How much do you know about Native Americans and First Nations?

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Chenae Bullock from the Shinnecock tribe poses for a photographer during a protest against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, N.D.

Recent years have seen a considerable shift in public awareness about Native Americans and Canada’s First Nations people. In the US, some want sports teams to drop logos and mascots deemed culturally offensive. The Obama administration paid $492 million to 17 sovereign tribes to settle claims that the government has mismanaged tribal resources. At the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, members and supporters have fought against the Dakota Access Pipeline. How much do you know about the first people of Canada and the United States?

1. In what year did Native Americans gain US citizenship?

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President/founder of the Native American Women Warriors Mitchelene BigMan (Crow) salutes as the group performs the Presentation of Colors at the Native Nations Inaugural Ball at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington, D.C.





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