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Alaska's new lieutenant governor, a prominent Native citizen, delivered a triumphant keynote after a political shakeup at the state level.
Elders and youth focused on ways to ease divisions among men, women and two-spirit people as the First Alaskans Institute wrapped up its annual conference.
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has often made history, but this week, we find ourselves in a new jam.
Inadequate funding for the Indian Health Service hinders treatment and addiction programs for expecting mothers in tribal communities.
Alaska's political world was rocked with the sudden resignation of Byron Mallott, the state's Native lieutenant governor.
From preserving their languages to learning about tattooing, Native youth are keeping their heritage alive.
Elizabeth Warren is welcome anytime on the Mohawk territory of Akwesasne.
A campaign ad featuring the names of survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and rape has Sen. Heidi Heitkamp on the defensive.
Concrete actions are needed to address the harmful effects of the residential school era.
We cannot afford to lose the voice of Elizabeth Warren, but we also cannot allow a foul-mouthed bigot to continue to hurl childish insults at her with name-calling.
The National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers is searching for a new leader following the departure of its long-serving president.
Some states are seeing how far they can go in disenfranchising certain voters, including Native American ones.
Thousands are attending the 35th annual Elders and Youth Conference, hosted by the First Alaskans Institute.
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians is once again helping Native students fulfill their educational dreams.
Tara Sweeney, the new Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs for the Trump administration, is back home in Alaska.
E-cigarette use among youth has reached 'epidemic proportion,' according to the head of the Food and Drug Administration.
The recently confirmed Supreme Court justice was heavily opposed by Indigenous leaders.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation and the state of Oklahoma have been at odds over sales taxes at tribally-owned businesses.
Is Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) really Native American? Her campaign says DNA results prove she is.
Congress went on break last week but not before sending another pro-tribal bill to President Donald Trump.
Must governments in Canada consult with Indigenous communities prior to adopting legislation that could affect their rights?
The National Indian Education Association is undergoing significant change as it approaches its 50th anniversary.
This might be the most powerful idea in this election year, a political network of Native women.
Back in 1998 and 1999 something happened to cause the deaths of so many homeless and Native American men.
The Northern Cherokee Nation isn't considered legitimate but federal contracting officials apparently don't care.
Tribes want a seat at the table in talks over a pipeline that runs through their treaty territory.
There are plenty of ways to get involved in your community. To get you started, we came up with six spooky-fun volunteering ideas for October.
Is Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke about to say sayonara to Indian Country?
Stacy Phelps, a citizen of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, has been cleared by a jury in connection with an Indian education funding scandal.
The current understanding of ‘hate groups’ excludes those who undermine tribal rights and sovereignty.
Authorities in California said they eradicated 233 marijuana plants and confiscated 100 pounds of dried cannabis from a home on the reservation.
The two candidates that will vie for presidency of one of the largest tribes in the nation come from opposite ends of the spectrum.
A controversial county sheriff who was convicted of racial profiling plans to take his case to the Supreme Court.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is protecting one area of Montana as the Blackfeet Nation calls on him to protect another.
Two lawmakers in Nebraska are working to address the crisis of missing and murdered Native women.
The leader of the country's largest and oldest inter-tribal organization is defending the group’s handling of sexual harassment allegations.
Thousands of Native voters in North Dakota will be disenfranchised ahead of a critical election unless they take action to protect their rights.
Oral arguments in a closely-watched reservation boundary case take place on November 27.
A Kansas Republican unleashed a racist, homophobic attack on Sharice Davids, a Democrat running for U.S. Congress.
A federal judge struck down the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 as unconstitutional.
A Crow family wants the best offer for the use of their land. Negotiations have turned bitter.
New research offers clues to stop the spread of organized hate groups in the United States.
Marijuana in Canada presents a serious matter for Natives and particularly for the Mohawks of Akwesasne.
A new report reveals that chronic understaffing at the Indian Health Service denies patients quality care.
An Indian Country radio station is getting closer to moving into a new home and becoming more financially independent.
Brandon Hobson is among the five finalists for National Book Award in fiction.
The Choctaw people suffered devastating losses in their history but still found time to help others.
This big world can be a lonely place if you’re just waiting for it to end.
Women who complained about the way they were treated at the National Congress of American Indians often found they weren't believed.
Opposition in Indian Country wasn't enough to derail President Trump's controversial nominee to the Supreme Court.