2019 Sacred Places News Stories

Las Vegas water pipeline battle is life-or-death fight for Shoshone sacred site (Reno Gazette Journal) 11/13/19

Protecting the 'incredible, magical, spiritual' that is Chaco Canyon (Indian Country Today) 10/30/19

'Like removing police presence from a high-crime area:' Lawsuit challenging Bears Ears reduction continues (Arizona 91.5 KJZZ) 10/8/19

Oil company agrees to retire Badger-Two Medicine lease (Montana Public Radio) 10/1/19

Federal judge declines to dismiss Bears Ears lawsuit (The Salt Lake Tribune) 10/1/19

Sacred Apache site in Arizona is home to endangered squirrel (Indianz) 9/16/19

For Northwest tribes, wildfire on Rattlesnake Mountain ravages 'a ceremonial place' (Crosscut) 8/7/19

Cronkite News: Tribes win ruling against copper mine on ancestral territory (Indianz) 8/5/19

Tohono O'odham group: Border wall would block sacred pilgrimage (Arizona Public Media) 7/23/19

'Like we had come home': Navajo ad Ute residents of Utah welcome Pueblo people back to Bears Ears (The Salt Lake Tribune) 7/22/19

Day of Prayer in Boulder shines light on Native American issues (Times-Call) 6/21/19

Ask a ranger: plenty of sacred sites in the area (Arizona Daily Sun) 6/6/19

Muscogee (Creek) Nation renews lawsuit over desecration of burial ground (Indianz) 6/5/19

Federal judge to rule on Jemez Pueblo's claim to Valles Caldera (New Mexico Wildlife Federation) 5/31/19

Bears Ears' visitor center is a grassroots affair (The Durango Herald) 5/19/19

Environmental, Indigenous groups gather to protect a 'sacred' site in Salt Lake City that's planned to become a massive distribution hub (The Salt Lake Tribune) 5/4/19

Uproar over appointment of intial Bears Ears NM Advisory Committee (San Juan Record) 5/1/19

Native American activists: The fire at Notre Dame is devastating. So is the destruction of our sacred lands. (Vox) 4/17/19

Sen. Elizabeth Warren pledges to end drilling, restore Bears Ears, Grand Staircase if elected president (Deseret News Utah) 4/15/19

Tribal leaders call for less drilling near sacred sites at congressional hearing in Santa Fe (Colorado Politics) 4/15/19

Tribes urge US to ban drilling around sacred Southwestern site (The Spectrum.) 3/21/19

Protecting indigenous lands protects the environment. Trump and Bolsonaro threaten both. (The Washington Post) 3/18/19

Tribes and community witnesses call out Trump admin over illegal monument cuts at Natural Resources Hearing, highlight fuel considerations (Natural Resources Committee) 3/14/19

Trump's national monument mischief (Real Clear Policy) 3/13/19

Split appears in San Juan as new Navajo-led County Commission moves to support an even bigger Bears Ears than Trump shrunk (The Salt Lake Tribune) 2/21/19

Bennet, more than 100 members of Congress reintroduce ANTIQUITIES Act to protect America's national monuments from unlawful attacks (U.S. Senator Michael Bennet) 2/7/19 (See 116th Congress H.R.871)

A House bill would expand Bears Ears to 1.9 million acres (Pacific Standard) 1/31/19 (See 116th Congress H.R 871)

Feds move ahead with oil and gas leases near world heritage site, sacred lands (Colorado Public Radio) 1/31/19

Scientists sue to protect Utah monument and fossils that could rewrite Earth's history (Science Magazine) 1/17/19

Native Sun News Today: Tribes acquire land at sacred Bear Butte (Indianz) 1/14/18

 

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