Tribes: Bears Ears monument co-management proposal is slap in the face

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Tribes: Bears Ears monument co-management proposal is slap in the face

Trump’s downscaling also changes advisory commission
Arch Canyon is within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. President Donald Trump’s decision to drastically reduce and break up a national monument in Utah wasn’t the only blow Native American tribes say they were dealt last week. The proclamation Trump signed changes the makeup of a tribal advisory commission for Bears Ears National Monument. It adds a San Juan County, Utah, commissioner who supported peeling back protections for the land.
San Juan County Commissioner Rebecca Benally speaks during a meeting with U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell in Monticello in 2016.
Protesters gather outside of the Utah State Capitol where President Donald Trump speaks to local representatives in Salt Lake City on Dec. 4.

Tribes: Bears Ears monument co-management proposal is slap in the face

Arch Canyon is within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. President Donald Trump’s decision to drastically reduce and break up a national monument in Utah wasn’t the only blow Native American tribes say they were dealt last week. The proclamation Trump signed changes the makeup of a tribal advisory commission for Bears Ears National Monument. It adds a San Juan County, Utah, commissioner who supported peeling back protections for the land.
San Juan County Commissioner Rebecca Benally speaks during a meeting with U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell in Monticello in 2016.
Protesters gather outside of the Utah State Capitol where President Donald Trump speaks to local representatives in Salt Lake City on Dec. 4.