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Kimberly Teehee is being nominated by Cherokee National Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. as a delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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Cherokee Nation Names First Delegate To Congress

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Gregory Day holds a placard covered in photos of his deceased daughter, Dawn. It's the one he carried in a Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women's march last spring. Melodie Edwards/Wyoming Public Media hide caption

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7 States Step Up Efforts To Fight Violence Against Indigenous Women

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Cherokee Nation Cultural Biologist Feather Smith-Trevino holds an unripe Georgia Candy Roaster Squash at an educational garden in Tahlequah, Okla., where traditional native plants are grown. Courtesy of the Cherokee Nation Seed Bank hide caption

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Scientist Corey Gray and his mother, Sharon Yellowfly, are pictured at one of the two massive detectors that make up the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory. One facility, where Gray works, is in Washington state, and the other is in Louisiana. Courtesy of Russell Barber hide caption

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How A Cosmic Collision Sparked A Native American Translator's Labor Of Love

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Mickey Willenbring tends to one of her Navajo-Churro sheep at Dot Ranch in Scio, Ore. Tim Herrera hide caption

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After Combat, A Veteran Finds Solace In Sheep Farming

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Nick Sandmann, a Covington Catholic High School student, stands before Native American activist Nathan Phillips at the Lincoln Memorial in January. An independent report found the students did not instigate the confrontation. Kaya Taitano/Social Media via Reuters hide caption

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Covington Catholic (Ky.) High School student Nick Sandmann, seen here standing before Native American activist Nathan Phillips at the Lincoln Memorial, says he has received death threats after video of their encounter went viral. Kaya Taitano/Social Media via Reuters hide caption

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Differing Narratives After Standoff Between Native American Man, High School Student

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'Heartbeat Of Wounded Knee' Demystifies The Modern Native Experience

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With 200-Year Ban Lifted, Distilling Returns To Native American Lands

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Barnie Botone reflects on his 34-year career on the railroad in a StoryCorps interview in Bismarck, N.D., last month. Camila Kerwin/StoryCorps hide caption

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'The Dark Side Of The Railroad': A Locomotive Engineer's Fraught Legacy With The Rails

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