Bureau of Indian Affairs

The moon sets over sandstone formations near Round Rock December 5, 2002, on the Navajo Indian Reservation, Arizona. A third of the nation lacks access to running water.

What the Government Shutdown Means for Native Americans

As federal money owed to Indian Country under treaties goes unpaid, esesential services are being shut down.

Colorlines screenshot of Bureau of Indian Affairs' website before and after, taken on June 14, 2017.

Climate Change Mentions Are Deleted From the Bureau of Indian Affairs' Website

This is the second website to remove all mentions of the manmade catastrophe.

Water Protectors at Standing Rock Camps Face Eviction in 24 Hours

Women at the camps have issued a final call to all media, activists and allies to stand with them.

Federal Government to Pay Native American Tribes $940 Million

The proposed payout will settle a 25-year dispute.

For Some Native Tribes, Federal Recognition Remains Out of Reach

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has proposed an overhaul of the broken federal recognition process. Lawmakers in Connecticut are resisting change.