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Voting Vigilance

By Woody Lee, Executive Director (Feature photo by Cynthia Wilson, Traditional Foods Program Director) In an interview with the Utah Diné Bikéyah Communications Desk, Woody Lee virtually sat down with Alastair Lee Bitsóí, UDB’s Communications Director, and Willson Atene, UDB’s Office Assistant. The trio talked about what

Planting Seeds With Greasewood and Siblings

Yá’át’ééh shí éí Willson Atene, Tóchiinii Nishłí, Tachiinii Báshishchiin, Ashiihí Dah Shí Cheii, Tł’ízí Łání Dah Shí Nálí. Tséł Báhídi shighan, t’áádóó Halgaitódéé éí nááshá. Greetings my name is Willson Atene, I am Bitterwater, born for the Red Running Into Water People, my maternal grandparents

Seeds of Hope during the COVID-19 Pandemic

 For Immediate Release: May 7, 2020Contact – Alastair Lee Bitsóí: (917) 202-8308  SAN JUAN COUNTY, UTAH – As the spread of the coronavirus continues to impact Indigenous communities and disrupt the global supply chain, a “Seeds and Sheep” program launched by Utah Diné Bikéyah’s Traditional Foods

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

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