Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the second line in the national anthem, Advance Australia Fair, would change from "For we are young and free" to "For we are one and free."
At an event dubbed "Indigenous Peoples Day of Rage", demonstrators in Portland, Oregon, railed against the federal holiday named after 15th-century Italian explorer Christopher Columbus.
Rio Tinto, a leading global mining group, announced the resignation of its CEO and two top officials over the destruction of ancient indigenous site in Australia.
Under the agreement announced Ecuador President Lenin Moreno will withdraw the International Monetary Fund-backed package known as Decree 883 that included a sharp rise in fuels while the indigenous peoples will end the protests.
In the United States, Native Americans are among the poorest communities and have particularly suffered during the partial closure of the federal government, which has now stretched on for nearly a month.
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