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Indian Country Today. "The All Pueblo Council of Governors, representing the collective voice of the member 20 sovereign Pueblo nations of New Mexico and Texas, convened last week Thursday in Bears Ears affirming commitment to protect the precious and vulnerable sacred sites within the Bears Ears cultural landscape."
KUER Radio. Pueblo Nations continue the good fight on behalf of Bears Ears.
For the Third Time in Less Than Three Months, the BLM Recognizes It Violated Law, Pulls Back Oil and Gas Leasing Decisions
SUWA. "The BLM is pulling back its leasing decisions because the agency has recognized that it failed to fully analyze the greenhouse gas emissions and climate change impacts of those decisions in determining whether leasing is appropriate in the first instance."
U.S. Senate approves $11 million to improve Columbia River fishing sites; look to president’s signature
Oregon Live. We offer our congratulations to the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission in receiving $11 million from Senate appropriations to address the needs of their fishing sites.
Protecting sacred land for the next generation: Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition’s Carelton Bowekaty
Hewlett Foundation. Interview with Coalition co-chair Carleton Bowekaty on conservation, environmental stewardship, and indigenous land management.
Grand Canyon Trust Blog. "White Mesa community members are especially worried that pollution from the mill may contaminate the air they breathe and the water they drink."
The Guardian. Representative Haaland (NM-01) continues to be a protector and gatekeeper for tribal interest and public lands.
Moab Sun News. The Ute Mountain Ute community and their supporters marched in a spiritual walk to protest the extraction of uranium by Energy Fuels Inc. and other companies in the Bears Ears region.
Grand Canyon Trust. "The Grand Canyon Trust and the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance have appealed a decision by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to allow a massive expansion of the contentious Daneros uranium mine on public lands on the doorstep of Bears Ears National Monument."