Native American Tribes with ancestral, historical, and contemporary ties to the Bears Ears region have expressed their support for protecting this living cultural landscape through the Bears Ears Conservation Proposal.

Native American Tribes Supporting the Protection of Bears Ears:

  • Navajo Nation
  • Hopi Tribe
  • Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
  • Uintah and Ouray Ute Indian Tribe
  • Hualapai Tribe
  • Southern Ute Tribe
  • Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah, Confederated Tribes of the Goshute, Skull Valley Band of Goshute, and Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation
  • Pueblos of Acoma, Cochiti, Isleta, Jemez, Laguna, Nambe, Ohkay Owingeh, Picuris, Pojoaque, Sandia, San Felipe, San Ildefonso, Santa Ana, Santa Clara, Santo Domingo, Taos, Tesuque, Ysleta Del Sur, Zia and Zuni.
  • National Congress of American Indians

Selected Resolutions & Letters of Support