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Young man from Sycuan Band killing in shooting on freeway (May 7, 2013)

The Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation in California has contributed to a $50,000 reward for information about the fatal shooting of a young tribal member. Xusha Brown, Jr., 22, was killed in a highway shooting on Sunday. "The...

Five indicted for stealing money from Chippewa Cree Tribe (May 7, 2013)

Federal authorities indicted five people for stealing money that was meant for the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana. The tribe received $33 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act as part of a $361 million pipeline project. Authorities say...

Cherokee Nation's top attorney on leave after investigation (May 7, 2013)

Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree has taken a leave of absence following an investigation into his workplace behaviors. Hembree was investigated by the Cherokee Nation Marshal Service for some "troubling" text message he sent. No laws were broken but...

Editorial: Grant will boost Lower Brule Sioux Tribe business (May 7, 2013)

Newspaper praises $300,000 grant that the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe will use to expand Lakota Foods: A South Dakota tribe focused on economic development is a good choice to receive a $300,000 federal grant. The Lower Brule Tribe will receive...

Editorial: Oneida Nation kills controversial recycling facility (May 7, 2013)

Newspaper says Oneida Nation of Wisconsin can move on after rejecting a controversial waste recycling plant: The waste-to-energy plant proposed by the Oneida Seven Generations Corp. appears to be dead for now, until proponents can provide better assurance to the...

Alaska Native corporation creates cultural tourism business (May 7, 2013)

Huna Totem Corporation, an Alaska Native village corporation, has launched a new cultural tourism business. Alaska Native Voices will offer cultural interpreters for cruise ships in Alaska. The company can also place guides at the Glacier Bay National Park. “We...

Alcatraz occupation inspired late George Paul Horse Capture (May 7, 2013)

George Paul Horse Capture, a respected museum curator who died last month at the age of 75, was inspired to change his life by the takeover of Alcatraz in 1969. Horse Capture, who was Gros Ventre from the Fort Belknap...

John Boncore, Mohawk activist, passes in Canada at age 61 (May 7, 2013)

John Boncore, a Mohawk activist who once tried to arrest former president George W. Bush, died on March 13. He was 61. Boncore was found near his home on the Adams Lake Indian Reserve in British Columbia. Authorities said his...

BLM weighs keeping sacred site in Idaho closed to climbers (May 7, 2013)

The Bureau of Land Management might keep a sacred site in Idaho off limits to climbers. Climbing at Castle Rocks has been barred since 2003. In April, the BLM announced a decision to keep the site closed due to concerns...

Art: Fresco shows first European depiction of Native people (May 7, 2013)

Detail of fresco at the Vatican. Jonathan Jones on a fresco in the Vatican that appears to be the first European depiction of Native people in art: The discovery of what seems to be the first European depiction of...

Study claims Native languages linked to Eurasian languages (May 7, 2013)

Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences claims seven language families, including Inuit–Yupik, descend from a common language that was spoken about 15,000 years ago. Researchers identified 23 words that they said have remained relatively unchanged...

Senate passes bill to impose sales tax on online businesses (May 7, 2013)

The Senate voted 69-27 on Monday to pass S.743, the Marketplace Fairness Act. The bill requires businesses to collect local and state sales taxes for purchases made on the Internet. The taxes would go to the state where the consumer...

ICT interview with author about race and identity in Virginia (May 7, 2013)

Indian Country Today interviews Arica L. Coleman about her new book, That the Blood Stay Pure: African Americans, Native Americans, and the Predicament of Race and Identity in Virginia: Wouldn’t you say that back in the day, American Indians and...

Native Sun News: Tribes aim to close loopholes in water law (May 7, 2013)

After a century of bearing more than a fair share of impacts from mineral extraction -- while enjoying few of its benefits -- a number of tribes joined together April 25 to demand the EPA close loopholes in the Clean Water Act that allow mining companies to treat rivers, lakes and wetlands as industrial waste dumps.

Ruth Hopkins: Law protects corporations instead of humans (May 7, 2013)

Ruth Hopkins on H.R.933, also known as the Monsanto Protection Act: Welcome to the laboratory-rat cage, folks. We’re all being experimented on by Monsanto and the federal government. In April, President Barack Obama signed HR 933 into law. While this...