Tribe prepares to bury 5 slain members in Calif
Published 12/10/2012, The Jamestown Sun
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. They say it's a sign of respect not to use machinery, but never has the crew had to dig so many graves at one time.Word count: 966
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