Controversy surrounding the Cherokee Freedmen fighting for their rights.
Voter ID Laws in North Dakota changed in 2018, making it much more difficult for many Indigenous peoples to vote.
The Cabazon Band of Indians fought for their right to operate a gambling establishment on their reservation, and maintain their sovereignty.
The Indian Child Welfare Act was enacted in 1978 to protect Native children from being removed from Native communities, and has since come under continued controversy in the court system.
People indigenous to Turtle Island, Hawaii, and Alaska were instrumental in developing the UN Declaration and are actively working to hold the US government to the Declaration’s standards.