The Mount Tabor Indian Community and a statue they helped erect are examples of serious failures by officials to vet claims to Indigenous nation status, federally recognized tribal leaders say.
Nations once exterminated or displaced are now being asked to help bring in tourism dollars.
Emily Grace Spydell died in adoptive care. Her biological family says the Indian Child Welfare Act could have saved her—but her tribe’s legal code prevented it.
The Wichita built towns along Red and Brazos River in North Texas. Those sites remain important to the tribe to this day.
Despite the United Methodist Church’s history of violence toward Indigenous people, the Dallas Indian Mission is a place of cultural exchange and community.
In an ecosystem that needs fire to flourish, the actions of the tribe could decide the future of the longleaf pine.
"News of the World" unsuccessfully tries to redeem the Western at its most harmful.
Two stories this week from our Indigenous Affairs desk dive into the thorny issue of belonging. Here’s why.
How a dozen possibly fraudulent and forged Indigenous artworks left Texas and ended up on museum walls in Wyoming.