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Tribes celebrate designation of national monument at Bears Ears
Environment | National | Politics
Tribes celebrate designation of national monument at Bears Ears (January 9, 2017)
The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition successfully lobbied President Barack Obama to protect 1.35 million acres of sacred sites and ancestral lands in Utah.

Mark Trahant: Native candidates face voters in Arizona primary
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native candidates face voters in Arizona primary (August 26, 2016)
The Arizona primary election is Tuesday and there are all sorts of implications for Indian Country.

Mark Trahant: Political maps open doors for more Native candidates
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Political maps open doors for more Native candidates (April 25, 2016)
The more we vote, the more we change things. And we elect people like us, new voices, so that means those in power have a great deal to lose.

Mark Trahant: Another big year for Native American candidates
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Another big year for Native American candidates (April 12, 2016)
It’s tempting to see 2016 as a record year for Native American political candidates.

Tribes call for establishment of Bears Ears National Monument
Environment | National | Politics
Tribes call for establishment of Bears Ears National Monument (October 16, 2015)
Tribal leaders from Utah, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico want to protect 1.9 million acres of ancestral and sacred sites.

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