Tag: Indian Country
Indian Country treaties are valid—and matter, says Supreme Court ruling
“Promises were made,” Justice Gorsuch said in upholding Creek Nation jurisdiction over half of Oklahoma.
Making sure the Census counts Indian Country
On top of the citizenship question, Indian Country faces the hurdles of being one of the hard-to-count populations and not trusting the government at all.
#NotInvisible: Groundbreaking legislation tackles epidemic of violence against Indigenous women
"Women are disappearing and dying in Indian country. We must act."
Indian Country moves to secure voting rights
Activists among tribes want to rally the Native vote. Because when they show up to the polls, they’ve shown significant political power.
Why one Native family is donating their fracking proceeds to benefit...
A new fund will support deeply researched investigative journalism that reports on critical issues in Indian Country.
Don’t let Trump drama distract you while Congress dismantles Medicaid
I’m obsessed with what this Congress is doing to the funding for health care, especially Medicaid, which insures 62.3 million Americans.
Drinking water in Indian Country: More violations, less EPA
Analysis shows more health violations but much less federal enforcement at tribal water treatment plants, suggesting “regulatory neglect.”