Parts of National Monument in Utah May Lose Federal Protection

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is expected to recommend that the Bears Ears monument be reduced in size, setting up a fight with environmentalists and Native Americans.

Nebraska Liquor Stores Near Pine Ridge Reservation Lose Licenses

By JULIE BOSMAN April 19, 2017 Nebraska officials voted on Wednesday to revoke the liquor licenses of four stores in the tiny town of Whiteclay, potentially cutting off a major source of alcohol to Native Americans who live a short walk away on the dry Pine...

Tribes That Live Off Coal Hold Tight to Trump’s Promises

By JULIE TURKEWITZ April 1, 2017 CROW AGENCY, Mont. — The pale yellow halls of the Crow government building here are nearly empty these days, with 1,000 of this tribe’s 1,300 employees recently laid off. Across the way, Rebecca Ten Bear Reed and...