Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced a new initiative that would delve into the records of the federal schools to which Native American children were forcibly relocated for 150 years.
A rush to secure federal benefits during the coronavirus pandemic accelerated enrollment in the Navajo Nation, pushing its population past the Cherokee Nation’s to nearly 400,000.
Ms. McHorse used micaceous clay, a tensile material flecked with mica, to make sensual, mysterious work that called to mind the shapes of Brancusi. She died of the coronavirus.
The next director of the health service will inherit an agency that has drawn intense criticism for its failures to provide adequate care both before and during the coronavirus pandemic.
California and Michigan moved to shut down indoor dining, and Philadelphia severely limited indoor gatherings. With more than 150,000 virus cases daily, the nation is shutting down again.
By different metrics, all sorts of locations in the United States are deeply troubling, from Minot, N.D., to New York City.
Post offices are few and far between on the reservation, and mail can take a week and a half to reach the county seat. In this year’s election, that has more profound implications than ever before.
The demise of coal-fired power plants in Arizona and Kentucky shows how the president, despite promises to restore jobs, failed to counter the forces decimating the industry.
Few hospital beds, lack of equipment, a shipment of body bags in response to a request for coronavirus tests: The agency providing health care to tribal communities struggled to meet the challenge.
Driven by an early fascination with the American West, a photographer set off to travel part of America’s most celebrated highway.
It was the fourth time this summer the Trump administration has carried out the death penalty. The case had raised issues of tribal sovereignty.
Lezmond Mitchell faces the death penalty for his part in the 2001 murder of a Navajo woman and her 9-year-old granddaughter, a case that has raised issues about tribal sovereignty.
Trump should commute his sentence to life without parole before his Aug. 26 execution date.
Long underrepresented in genre fiction, Native American and First Nations authors are reshaping its otherworldly (but still often Eurocentric) worlds.
As the pandemic has brought home the importance of the global movement for food sovereignty, members are planting and sharing.
The move by the 204-year-old Remington Arms Company came after years of litigation and declining sales.
Companies and sports teams are trying to correct America’s painful history of overtly hurtful advertising. But not all.
Living conditions make it difficult to contain the virus’s spread.
A well-known teacher, she was mourning the loss of her son to the virus when she tested positive. Then she died as well, adding to the Navajo Nation’s toll.
The reservation has more coronavirus cases per capita than any state in the country.
In 1847 the Choctaw people sent $170 to help during the potato famine. Irish donors are citing that gesture as they help two tribes during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The lockdown in Gallup, on the edge of the country’s largest Indian reservation, comes in response to a worsening outbreak.
Entire communities around the country face this terrifying virus without being even able to wash their hands.
She nurtured political aspirations while raising her 1-year-old daughter. Then she tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The next day she was dead.
Coronavirus in the Navajo Nation exposes underlying vulnerabilities.
As the coronavirus limits access to food, many are relying on customs, like seed saving and canning, that helped their forebears survive hard times.