On December 1, 2023, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), represented by the Native American Rights Fund (NARF), filed a motion to dismiss a case brought
A coalition of more than 60 Tribal Nations from across the Midwest and Canada led by the Bay Mills Indian Community has weighed in on Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s lawsuit to remove the Line 5 oil pipeline from the heart of the Great Lakes.
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.
A federal judge ruled that North Dakota’s legislative maps discriminate against Native voters by denying them an equal voice in our democracy. a federal judge ruled that North Dakota’s legislative maps discriminate against Native voters by denying them an equal voice in our democracy. The ruling comes after the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, the Spirit Lake Tribe, and individual Native voters challenged the maps under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) for illegally diluting the Native vote.
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