UPDATE: In January 2024, the case against the National Congress of American Indians was dismissed with prejudice, and the case against NCAI has been concluded. On December
On November 30, 2023, the Native American Rights Fund (NARF), the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), and the National Native American Bar Association (NNABA)
By Morgan Saunders, Staff Attorney at the Native American Rights Fund and Lena Zwarensteyn, Senior Director of the Fair Courts Program at The Leadership Conference on
Giving Tuesday is a celebration of our inherent desire to help each other, show kindness, and give. It is an exciting...
For Native students and their families, planning for graduation includes determining if their school graduation policies are in accord with the right of Indigenous people to wear traditional clothing or religious and cultural items to their graduation ceremony.
Walton Family Foundation commits 1.4 Million On November 13, the Native American Rights Fund and the Walton Family Foundation announced the creation of the Tribal Water
Native American voters and the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation (MHA) alongside the state of North Dakota, successfully defended the creation of House District 4A, a subdistrict that follows the boundaries of MHA’s Fort Berthold Reservation.
November is Native American Heritage Month. It is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the various cultures, art, religions, languages, music, and traditions of this
On September 20, 2023, the Pembina Class Action Settlement Administrator began distribution of settlement proceeds to four Pembina Tribes (the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy’s Reservation, the Little Shell Chippewa Tribe of Montana, and the White Earth Band of Minnesota Chippewa Indians) and more than 30,000 individual eligible settlement class members.
Tribal Nations and tribal organizations filed an amicus brief outlining the U.S. trespass laws that protect the inherent sovereignty of Tribal Nations and their lands from corporate land grabs.