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For those of us who are able to give more, this is the perfect opportunity to get involved in the community and help spread the holiday cheer this season.

The brutal murder of Amanda Webster emphasizes the plight of Indigenous women throughout the country.

We are finding a disturbing legacy of sterilization of Indigenous women.

We are fast approaching the 128th anniversary of the Massacre at Wounded Knee.

Kade Bettelyoun, from the Pine Ridge Reservation, is the 2019 Miss Indian Rodeo.

The Violence Against Women Act remains mired in partisan politics but tribes continue to utilize the law to protect their communities.

There is a long history of looting and stealing Indian burials and important cultural and sacred patrimony.

The Washington Committee on Geographic Names will be taking action on the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe's request to name Littleneck Beach.

Efforts are underway to restore freedom of the press to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.

The massacre at Wounded Knee haunted a descendant of the U.S. Army general who was the commander of the infamous 7th Cavalry.

Zachary Bear Heels, a 29-year-old citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, died after being repeatedly shocked and punched by police officers in Omaha, Nebraska.

Some in Indian Country have questioned Sen. Elizabeth Warren's decision to go public with a DNA analysis.

Dr. Tara Sood rushed to volunteer with the Indigenous-led protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be confronting the 'silent crisis' of the missing and the murdered at a hearing on December 12.

Zachary Bear Heels, 29, was tasered 12 times by a police officer before he died in Omaha, Nebraska.

There are stark differences between the health of Indigenous peoples in Canada and their non-Indigenous counterparts.

The Tulsa Artist Fellowship continues to foster Native talent.

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community continues to share its good fortune with Indian Country.

A manager at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute had a sexual relationship with a student.

It is imperative that we revive our indigenous world view and spiritual beliefs.

The Yankton Sioux man who was the victim of a brutal attack has opened his eyes and is showing signs of improvement.

Tribes will have to move quickly to save the Indian Child Welfare Act from being invalidated across the nation.

The spending bill includes Indian Health Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Bureau of Indian Education.

Amanda Dakota Webster, a 26-year-old mother of three from the Navajo Nation, was murdered on December 1.

Reptile tracks discovered in Arizona are about 310 million years old, making them the oldest ever discovered there.

The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has to choose a new president and vice president after both officials resigned.

George Herbert Walker Bush only served one term as U.S. president but it proved to be a productive one for tribal interests.

A 'Native' handshake has a famous astrophysicist who hosts a television show under scrutiny.

A public school teacher accused of calling one Native student a 'bloody Indian' and cutting the hair of another won't be returning to work.

Oral arguments in a closely-watched treaty rights case take place on January 8, 2019.

Are we living longer or not? For Indian Country the answer is complicated.

Oklahoma State University and the Cherokee Nation are changing the way America trains doctors.

A member of Congress called on Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to resign. The response was blistering.

By the close of the 19th century, Indian athletes started to make their mark in baseball and football.

The Trump era hasn't been the greatest for tribes in the lower 48 but it's been a different story for one wealthy Alaska Native corporation.

When early settlers needed extra cash they would say, 'Let’s go out and kill some Redskins and collect the bounty on them.'

Zachary Bear Heels, a 29-year-old citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, died in an encounter with police in Omaha, Nebraska.

Will the nation's highest court accept and approve of genocidal efforts against Native nations?

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Three Sioux tribes continue to face questions about their efforts to manage an Indian Health Service facility.

Ryan Zinke is embroiled in ethics scandals and management failures. The least he can do is step down.

A juror broke down in tears after watching video of Zachary Bear Heels getting beaten before his death.

I want us to go humbly to the very people our culture tried to exterminate to listen to what they can teach us.

Minnesota's first Native lieutenant governor and her running mate are visiting Indian Country after their historic win on Election Day.

A Yankton Sioux Tribe member is in for the fight of his life after falling victim to reservation violence.

Zachary Bear Heels, a 29-year-old citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, died in an encounter with police in Omaha, Nebraska.

Indian Health Service staff caused a baby boy to suffer irreversible brain damage, a federal judge concluded in a stunning decision.

Federal prosecutors in Indian Country declined a third of referred cases in 2017, a quarter of which were sexual assault cases.

A ski resort on public land uses reclaimed sewage to make snow on sacred land.

Arizona’s highest court will decide whether a law aimed at prohibiting businesses from discriminating against LGBTQ people violates the state constitution.