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Bureau of Indian Education subject to transgender student guidance (May 13, 2016)

The new directive requires public schools and those that receive federal funds to ensure that all students can learn in a discrimination-free environment.

Secretary of Education John King visits Pine Ridge Reservation (May 13, 2016)

The Education Department also announced a $107,631 grant to address suicide on the reservation.

Secretary Sally Jewell to deliver tribal college commencement address (May 13, 2016)

The leader of the Interior Department will speak to graduates of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Minnesota.

Crow Tribe schedules stray dog roundup and rescue operation (May 13, 2016)

The animals will be examined and considered for adoption.

Swinomish Tribe faces racist and violent threats due to fishing (May 13, 2016)

Anti-Indian sentiments are once again surfacing in Washington as fishermen clash with tribes over their treaty-protected rights.

Editorial: A victory for Washington tribes and their treaty rights (May 13, 2016)

The tribes that signed the Point Elliott Treaty made significant concessions in agreeing to the pact; why they would want to protect the rights outlined by the treaty should be clear.

Mohegan Tribe reaches deal to develop site of former hospital (May 13, 2016)

The tribe plans to invest up to $600 million in a project that would include office space, retail locations, entertainment options and possibly housing.

Bureau of Indian Affairs to deny federal status to Cherokee group (May 13, 2016)

The Georgia Tribe of Eastern Cherokee did not meet all seven mandatory criteria, acting assistant secretary Larry Roberts said.

Congress passes bill to remove 'Eskimo' and 'Aleut' from two laws (May 13, 2016)

The terms are considered outdated and will be replaced by the more general 'Alaska Native' and 'Alaska Natives' if President Barack Obama signs the bill.

Army pledges to pay costs of returning young relatives to tribes (May 13, 2016)

Three tribes are engaged in government-to-government talks to reclaim their loved ones from a cemetery at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.

Oklahoma tribes to help restore habitats for monarch butterfly (May 13, 2016)

The tribes will plant milkweed on their lands in order to boost the populations of the threatened butterfly.

Native Sun News: Elders host ceremony at sacred Black Hills site (May 13, 2016)

Each year for the past 20 years, Leonard Little Finger and Richard Broken Nose have visited four sacred sites in and around the Black Hills to continue the restoration, healing and renewal of life for humanity.

James Giago Davies: Learning the true power of Lakota people (May 13, 2016)

I don’t live in a self-deluded state, and so I acknowledge there is very little the Lakota can teach the Wasicu about anything.

Native Sun News: Record turnout for Cheyenne language course (May 13, 2016)

Dr. Richard Littlebear, President of Chief Dull Knife College, conducted a week long class teaching Cheyenne reading and writing.