Those households are struggling to stay afloat, according to a new poll from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
The Utah mill has long concerned a tribal community next door. They hope a new health study will answer their questions. "A lot of our people mysteriously started getting sick," a tribal member says.
Malerba, the lifetime chief of the Mohegan Indian Tribe, would be the first Native woman to have her signature on U.S. currency. She'd also lead the Treasury's new Office of Tribal and Native Affairs.
After 17 overdoses — including four deaths — this spring, Indigenous leaders in Montana and surrounding states look for ways to stop the fentanyl crisis and provide more treatment and care.
The Census Bureau has released its first report on the accuracy of the latest national head count that's used to distribute political representation and federal funding for the next decade.
Johnson & Johnson, AmerisourceBergen, McKesson and Cardinal Health will pay $590 million to Native American tribes under a proposed settlement for the companies' role in the opioid crisis.
Bellecourt died on Tuesday night in Minneapolis, where more than 50 years ago he helped launch the American Indian Movement.
Thursday's National Day of Mourning in Plymouth, Massachusetts, will honor Indigenous people who've suffered centuries of racism and mistreatment. It's the 52nd year the event has been observed.
Louise Erdrich's novel turns the trope of the haunted Indian burial ground on its head with the story of a Native-run bookstore being visited by the ghost of a white woman obsessed with indigeneity.
Indigenous nations across the U.S. lost nearly 99% of their historical land base over time, new research shows. What little land they have left is especially vulnerable to climate change risks.
The shoe company started in 1946 as one of many that sold Native-inspired moccasins to roadside gift shops. Its CEO apologized for profiting off Indigenous culture and outlined a plan for giving back.
When Shaandiin Parrish was crowned Miss Navajo Nation in 2019, she didn't expect to win. She also didn't expect to be carrying the honor two years later and through the health crisis.
President Biden signs executive orders expanding the boundaries of Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monuments.
By nature and necessity, the Houma people are a sprawling but tight-knit community in the bayou region. Federal recognition for the tribe could keep them out of harm's way.