The National Park Service turns 100 in August. The centennial should be an occasion to celebrate, but the milestone comes at a time when parks are understaffed and are struggling with a $12 billion maintenance backlog. So park superintendents are worried about the next century and who’s going to visit and pay to maintain the nation’s crown jewels.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing Wednesday to try to understand why tribes don’t have better access to federal rural development funds.
Under new legislation tribal courts would be able to protect child victims of domestic abuse in Indian Country.
The Border Patrol has traditionally been led by former agents
Arizona scientists have developed technology that will make it easier to detect MRSA and other antibiotic-resistant infections. Now it’s patented.
After more than a century the Army is sending home the remains of children buried at one of the first federally-run Indian boarding schools.
Several tribes have called on a Paris auction house to stop the May 30 sale of hundreds of Native American sacred items. Tribal members and federal officials held an emergency meeting in Washington, D.C., to discuss what could be done.
More than 40 percent of people living on tribal lands do not have access to the Internet, according to the Federal Communications Commission. The Government Accountability Office recently looked into reasons why.
A federal judge has cleared the way for the Navajo Nation to seek potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters. The tribe sued the clothing chain over the use of the “Navajo” name.
For the first time in its history, the National Border Patrol Council has endorsed a presidential candidate during primary season.