One of the most important principles of federal Indian law is the trust responsibility that the U.S. government has toward tribal nations.
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Some members of Congress want to ensure that protections are put in place to address ongoing trauma as more information comes to light about the troubled history of Indigenous boarding schools in the United States.
The convicted child rapist emerged from the tree line without warning, walked quickly past the elders who feared him and entered the Navajo home, where his 15-year-old daughter was feeding her pet rabbits.
(AP) – The leader of an American Indian tribe is concerned that a former Kansas boarding school will be left out of a federal initiative seeki…
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his “heart breaks” after the discovery of more unmarked graves on the grounds of an Indigenous residential school in the southern Gulf Islands off the British Columbia coast.
The unprecedented work will include compiling and reviewing decades of records to identify past boarding schools, locate known and possible burial sites at or near those schools, and uncover the names and tribal affiliations of students, U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said.
As I read stories about an unmarked grave in Canada where the remains of 215 Indigenous children were found in May, I was sick to my stomach. But the deaths of Indigenous children at the hands of government were not limited to that side of the border.
The Biden administration will begin shifting how it allocates COVID-19 shots to states, moving doses from states with lower demand to those with stronger interest in vaccines, an administration official said Tuesday.
The act calls for the Interior to coordinate prevention efforts, grants and programs related to missing and murdered Indigenous peoples.