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Turtle Mountain Band files indictment for death on reservation (December 4, 2013)

The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota filed charges over a death on the reservation last month.

Haliwa-Saponi Tribe told to pay $527 property tax bill to county (December 4, 2013)

The Haliwa-Saponi Tribe of North Carolina plans to appeal a $527 property tax bill.

Famed comedian Charlie Hill battles lymphoma cancer at home (December 4, 2013)

Donations are being sought to offset health care costs for comedian Charlie Hill, who has been battling lymphoma cancer.

Former housing director for Eastern Shoshone Tribe sentenced (December 4, 2013)

The former housing director for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe of Wyoming was sentenced to probation in a theft case.

Blog: West Coast tribes take lead on ocean planning committee (December 4, 2013)

The Smith River Rancheria of California and other tribes on the West Coast are injecting traditional knowledge into the federal government's ocean planning efforts.

Cachil Dehe Band contributes $50K to Red Cross for disaster aid (December 4, 2013)

The Cachil Dehe Band of Wintun Indians, also known as the Colusa Indian Community, donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross.

House passes bill to authorize land swap for Fond du Lac Band (December 4, 2013)

The House passed H.R. 2650, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Non-Intercourse Act, by a voice vote on Tuesday.

Meskwaki Tribe criticized for handling of Code Talker ceremony (December 4, 2013)

Members of the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa are criticizing their leaders for the way they were treated at the Code Talkers ceremony at the U.S. Capitol last month.

Opinion: Native people at center of big battles over oil and gas (December 4, 2013)

Tribes in the U.S. and First Nations in Canada are battling big energy interests.

Al Jazeera: Native protesters battle fracking in New Brunswick (December 4, 2013)

Native activists are being ordered by court to limit their protests against fracking on the Elsipogtog First Nation in New Brunswick.

Navajo beneficiaries expected to receive $49.5M Cobell payout (December 4, 2013)

Members of the Navajo Nation will see another $49.5 million from the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.

NMAI hosting Native Art Market in Washington DC and New York (December 4, 2013)

The National Museum of the American Indian is hosting its annual Native Art Market this weekend.

Prominent leader of tribe in Brazil stabbed to death near home (December 4, 2013)

Ambrosio Vilhalva, a prominent leader of the Guarani-Kaiowa Tribe in Brazil, was stabbed to death outside his home.

Peter d'Errico: Native leaders challenge law to protect resources (December 4, 2013)

Peter d'Errico discusses how Native leaders are challenging the rule of law in order to protect natural resources.

Jacoby Ellsbury, Navajo baseball standout, lines up $153M deal (December 4, 2013)

Jacoby Ellsbury has landed a $153 million deal with the New York Yankees.

Native Sun News: Former charity president accused of $4M fraud (December 4, 2013)

Brian Brown the president of National Relief Charities has been indicted and arrested for allegedly defrauding the organization of $4 million.