Television Ads Promoting BENM!

View these new television ads promoting Bears Ears National monument and help by voicing your support for Bears Ears. TV Ad TV ad citations: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865674227/Lawmaker-Utah-should-take-over-Bears-Ears-monument.html http://www.sltrib.com/news/4914620-155/chaffetz-urges-trump-to-revoke-bears  http://www.sltrib.com/home/4777012-155/story.html,  University of Utah land transfer report: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2555922...

New Ads Promoting BENM!

Radio Ads began airing on Native American programs nationally and locally on January 2nd, 2017. In these ads, UDB thanks President Obama for creation of the Bears Ears National Monument in multiple languages and through six local radio stations across the Hopi, Navajo, and Ute...

UDB is 1st Utah recipient of ArtPlace America grant

Today, ArtPlace America announced that Utah Diné Bikéyah’s 'Traditional Arts of Bears Ears' project is one of 29 programs chosen, from almost 1,400 applications, to receive funding through its National Creative Placemaking Fund in 2016. Working in close collaboration with all local residents and the...

Monument boundary report presented

The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition, in partnership with Utah Diné Bikéyah,  presented to federal lawmakers the following comprehensive report on the boundary and lands comprising the proposed Bears Ears National Monument. The report details the cultural and natural resources within each area of the proposed monument,...

UDB applauds new DOI order

On Fri Oct 21, U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell announced a new Secretarial Order "encouraging cooperative management opportunities between the Department’s land and water managers and federally-recognized Tribes." Utah Diné Bikéyah welcomes and celebrates the announcement, which UDB Board Chairman Willie Grayeyes notes "will help Tribes...

K’aayelli Resolution

K'aayellis pass resolution formally opposing PLI On Wed, Sept 22, Navajo heritage association the Descendants of K'aayelli (DOK) publicly released a formal resolution stating the group's opposition to the Utah Public Lands Initiative bill, sponsored by UT Rep Rob Bishop. DOK's resolution explicitly states, "DOK has...