Tribes

Montana tribe’s water deal clears major Senate milestone
Montana tribe’s water deal clears major Senate milestone
Blackfeet have waited decades to resolve their water claims but Congress is in no hurry.
How a huge Arizona mining deal was passed — and could be revoked
How a huge Arizona mining deal was passed — and could be revoked
Pushed through Congress, the Resolution Copper deal could damage sacred Apache sites.
Rock art and the struggle for preservation
Rock art and the struggle for preservation
Review of Jonathan Bailey's "Rock art: A Vision of a Vanishing Cultural Landscape."
Dispatch from Blockadia
Dispatch from Blockadia
Where enviros are uniting with social justice and tribal rights activists in the Northwest to stop new fossil fuel development.
Where private land meets public interest
Where private land meets public interest
A group of landowners on the Colorado-New Mexico border aim to conserve a contested landscape.
Meet the caribou hunter of Arctic Village, Alaska
Meet the caribou hunter of Arctic Village, Alaska
Photos of this winter's hunt and a community's subsistence way of life.
Searching for the good fight in the Nez Perce War
Searching for the good fight in the Nez Perce War
A review of William T. Vollmann's “The Dying Grass”
Will the Little Shell tribe finally be recognized?
Will the Little Shell tribe finally be recognized?
The tribe's complex history has slowed federal approval of the tribe. A new rule could change that.
Who really killed Keystone?
Who really killed Keystone?
An unusual coalition is fighting new fossil fuel infrastructure, and they're starting to win.
You are on Indian Land: A provocative look at contemporary art
You are on Indian Land: A provocative look at contemporary art
A multimedia exhibit at the Museum of Northern Arizona
In Wyoming, the future of Native health depends on kids
In Wyoming, the future of Native health depends on kids
Infant mortality among Wyoming’s Native population is more than double that of the state's white population.
The Hopi man who runs to protect his tribe's water
Drilling proposed in Montana’s Badger-Two Medicine
Drilling proposed in Montana’s Badger-Two Medicine
Tribes and former federal officials fight to cancel energy leases on sacred land.
Five lessons for Indian Country from the Canadian elections
Five lessons for Indian Country from the Canadian elections
A record 54 indigenous candidates ran in this election, but still occupy just three percent of the House of Commons.
Shell’s giving up drilling in the Arctic Ocean. Now what?
Shell’s giving up drilling in the Arctic Ocean. Now what?
The (controversial) case for drilling the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Pope Francis and Obama make joint appeal for climate action
Pope Francis and Obama make joint appeal for climate action
Pope’s address promises to rile Republicans who deny human connection to climate change.
A displaced California tribe reclaims sacred land
A displaced California tribe reclaims sacred land
The Mountain Maidu return to their valley, but the work of reclamation never ends.
Writing beyond the reservation stereotype
Writing beyond the reservation stereotype
A Native author creates characters who are making a life in the urban West.
Katie Lee brings a long-lost artifact back to the Hopi
Katie Lee brings a long-lost artifact back to the Hopi
Iconic Western author journeys with a tribe's spiritual talisman.
Why the Clean Power Plan isn’t a death knell for coal
Why the Clean Power Plan isn’t a death knell for coal
Obama’s new rules won’t necessarily knock out the West’s aging power plants.
Finding humor where two worlds intersect
Finding humor where two worlds intersect
Review of 'Indian Country: The Art of David Bradley.'
The Latest: San Carlos Apache lobbies to protect lands threatened by copper mining
The Latest: San Carlos Apache lobbies to protect lands threatened by copper mining
Resolution Copper company engineered a land swap with the feds, but locals oppose it.
Fatal shooting in Wyoming raises questions about racism
Fatal shooting in Wyoming raises questions about racism
Were two tribal members the victims of a hate crime?