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Westwater Needs Water

For Immediate Release: February 18, 2020
Contact – Alastair Lee Bitsóí: (917) 202-8308
SALT LAKE CITY – Just west of the City of Blanding, Diné (Navajo) children and elderly have no access to running water or electricity in their homes, and are forced to haul water sometimes spending about $150 per month from outside sources.

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Transmitting K’é – Relations, Culture, Language, and Community

We drove along the highway, the snow dusted with vermilion-umber sand, seemingly the only form of water in the dry lands of the high desert in the winter. As we passed Wunu’qa / Tsé Biiʼ Nidzisgaii (Monument Valley), we admired the fog gently caressing the red rock mittens and buttes in the valley and along the southern Comb Ridge.

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Bears Ears Plan Ignores Indigenous Voices

For Immediate Release: February 6, 2020
Contact – Alastair Lee Bitsóí: (917) 202-8308

BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT – The Bureau of Land Management’s Final Monument Management Plan (MMP) and Record of Decision (ROD) for the two smaller units of Bears Ears National Monument – Shash Jaa’ and Indian Creek – has been released today, and Utah Diné Bikéyah says that the plan is insufficient and continues to ignore the Indigenous Peoples who continue to advocate for its protection.

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Save The Dates!

The entrepreneurial training Utah Dine ́Bike ́Yah and Rural Community Assistance Corporation conducted in 2018 has been completely redesigned to provide more time for participants to have direct consultations with instructors.

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