A Native American woman poses for pictures near the White House in Washington Oct. 11, 2021, as people demonstrate during a climate change protest on Columbus Day, also called Indigenous Peoples Day by activist groups. (CNS photo/Kevin Lamarque, Reuters)

EarthBeat Weekly: On Native American Heritage Day, honoring America's Indigenous peoples

A Native American woman poses for pictures near the White House in Washington Oct. 11, 2021, as people demonstrate during a climate change protest on Columbus Day, also called Indigenous Peoples Day by activist groups. (CNS photo/Kevin Lamarque, Reuters)

EarthBeat Weekly: On Native American Heritage Day, honoring America's Indigenous peoples

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