Modern-day native peoples retain a rich body of traditional foods, some of which have become iconic of present-day Native American social gatherings, for example, frybread, fry bread.
Two people walking along a riverbank stumbled across an ancient Native American dugout canoe thought to be up to 1,000 years old.
Robert Cornett and Jeanna Bradle noticed the 33-foot-long craft sticking out of the mud on the Red River north of Shreveport in Louisiana two weeks ago.
The canoe, which weighs some 1,000 pounds and is three-foot-wide, is thought to be the largest ever found intact in the USA.
It was constructed 800 to 1,000 years ago by digging out a cypress trump, most likely by the Caddo Indians, who settled in the area.
In Ecuador, "terrorists" are indigenous peoples from the Amazon and the Andean highlands fighting to preserve access to water in their communities.