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After two losses at the polls, Gavin Clarkson is back in the race in New Mexico.
Federal officials have dropped off nearly 1,300 migrants in the city of Yuma, Arizona.
Adult citizens of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians can use marijuana and grow small amounts under a new law.
Officials and experts are exploring a vexing question about the revolving bars of the criminal justice system: How can we stop people from ending back in prison?
Medicaid brings more money into the Indian health system. Why aren't more states expanding the program?
No Native student should ever be barred from wearing eagle feathers or displaying their cultural pride at graduation.
An end to infighting is in sight if we can stand and see it beginning with the demanding what is ours.
Tribes, Democrats and watchdog groups are paying close attention to David Bernhardt, derided by some as a creature of Washington's swamp.
Barriers to voting in North Dakota and South Dakota were discussed at a Congressional field hearing hosted by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan of the White Earth Nation shoulders a uniquely Native responsibility when it comes to governing.
A high-stakes bill renewing Montana’s expanded Medicaid program sputtered forward in the state Senate Monday, picking up the single vote it needed.
Tribes played a critical role in the negotiation of a multi-state drought plan that is about to become law.
From 2002 to 2013, the list price of insulin nearly tripled, causing patient out-of-pocket expenses to double.
Conservative politicians in Montana are vowing to defeat a Medicaid expansion bill sponsored by an Indian lawmaker.
Authorities in Texas have shut down the Caddo Mounds State Historic Site after a tornado struck during a festival attended by citizens of the Caddo Nation.
Lower vaccination rates are putting Arizona at risk for an outbreak of measles, mumps and other preventable diseases.
Pueblo and Navajo leaders are testifying about the need to protect ancestral lands in New Mexico.
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation's sovereign boundaries and the Crow Tribe's treaty rights are at stake before the highest court in the land.
'Voter access is a human right,' says North Dakota State Rep. Ruth Buffalo, who made history at the polls amid attempts to stifle turnout in Indian Country.
Perhaps it's just a matter of time before another Boston Marathon victory will belong to Indian Country.
The arts still play a vital role in much of our society. In fact, without the arts, much of our history, expression and culture would be virtually nonexistent.
Drug overdoses among rural Native Americans and Native Alaskans increased by 519 percent, more than twice the national average.
Another day, another push by the Trump administration to focus on the U.S. border with Mexico.
It doesn’t take modern sensibilities to recognize that the Seventh Cavalry committed atrocities at Wounded Knee.
Federal prosecutors concluded they could not secure a conviction 'beyond a reasonable doubt' in the death of 53-year-old Phillip Glock.
Levi Pesata resigned from the Jicarilla Apache Nation after appearing to make light of the crisis of missing and murdered Native women.
A hearing on community development in Indian Country turned into an apology tour for the Trump administration as a slate of officials were forced to explain why they turned in their testimony late.
Eight telescopes around the world, including one on sacred Mount Graham in Arizona, were used to capture the first images of a black hole.
Deb Haaland is passing on a Senate run.
Journalist Jenni Monet is facing charges of driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest in an incident she is blaming on racial profiling.
With David Bernhardt at the helm, the Department of the Interior has been one disaster after another, tribes and their advocates assert.
The Bay Mills Indian Community is the first tribe in Michigan to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes.
Apprehensions at the southern border in the first half of fiscal 2019 are almost as high as the total for all of 2018, with the number of families rising more than three times.
She slowly stepped out of the house into the hot summer sun. She was thin and pale and I didn’t recognize her until she spoke.
The Trump administration has put a loan guarantee program at the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the chopping block.
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney made her first appearance before Congress and had to apologize for being late with her testimony.
Like many reservation communities, Pine Ridge is a food desert, despite being home to nearly 40,000 Oglala Lakota people.
The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan is a multi-state and multi-tribe agreement.
I’ve introduced a number of bills to help provide additional help for patients struggling with mental health issues.
With backing from one of the first Native women in Congress, tribes are calling for a permanent ban on energy development on ancestral territory.
'The Fourth World' by George Manuel richly deserves its status as a foundational work.
The Nez Perce Tribe is seeking volunteers and supplies due to heavy flooding on the reservation.
What difference does it make to have Native Americans in the Congress?
'As Long as Grass Grows' by Dina Gilio-Whitaker explores the history of Indigenous peoples’ struggles—from treaty violations, genocide, and human trafficking to protection of sacred sites.
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act improves tribal access to crime databases in hopes of holding non-Native predators accountable.
'The Oglala Sioux Tribe has not ceded one acre of land,' attorney Mario Gonzales asserts.
The Cherokee Nation supported a state law that required 'Indian' art to be produced by citizens of federally recognized tribes.
William Hosetosavit was arrested after the Bureau of Indian Affairs put out an alert for him.
Cherokee Nation Businesses is not just the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, but for all of northeast Oklahoma
The Indian Health Service is back in the spotlight on Capitol Hill as the Trump administration struggles with old and emerging controversies.