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Results for tag: Native American tribes

Here Are the 10 States With the Biggest Native American Populations

Rep. Deb Haaland, a member of the Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico, will likely become the first Indigenous cabinet secretary in the U.S., which would put her in charge of nearly 86,000 square miles of tribal land. The move signals a significant step forward for the country’s Native American population,...

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What Does It Mean To Be a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe?

Across the United States, hundreds of Native American tribes continue their traditional lifeways to sustain their inherent sovereignty. Today's Native American tribes descend from the original inhabitants of North America who have been making history for more than 20,000 years. In early American history, tribes were forcibly removed from their...

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