spread of coronavirus, the development of a vaccine to treat COVID-19 is crucial, and I am proud this is being taken seriously in our country.

'Enough is enough': The Northern Cheyenne Tribe is blaming the Bureau of Indian Affairs for lawlessness on its homelands in Montana.

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.

It’s important for all our communities to be counted – especially Indian Country – to ensure we bring back resources and representation that is rightfully ours.

Lying about your tribal identity could land you in trouble on the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, whose reservation boundaries were reaffirmed by a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision.

'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.

A prominent U.S. Senator has made history as the running mate of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

'We evict KXL and DAPL from our Lakota lands,' a declaration against two pipeline operators reads.

The Bureau of Indian Education has repeatedly neglected warnings that it is not providing a quality education for 46,000 Native students.

Opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline continues to grow while the owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline deal with ongoing challenges.

The Choctaw Nation missed out on many millions of dollars in COVID-19 relief and other programs due to an undercount of tribal citizens in the U.S. Census.

The late Winnebago activist Frank LaMere continues to help people find hope and healing.

A bill to settle the water rights of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and restore land to their control is inching forward in the 116th Congress.

President Donald Trump is rolling back a landmark environmental law that tribes and tribal citizens have used to protect their homelands from unwanted development.

How has COVID-19 changed our lives in Indian Country?

For all of us, this victory was hard fought. It was not just the result of our own resilience, but the day also belonged to those who came before us.

'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.

COVID-19 relief funds were a lifeline for many tribal communities, and have provided tribal governments with tools to keep their communities safe.

The Trump administration has rescinded yet another pro-tribal legal opinion, forcing the Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation to go to court to protect its trust and treaty rights.

'The indigenous experience with COVID-19 affirms that colonization continues to function according to its design,' says William Smith of the National Indian Health Board.

As activists nationwide vandalize, topple and demand the removal of Confederate statues and memorials, the United Daughters of the Confederacy removed two monuments from state property in Arizona.