Native News Online: "A Year of Challenges and Triumphs for Indian Country" Sec. Deb Haaland (Pueblo of Laguna) - December 28, 2021: As we head into the final days of yet another unforgettable year, it’s important to take lessons from where we’ve been and consider the road ahead. For Indigenous peoples, this year has brought so much promise – and there is no turning back...
THE BEARS EARS INTER-TRIBAL COALITION RECOGNIZES PRESIDENT BIDEN’S DECISION TO RESTORE MONUMENT AS STEP FORWARD Tribes Look Forward To A New Model For Collaborative Management Of Ancestral Lands BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT, October 7th, 2021 The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition (BEITC), comprised of delegates from the Hopi Tribe, Navajo Nation, Ute Indian Tribe, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe an
BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT, June 16, 2021- In response to the June 14th article in the Washington Post, which cited information from the contents of the report submitted to President Biden from Secretary Haaland on the boundaries and management conditions of three National Monuments whose protections were illegally stripped by former President Trump, the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition
BEARS EARS INTER-TRIBAL COALITION TO PRESIDENT BIDEN: THE TIME TO ACT IS NOW Tribes Launch National Ad Campaign Calling for Restoration and Expansion of Bears Ears National Monument BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT, May 24, 2021 - The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition launched a national ad campaign on Sunday calling on President Biden to take immediate action to restore and expand Bear
Below are the ads placed in the Washington Post and Salt Lake Tribune by the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition calling on President Biden to immediately restore and expand Bears Ears. View full page ads here (PDF) Banners
BEAR EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT, UTAH. APRIL 19 2021 - The leaders of the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition extend our deepest gratitude to Secretary Haaland and her staff for meeting, hiking and sharing a meal with us in our traditional homelands of Bears Ears to discuss the future of this sacred place. It was an honor to share with you some of our perspective rooted in knowledge passed from
Representative Deb Haaland (NM-01) of Laguna Pueblo made history this month when she became the first Native American to be confirmed as Secretary of the U.S. Interior Department. As Women’s History Month comes to a close, we want to acknowledge and express our love for all our women, especially Indigenous women, throughout the world. Women are the backbone of our cultures. They are the t
BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT, UTAH (March 17, 2021) – The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition, which includes the sovereign Tribal Nations of the Hopi Tribe, the Navajo Nation, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, the Ute Indian Tribe, and the Zuni Tribe, strongly supports President Biden’s directive in Executive Order 13990 for the Interior Department to conduct a “review of the monument boundaries a
The most profound aspect of Bears Ears is the Native presence that is interwoven into every cliff and corner. Wondrous though the natural formations are, these cultural elements combine with the land and contribute to its significance. This spirit is the beating heart of Bears Ears. The region is home to more than 100,000 sacred sites and is of paramount cultural and spiritual importance to
BEITC responds to Utah delegation: We have always been open to dialogue, but Bears Ears needs protection now.
BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT, UTAH (February 3, 2021): The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition stands united and in strong support of President Biden’s Executive Order directing a review of President Trump’s illegal proclamation rescinding and reducing the Bears Ears National Monument. Our Coalition includes the sovereign nations of the Hopi Tribe, the Navajo Nation, the Ute Mountain Ute Trib