Miss Indian World Cheyenne Eete Kippenberger reigned an extra year after the lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic shut down many of the pageants. She won in 2019 and is set to step down on April 24, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Miss Indian World)

Crowning blow: Native pageants hit by lockdowns

Winners are holding on to their crowns a bit longer these days until competitions can be held again in person

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Water protectors rally against Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline in March 2021 and commemorate a pipeline spill that took place along the Prairie River near Grand Rapids, Minnesota in 1991. (Photo by Mary Annette Pember)

Enbridge taps new approach to win favor for pipelines

Growing use of ‘corporate social responsibility’ helps companies bypass tribal opposition