27 07, 2022

Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, and five tribes of the Bears Ears Commission commit to historic co-management of Bears Ears National Monument

2022-07-27T12:07:04-06:00July 27th, 2022|In the News, News From Indigenous Sources|

Agreement ensures tribal expertise and traditional perspectives remain at the forefront of joint decision-making for Bears Ears PRESS POOL - JUNE 20, 2022 News Release U.S. Department of the Interior - Bureau of Land Management At a signing ceremony on Saturday, the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forest Service, and the five tribes of the Bears Ears Commission formalized and celebrated

27 07, 2022

Native American tribes to co-manage national monument for first time

2022-07-27T11:41:46-06:00July 27th, 2022|In the News, Regional and National News, Uncategorized|

The unprecedented agreement gives five tribes more input in the management of Bears Ears National Monument in Utah By Maxine Joselow Updated June 20, 2022 at 12:44 p.m. EDT|Published June 20, 2022 at 11:41 a.m. EDT   The Biden administration has reached a historic agreement to give five Native American tribes more say over the day-to-day management of a national monument in Utah, marki

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...

31 03, 2021

The Future Is Indigenous Feminism

2021-05-24T08:51:37-06:00March 31st, 2021|Media Resources, News From Indigenous Sources|

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

9 02, 2021

Respectful Visitation: Honoring Bears Ears Starts With You

2021-06-24T15:20:47-06:00February 9th, 2021|News From Indigenous Sources|

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

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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