Broad Coalition Sues to Stop Trump Administration’s Unlawful Dismemberment of the Bears Ears National Monument

  Broad Coalition Sues to Stop Trump Administration"s Unlawful Dismemberment of the Bears Ears National Monument   For Immediate Release: December 6, 2017 [Washington, D.C.): A broad coalition of Native American, conservation, and historic preservation organizations, outdoor industry, scientists, and outdoor recreationists sued the Trump Administration today to strike down...

Trump Acts Tribes Respond

Tribes Respond To Trump’s Evisceration Of Bears Ears National Monument Contact – Gavin Noyes: (801) 521-7398, Braidan Weeks: (801) 372-6438   Elected officials from the Navajo Nation, Ute Indian Tribe, and Ute Mountain Ute Tribe hosted a press conference to respond to President Trump’s elimination of 85% of...

Response to Hatch Announcement

“President Trump Should Leave It Alone, Respect Our People”: Utah Diné Bikéyah Responds to Announcement that Trump Will Unlawfully Eliminate Portions of Bears Ears National Monument   For Immediate Release: October 27, 2017 Contact – Gavin Noyes: (801) 521-7398, Nizhone Meza: (801) 659-0656   Today’s announcement by Senator Hatch that President Trump...

Secretary Zinke’s Final Report on National Monuments Undermines Trust Among Native Americans Across the United States

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 25, 2017 Grassroots Native American people in Utah and beyond are deeply disappointed and aggrieved that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke appears to have recommended reducing Bears Ears National Monument in his final report to President Trump regarding the National Monuments “review.   Utah Diné...

Native Voices Speak

UDB & Bears Ears Coalition Release New Media Kit on Origins of Bears Ears National Monument & What's At Stake In anticipation of Interior Secretary Zinke's final report on the National Monuments "review," due this week, Utah Dine Bikeyah and the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition have collaborated...

Video Statements From Tribal leaders and Members

In the wake of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s visit to Bears Ears National Monument on Tuesday, May 9th Utah Diné Bikéyah (UDB) leaders, top stakeholders in the effort to preserve Bears Ears National Monument, have issued video statements from members and elected leaders of local...