The Native American territory has 9,903 confirmed cases, with 7,154 patients reportedly recovered.
Benjamin Black Elk fought for indigenous education and spread Lakota cultures and traditions, all while becoming one of the most photographed men in history.
The remains likely belong to the Karankawa Kadla people, who are native to southeastern Texas.
The Washington football team has used the controversial nickname since 1933.
A second statue of Christopher Columbus was removed in Newark, New Jersey, as statues of the European explorer have been targeted by anti-racism demonstrators across the country.
One tribe member said the monument in South Dakota was a symbol of "white supremacy" and racism in society today.
Statues of Father Junipero Serra have been repeatedly targeted since he was made a saint by Pope Francis in 2015.
"We're talking about a criminal who through these fables in American history has been made out to be this discoverer," Cliff Matias of the Redhawk Native American Arts Council told Newsweek.
The Washington Redskins joined other major sports teams and people across the globe Tuesday when it tweeted a blank, black photo with a hashtag of "BlackOutTuesday."
Navajo Nation, the largest Native American territory in the U.S., has the highest per capita infection rate in the country, surpassing that of New York, the worst-hit state.
The death count could be higher as many of the territory's most critical patients have reportedly been transferred to state hospitals and unaccounted for in the official figures for the Navajo Nation.
In a letter signed by 200 Native Americans, the senator is asked to make a public statement addressing her native heritage claims.
"The ecological impact of Native Americans before European arrival has been debated for decades," researcher Wyatt Oswald said.
After Trump tweeted thanking "Indian Country," a debate started online about whether it was an offensive term.
No American can be comfortable with the level of violence Native American women and girls face.
"The horrifying acts of violence against hundreds of Lakota men, women, and children at Wounded Knee should be condemned, not celebrated with Medals of Honor," said Senator Elizabeth Warren, who introduced an act to have Medals of Honor rescinded from U.S. soldiers who participated in the massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890.
The Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation has been petitioning for federal acknowledgement since 1982, but the Office of Federal Acknowledgement has repeatedly declined to recognize the group as a real tribe.
Tongass National Forest is one of the largest intact temperate forests in the world, covering an area of around 16.7 million acres.
The settlement dates from the period spanning 900 to 1200 A.D.
The purchase will represent the single largest conservation deal in the history of the Pacific Northwest.
The House voted overwhelmingly to support the bill recognizing the early 20th century genocide, in which more than 1 million Armenians are thought to have been killed.
On September 25, construction crews in the process of participating in a highway improvement project unearthed bones belonging to Native Americans, bringing a halt to the construction project.
California and Nevada honor Native American Day on September 27 this year, the fourth Friday in September
At his New Mexico rally, President Donald Trump reprised his "Pocahontas" nickname for Senator Elizabeth Warren.
The findings shed new light on the history of human migration in the region and the ancestry of the people who first settled the Americas.
The deaths come just a day after Tribal Chairman Terrence "Terry" Tibbets, 60, died on Sunday following an illness.
Research has revealed fascinating new details about the ancient history of the Americas.
Amanda Crowe was a prolific Native American artist known for her expressive animal figures.