Trump the Monument: Local outcry grows following Obama Bears Ears declaration

Critics believe that one way or another, the monument designation will not be lasting — and whatever environmental legacy Obama wanted to leave will be lost. “His name and signature will perish in the wind and set with the sun forever,” said Suzie Johnson, a Native American. Several Native American speakers said Obama’s action stole their land, and tribal colleagues […]

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Obama poised to sacrifice Utah’s Native peoples to appease enviros, recreation industry

Over eight decades later, Jones still remembers the day the federal government killed the sheep. In 1934, as part of former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal, the government decided the Navajo had more livestock than the Southwest could support. According to some estimates, 80 percent of all Navajo livestock were killed, and thousands of Navajos impoverished. American Indians fight […]

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