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25 01, 2022

BEITC Recognized as Grantee Partner by Liberated Capital, Decolonizing Wealth Project

2022-02-04T12:16:56-06:00January 25th, 2022|Press Releases, Updates from the Five Tribes|

BEARS EARS INTER-TRIBAL COALITION SELECTED AS INAUGURAL GRANTEE IN LIBERATED CAPITAL’S MILLION DOLLAR INDIGENOUS-LED SUSTAINABILITY EFFORT The multi-year, multi-million dollar Indigenous Earth Fund initiative will support systemic and policy change efforts centered around Indigenous leaders and environmental solutions. BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT - January 20, 2022 - Decolonizing Wealth Pr

11 01, 2022

A Year of Challenges and Triumphs for Indian Country

2022-01-11T13:21:19-06:00January 11th, 2022|In the News, News From Indigenous Sources, Uncategorized|

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...

15 11, 2021

Agriculture and Interior Departments Take Action to Strengthen Tribal Co-Stewardship of Public Lands and Waters

2022-09-27T13:31:21-06:00November 15th, 2021|DOI, BLM and USFS News, In the News|

Tribal Homelands Initiative will incorporate tribal capacity, expertise, Indigenous knowledge into federal land and resources management Contact: USDA Press Email: WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2021 – During today’s White House Tribal Nations Summit, President Biden announced that the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and the Interior have created the Tribal Homelands Initiative. This c

8 10, 2021

Biden expands Bears Ears and other national monuments, reversing Trump cuts

2022-08-15T17:13:33-06:00October 8th, 2021|In the News, Regional and National News, Uncategorized|

The decision restored full protections to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah and reinstated fishing restrictions in a marine monument off New England By Joshua Partlow October 8, 2021 at 3:43 p.m. EDT President Biden on Friday restored full protections to three national monuments that had been slashed in size by former president Donald Trump, including Bears Ears and Grand Sta

7 10, 2021

Coalition Recognizes President Biden’s Decision To Restore Monument As Step Forward

2021-10-08T09:21:37-06:00October 7th, 2021|Press Releases, Statements (Including Testimony), Updates from the Five Tribes|

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

16 06, 2021

BEITC responds to Haaland’s monument recommendation; Pushes for expanded boundaries

2021-06-16T08:39:33-06:00June 16th, 2021|Press Releases, Statements (Including Testimony), Updates from the Five Tribes|

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

24 05, 2021

Mr. President: The time to act is now.

2021-06-01T10:25:05-06:00May 24th, 2021|Press Releases, Statements (Including Testimony), Updates from the Five Tribes|

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

24 05, 2021

“Restore and Expand Bears Ears” Ad Campaign

2021-05-24T08:05:54-06:00May 24th, 2021|Media Resources, Photos, Videos, and Maps, Updates from the Five Tribes|

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    

20 04, 2021

To Secretary Haaland: Restoration Should Not Wait On Legislation

2021-05-21T10:40:59-06:00April 20th, 2021|Press Releases, Statements (Including Testimony), Uncategorized, Updates from the Five Tribes|

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


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