The largest lake in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is now being recognized by its original Native name.
The city of Los Angeles has created a 'social equity' tier of applications who will receive priority for marijuana business permits.
Educating our youth can only provide them with their much needed sense of identity and thus the wherewithal to return to the old Oceti Sakowin system of government.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is giving the public until January 29 to comment on a decision to expand a uranium mine near the Pine Ridge Reservation.
A bill to return ancestral lands in Tennessee to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is moving forward in the 115th Congress.
A new initiative on the Winnebago Reservation seeks to improve the health of residents in the northeast Nebraska community.
The White Mountain Apache Tribe can sue the federal government for mismanaging its trust funds all the way back to 1946, a federal judge said in a ruling with major implications for Indian Country.
The lives of murdered and missing First Nations and Native Americans often become lost in the larger narrative of data collection and statistics, rarely do the stories of the individuals get told.
I am older now, tired and worn out and many times I think back to simpler times when Lakota had family values, cared for their young and took care of their elders.
Republican leaders are taking another stab at a controversial bill that would gut the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah and restrict tribal involvement on their ancestral lands.
The federal government, including the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service, is getting closer to a shutdown.
The Canadian firm behind the Keystone XL Pipeline remains committed to the controversial project amid opposition in Indian Country.
Arizona’s two senators took President Donald Trump to task in separate forums, saying his attacks on the press and 'fake news' claims embolden dictators to crack down on media abroad and endanger democracy at home.
The opioid epidemic has hit Indian Country hard and tribes are looking for ways to hold drug companies accountable by going to court.
President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Indian Health Service has left many wondering what qualifications the agency's director should meet.
Who was Harry Anslinger and how did he come to have a deep effect on the Mohawks of Akwesasne?
The Nisenan Tribe, one of the many victims of the disastrous termination policy, is still fighting to regain federal recognition.
A new play by Mary Kathryn Nagle, an attorney and citizen of the Cherokee Nation, shares an intensely personal story.
Tribal leaders will be hearing from Secretary Ryan Zinke at an upcoming National Congress of American Indians meeting in Washington, D.C.
Nearly all of the members of a federal advisory board have quit in protest of their treatment by the Trump administration.