Survivor Of Texas Tornado Describes Escape From Grass HouseA survivor of a deadly Texas tornado says he managed to crawl out of a grass house at a Native American historic site before the twister hurled it into the distance with two other people still inside.
3 Native American Inmates Win Right To Long Hair In TexasThe inmates' lawsuit against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice argued that Native American spiritual beliefs regard hair as an extension of the soul.
Welfare Of Native American Kids At Center Of Adoption, Foster Care CaseA federal law that gives preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving Native American children is facing a significant legal challenge.
Cherokee Nation To Appeal Decision Striking Down Native American Adoption LawThe Cherokee Nation is planning to appeal a decision last week that struck down a law governing the adoptions of Native American children.
Judge Orders New Federal Review Of Keystone XL PipelineA federal judge has ordered the U.S. State Department to conduct a more thorough review of the Keystone XL pipeline's proposed pathway.
Homeland Security Suspending Bioterror Testing In OklahomaThe Department of Homeland Security said Thursday it is suspending plans to conduct bioterrorism drills near the Kansas-Oklahoma border over concerns about their impact on grounds Native American tribes consider sacred.
Oklahoma Governor Gives Green Light To Panhandle CasinoGov. Mary Fallin is giving her approval to a federal agency's decision that paves the way for the Shawnee Tribe to build a $25 million casino near Guymon in the Oklahoma Panhandle.
Trump Takes Executive Action On Oil PipelinesPresident Donald Trump is expected to take executive action Tuesday to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines.
Federal Government Blocks Dakota Access Oil Pipeline RouteThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters
Survey Says Texans Prefer Bacon-Wrapped TurkeyMost Texans prefer their Thanksgiving turkey tightly wrapped, dripping in glistening bacon.
Police, Protesters Face Off At Dakota Access PipelineTension flared anew on the Dakota Access pipeline as protesters tried to push past a long-blocked bridge on a state highway, only to be turned back by a line of law enforcement using water cannon and what appeared to be tear gas.
Judge Grants Partial Stop On North Dakota Pipeline WorkAn American Indian tribe succeeded Tuesday in getting a federal judge to temporarily stop construction on some, but not all, of a $3.8 billion four-state oil pipeline, but its broader request still hangs in the balance.
Some Civil Rights Sites At Risk Of Being Lost To HistoryFrom a Civil War battlefield where Hispanic Union soldiers fought to birthplaces of civil rights leaders, sites linked to the nation's struggle for racial equality are overlooked, neglected and absent from travel guides.
Indian Tribes, Oklahoma Reach Deal On Water Rights DisputeNegotiators for two Indian tribes and the state of Oklahoma say they have reached a settlement that would end a modern-day water rights dispute that has its roots in the 19th century.
FCC: 'Redskins' Not Profane; Radio Station Keeps LicenseSaying the word 'Redskins' on the air isn't obscene or profane -- at least not according to the Federal Communications Commission.