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  • MONDAY, DEC. 10, 2012, 3:59 P.M.

    Tribe prepares to bury 5 slain members in Calif.

    PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Gravediggers work the old-fashioned way on the Tule River Indian Reservation, chipping away at the hard pan by hand with pickaxes and shoveling the dirt aside. …


  • MONDAY, DEC. 10, 2012, 2:39 P.M.

    Tribe prepares to bury 5 slain members

    PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Gravediggers work the old fashioned way on the Tule River Indian Reservation, chipping away at the hard pan by hand with pickaxes and shoveling the dirt …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5, 2012, 12:10 A.M.

    Spending cuts shadow Obama meeting with tribes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Native American tribal leaders are concerned that steady progress on their issues might be undermined if President Barack Obama and Congress make deep spending cuts to avoid …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 5:08 P.M.

    APNewsBreak: Tribes raise $9M for sacred SD land

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — After months of high-profile fundraising that drew celebrities’ attention and dollars, a group of Native American tribes has raised $9 million to buy a piece …


  • MONDAY, OCT. 22, 2012, 1:41 P.M.

    Longtime Indian activist Russell Means dies at 72

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Russell Means spent a lifetime as a modern American Indian warrior. He railed against broken treaties, fought for the return of stolen land and even …


  • MONDAY, OCT. 22, 2012, 7:51 A.M.

    Russell Means, Indian activist, actor, dies at 72

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Russell Means never shunned attention. Whether leading Native Americans in railing against broken federal treaties, appearing in a Hollywood blockbuster or advocating a sovereign American …


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