5 resolutions that oppose the Bears Ears National Monument from the grass roots of citizens of San Juan County, all the way up to State level.
The Stewards of San Juan is a recognized volunteer community organization vested with the responsibility of reviewing and taking actions on matters of local concern that are in the best interest of the health, safety, and welfare of San Juan County residents.
The residents of San Juan County, which include Navajo and Ute tribes, strongly oppose the designation of a Bears Ears National Monument as proposed by the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal (BEIT) Coalition. Emotion aside, there are lawful, valid reasons why we oppose this monument. The proposal itself is severely deficient and requests actions by the President that are contrary to law.
https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/12/28/proclamation-establishment-bears-ears-national-monument Rising from the center of the southeastern Utah landscape and visible from every direction are twin buttes so distinctive that in each of the native languages of the region their name is the same: Hoon'Naqvut, Shash Jáa, Kwiyagatu Nukavachi, Ansh An Lashokdiwe, or "Bears Ears." For hundreds of generations, native peoples lived in the … Continue reading Presidential Proclamation — Establishment of the Bears Ears National Monument
The Stewards of San Juan stand with our elected city, county, and state officials, as well as two local Native American tribes who will be asking the incoming Administration to overturn this designation.
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