The Monument Valley boys cross country team, who painted handprints over their mouths to bring awareness to the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, pose for a portrait during the state cross-country championships at Cave Creek Golf Course in Phoenix on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. In the U.S. alone, Native American women are more than twice as likely to experience violence than any other demographic.
Enzo Galliani's shadow is cast against the wall while playing basketball at St. Joseph elementary school in Missoula, Montana.
Troy Smith looks up at his 10-month-old son Seven Smith as they watch the Veteran's Day parade on Mill Avenue in downtown Tempe on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.
Anderson High School belles members watch Del Valle's opening show before a homecoming football game against at Del Valle High School on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.
Keira Simonson, among the best Native American barrel racers in the U.S., rides her horse, Diesel, into the arena to compete in the Copper Springs Ranch rodeo, just outside of Bozeman, Montana.
Jaciel Sierra, 6, sleeps in his family's wagon at the Arizona State Fair in Phoenix on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019.
Distant relatives of the Haywood family who share the same two common enslaved ancestors who had 26 kids, wore various African-styled clothing articles to the family reunion on July 27, 2019.
Lucky, a horse on the Austin Police Department downtown patrol, licks Officer Charles Bethel's neck after an afternoon walk in downtown Austin on July 29, 2019.
Flagstaff High School runner Hana Hall gets emotional while embracing teammates after winning the team's fifth state championship in a row during the state cross-country championships at Cave Creek Golf Course in Phoenix on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019.
Sonny Falcón, who coined the fajita in Central Texas 50 years ago, eats one in his Austin home below his makeshift wall of fame. He says he presented sizzling flank steaks as fajitas to the general public for the first time during the Diez y Seis de Septiembre festival in Kyle, Texas in 1969.
Missoula Rises organizer Rebecca Weston screams chants opposing the confirmation of now Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh into a megaphone outside of the Missoula GOP headquarters on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.
Del Valle high school football players lock arms and bow their heads in a moment of silence to remember a coach who recently died, before a high school homecoming football game against Anderson High at Del Valle High School on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.
Chef Minerva Orduño Rincón peels prickly pear cactus, or nopal, at her home in Tempe, Arizona on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019.
Brock Taylor, 27, poses for a portrait before competing in calf roping at his first ever rodeo, the Bastrop Homecoming Rodeo, on August 3, 2019.
Swimmers practice as the sun rises over the Western Hills Athletic Club in Austin, Texas.
Eight-year-old Camille Allen, a Kiker Elementary School student, holds a sign opposing the rezoning of the Austin Independent School District that could result in many students moving schools.