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Fort William First Nation weighs trespassing signs at mountain (December 5, 2013)

The Fort William First Nation of Ontario is warning people to stay away from Mount McKay, which lies within the borders of the reserve.

Ute Tribe meets to discuss future of University of Utah mascot (December 5, 2013)

The Ute Tribe met with the University of Utah last month to discuss the future of the 'Utes' mascot.

Oklahoma governor urges collaboration on Indian child welfare (December 5, 2013)

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) issued an executive order last month calling for more collaboration with tribes on Indian Child Welfare Act issues.

Tim Giago: The mayor who saved Rapid City from itself in 1973 (December 5, 2013)

The Rapid City flood of 1972 was a disaster. It claimed 238 lives, many of them Native Americans, and severely damaged the tourism season that summer.

Turtle Talk Poll: Rank the top 11 Indian law decisions from 2013 (December 5, 2013)

Turtle Talk is conducting a poll: rank the top 11 Indian law decisions of the year.

Indian Law and Order Commission pushes for reform in Alaska (December 5, 2013)

The Indian Law and Order Commission met in Alaska on Wednesday and urged state officials to recognize tribal sovereignty in order to improve public safety in Native villages.

Murder charge filed over shooting death of Taos Pueblo singer (December 5, 2013)

A 52-year-old New Mexico man was charged with murder for the shooting death of a singer from Taos Pueblo

BIA won't release funds for Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes per cap (December 5, 2013)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is refusing to release funds to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma due to an ongoing leadership dispute.

Task force on Native children and violence set for first meeting (December 5, 2013)

The Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence holds its first public hearing on Monday.

County apologizes to Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (December 5, 2013)

Commissioners in Ravalli County, Montana, hand delivered an apology to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes for offensive remarks at a recent meeting.

Dean Chavers: Scammers use Indian Country to solicit millions (December 5, 2013)

Dr. Dean Chavers exposes some of the fraudulent charities and groups taking money in the name of Indian Country.

House committee backs bill for Native veterans memorial in DC (December 5, 2013)

The House Natural Resources Committee approved H.R. 2319, the Native American Veterans' Memorial Amendments Act of 2013, by unanimous consent on Wednesday.

Mayor who admitted drug use defends Washington team name (December 5, 2013)

A Canadian mayor who admitted using illicit substances while in office is defending the use of 'Indian' mascots in sports.

Mike Williams: Climate change hits Native communities hardest (December 5, 2013)

Mike Williams, a council member for the Akiak Native Community in Alaska, discusses climate change.

Native Sun News: Native hockey players a hit with Rapid City fans (December 5, 2013)

Thunder will rattle your house and lightning will blaze past you without a sound. The same goes for First Nation players Justin Sawyer and Winston Day Chief of the Rapid City Rush.