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3 02, 2021

BEITC responds to Utah delegation: We have always been open to dialogue, but Bears Ears needs protection now.

2021-04-22T09:41:30-06:00February 3rd, 2021|Press Releases, Statements (Including Testimony), Updates from the Five Tribes|

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

10 11, 2020

Working together: Restoring protections for the sacred Bears Ears region alongside the new Biden-Harris administration

2021-02-03T10:55:07-06:00November 10th, 2020|Media Resources, Press Releases, Updates from the Five Tribes|

BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT, UTAH (November 10, 2020):  The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition, comprised of the Hopi Tribe, the Navajo Nation, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, the Ute Indian Tribe, and the Pueblo of Zuni, looks forward to working with the incoming Biden administration to restore protections for the sacred landscape known as Bears Ears. On December 28, 2016, we celebrated Presid

22 08, 2020

What Are Public Lands Good For?

2020-08-26T11:59:21-06:00August 22nd, 2020|Regional and National News|

Patagonia. Public lands are Native lands, and when Tribes came together to protect Bears Ears as a national monument, they were seeking holistic preservation of the region and the sacred cultural knowledge tied to it. "This cultural information is important for all Native people. This is why tribes have set aside any differences and come together: If this information is lost, it’s lost fore

17 08, 2020

Trump Administration Finalizes Plan to Open Arctic Refuge to Drilling

2020-08-17T17:53:28-06:00August 17th, 2020|Miscellaneous|

The New York Times. "The Trump administration on Monday finalized its plan to open up part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska to oil and gas development, a move that overturns six decades of protections for the largest remaining stretch of wilderness in the United States." The area is home to Indigenous communities who have relied on uninhibited caribou migrations and calving

15 08, 2020

Op-Ed: William Perry Pendley is unfit to manage my Indigenous homelands

2020-08-26T11:55:29-06:00August 15th, 2020|Op-eds|

Opinion article by Shaina Oliver, Diné. "The BLM director is in charge of 250 million acres of America’s public land, including land sacred to my people, the Diné. To qualify for this enormous responsibility, Pendley should support stewardship of these public lands and possess some basic cultural competencies. But he hasn’t done this, and he never will."

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