Indian Country Headline News

Mark Fogarty
Neither American Indians nor Native Hawaiians received half of the mortgages they applied for last year, though Hawaiians came to within a hair of it...
Senate Committee of Indian Affairs Chairman John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, says a patient-centered culture at Indian Health Service is long overdue. Barrasso is a physician. What happens to Indian health after the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, especially
Mark Trahant
TRAHANT REPORTS — A few years ago I had a chance to ask President George Bush what he thought about tribal sovereignty in the 21st century...
Jenni Monet
Note: Issued yesterday, the notice warns that water protectors must evacuate by December 5; designates "Free Speech Zone." A round-dance had just started to form at the center of t...
Turk Cobell accepts the Presidential Medal of Freedom in honor of his mother Elouise Cobell from President Obama. -
Renae Ditmer
Sitting soberly amongst a recognizable all-star cast of Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients, Turk Cobell perched quietly on the edge of his chair waiting to receive his mother...
Santa Meets Native Americans - Photo Vincent Schilling
Today – Santa and Christmas shoppers will enjoy a celebration of Native American culture, dancing and singing at the 7 th Annual Native American Heritage Month Celebration at Pembr...
Steve Russell
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a tough problem and it’s not just a problem for veterans...
After a meal, or rather a series of many meals, of prayerfulness and thanks at which she served hundreds of water protectors for dinner at the Standing Rock Community High School o...
Weldon “Bruce” Loudermilk, an enrolled member of the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, is the new director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. (Courtesy U.S. Department of the Interior)
Tanya H. Lee
Weldon “Bruce” Loudermilk was appointed 46th head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, a federal agency under the Interior Department, on November 2...
Dave Matthews Announces Free Live Stream For “Stand With Standing Rock” Benefit
Konnie LeMay
The DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., will be rocking in support of the Standing Rock Lakota Sioux people on Sunday, Nov...
Vincent Schilling
In 1621, settlers sat with 90 Wampanoag Indians for what many historians incorrectly call the first Thanksgiving...