Concerns about pollution and damage to sacred sites prompted the Oglala Sioux Tribe to demand consultation on fracking activities in treaty territory.
It took a lot longer than expected but Adolph Nagurski, a Code Talker from the Navajo Nation, has finally been recognized for his military service.
Being denied federal recognition by the Buerau of Indian Affairs is usually the kiss of death, as many petitioning groups have found over the years.
The Kashia Pomo’s success might be the first time that a tribe has held a private deed—as well as management rights—to their ancestral lands.
The Trump administration is siding with industry interests in a closely-watched reservation boundary case pending at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Of the 33 senior career officials who were reassigned by the Trump administration at the Department of the Interior last year, a third are Native Americans.
Is it a celebration or commemoration?
Indian students who are seeking a better education have won an early round in their historic lawsuit against the federal government.
The nation's largest Indian education organization is throwing its support behind a teacher strike in Oklahoma due to large numbers of Indian students in the Sooner State.
Lacrosse is our game, invented by the Iroquois as an alternative to war and as a sport which has profound spiritual implications.
More tribal nations are returning to traditional views that accept and honor LGBTQ members.
The Iowa Tribe is slowly reclaiming ownership of its reservation along the Nebraska-Kansas line.
Inuit knowledge about the Dolphin-Union caribou herds in Canada has been confirmed in a study that used drones to track the animals.
Two adults and one child left the oldest known set of human footprints in North America, according to researchers in Canada.
Efrain Rios Montt, a former dictator of Guatemala whose tenure saw the widespread deaths of Maya people, has died.
Reports of missing and murdered Native women don’t garner the same attention and response as those of white women.
A five-year-old law that let Native American tribes prosecute non-Natives in domestic violence cases 'has fundamentally changed the landscape of tribal criminal jurisdiction in the modern era,' according to a new report.
Indigenous women are reclaiming the tradition of female leadership and turning the old, white, male-dominated perspective of history on its head.
One Montana State University student has bridged the distance between two different worlds with his voice.
The strength of the Cherokee Nation resides in our people.