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By Adam Kemp
The Batwa people are one of the oldest surviving Indigenous tribes in Africa. They live high in the mountain forests, straddling several East African countries. The Batwa are now also called conservation refugees, as governments scramble to cope with the…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sarah Clune Hartman
Only four of the state’s 15 tribes have met the federal criteria to be recognized as sovereign powers.
By Roby Chavez
The Biden administration recently restored the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Bears Ears National Monument just ahead of Indigenous Peoples Day. The White House said the move protects land sacred to Native…
By William Brangham, Courtney Norris
Fierce wildfires in the northwest are threatening American Indian tribal lands that already are struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional hunting grounds in the face of a Western drought.
By Sara Cline, Nathan Howard, Associated Press
By Michael Balsamo, Iris Samuels, Associated Press
The Justice Department has finalized its first plan to help address the problem of missing and murdered Native people on one of the largest reservations in Montana.
By Alanna Durkin Richer, Sean Murphy, Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The U.S. Justice Department's to-do list is always intense. And now two very different legal controversies -- insurrection cases and tribal lands disputes -- are threatening to swamp a department already flooded with pandemic-delayed cases.
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