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Nearly 300 Lakota men, women, elders and children were killed in the Wounded Knee Massacre on December 29, 1890.

Free markets allow consumers and producers to freely participate in mutually beneficial transactions, empowering entrepreneurs and innovators to create the future.

Crossfire joins the long history of punk and hardcore bands that have spoken out on issues facing their communities.

It is still the responsibility of the U.S. government, according to the 1868 Treaty, to provide health care.

Natalie Stites Means says protecting Rapid City's water and environment are among her top priorities.

Justice Neil Gorsuch has helped tribes win in two cases so far. He's locked out of a third but experts are sensing a sea change on the nation's highest court.

The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation has hit another snag in its $610 million land theft case.

America's mining laws haven't undergone significant review since the era of the Indian wars.

A bill to protect Native women from violence and address the #MMIW crisis has stalled on Capitol Hill.

The United States will only honor the treaties it makes when they are forced to do it.

'People don’t know our history, and sometimes our people don’t even know our own history.'

A long-overdue update to the popular Johnson O'Malley Indian education program is finally on the horizon.

Jeremiah Janis was pepper-sprayed and tasered by police officers in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Federal agencies spent about $6 billion on energy for their facilities in 2017 yet tribes are being passed over for contracts.

For Clayvin Herrera and other members of the Apsáalooke Nation, the Supreme Court’s decision vindicates a right they believe essential.

A bill that recognizes the removal and resilience of the Ponca people is seeing movement in the 116th Congress.

Clem Fain Sylestine, a traditional leader of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe, has passed at the age of 91.

I speak as an abused boarding school survivor. I was there; I saw it, I felt it, and I recovered from it.

The nation's highest court has once again sided with Indian Country in a treaty rights case.

Citizens of the Cherokee Nation are choosing a new leader in less than two weeks.

Donald Trump has been called almost everything—racist demagogue, vulgar sexist, inept businessman, pathological liar, and moron.

By teaming up to defend the place they all call home, 'cowboys and Indians' are protecting their lands and waters for all.

An iconic portrait of Russell Means, created by Andy Warhol, went big on a night of even bigger sales.

Two of the top oil and gas producing states are also the leaders in renewable power.

Many tribes are still in the process of trying to make colonial systems work for them.

Chantelle Blue Arm almost didn't attend graduation ceremonies for her master's degree.

No matter how old you are, what your musical taste is or whether or not you can read a note, there's never a wrong time to learn how to play an instrument.

America was built upon the backs of resourceful women, many wives, mothers and grandmothers.

The backer of the Keystone XL Pipeline is seeking permits to draw nearly 167 million gallons of water from rivers in South Dakota.

'No more of our children should die due to negligence of the schools,' a grieving parent says.

A tweet from the White House hasn't completely derailed Indian Country. But it caused significant damage.

Indian Country Today is expanding, and a television newscast is on the way.

We have to keep in mind the fact that our Lakota language was targeted for obliteration.

Tarita Silk, a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, will be leaving South Dakota for Washington, D.C., on June 7.

Should the federal government stop issuing Certificates of Degree of Indian Blood?

Small businesses are our lifeline and represent a bright future for tribes in Oklahoma.

I’m seeking out the histories and communities that existed before Route 66 and that survive still today.

Three-fourths of Bureau of Indian Affairs roads are unpaved, leaving schools on reservations to spend money on frequent maintenance for the buses that have to travel those roads.

The Navajo Nation citizen spent more than 20 years telling the stories of Native people.

Jenni Monet is headed to trial this fall after arriving late to a court appearance on charges of drunken driving and resisting arrest in New Mexico.

Agriculture is big business in Indian Country. So is construction. Both are impacted by Trump's trade war.

During Military Appreciation Month, we rightly join in expressing gratitude for our service members, their families and the daily sacrifices they make on our behalf.

The men and women of our law enforcement put their lives on the line each day to protect our families and our communities.

This is our ancestral food, this is indigenous food. It’s what we need, it’s worth cooking right and it’s forever worth protecting.

Nazism and White Supremacy have no place in this land of our ancestors.

A story that journalism should report often: Our election framework needs a serious fix.

Three people have died over the last two weeks in detention facilities in Alaska Native villages.

It's the Department of Justice's turn to present its budget to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

Frank LaMere was arrested for protesting the sale of liquor in a community near the Pine Ridge Reservation. Now his work is being celebrated.

Bills affecting Indian education, treaty rights and water rights are moving forward on Capitol Hill.