Native American protesters have been demonstrating against Columbus Day in Seattle for several years. Protest organizers say Columbus should not be credited with discovering the Western Hemisphere at a time when it was already inhabited. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Sherman is still experimenting with the type of food he'll serve in the restaurant. Recently he made this walleye filet with sumac and maple sugar, a white bean and smoked walleye croquette and toasted hominy. Becca Dilley/Courtesy of Heavytable.com hide caption

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Columbus Day will be designated as Indigenous Peoples Day in Minneapolis, which has become one of several U.S. cities to make the change. Here, a member of the Cowichan Tribes holds her hand up in prayer during a 2011 Native American protest against Columbus Day in Seattle. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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This October 2011 photo of "Baby Veronica" provided by her adoptive mother, Melanie Capobianco, shows Veronica trick-or-treating. The child has been the focus of a custody battle that hinges on a law meant to keep state workers from removing Native American children from their relatives and placing the children into white foster families. Melanie Capobianco/AP hide caption

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Owner Dan Snyder's Washington Redskins team faces a challenge from Native Americans over its right to trademark the name, which they say is offensive. Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Joe Hoagland, left, pushes a canoe through a wild rice bed as 14-year-old Chris Salazar learns how to harvest the rice. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren is shown here attending a 2010 Capitol Hill hearing on the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General Eric Holder announces a $1.023 billion settlement of lawsuits filed by 41 American Indian tribes. Dept. of Justice hide caption

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Popcorn now comes candied in ruby red, indigo blue and more. And don't be surprised by the popcorn buffet at the next wedding you attend. Bradley P. Johnson/via Flickr hide caption

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