High Country News Op-Ed: Native voices aren’t being heard on Bears Ears

San Juan County is celebrating President Donald Trump’s recent decision to cut over 2 million acres from Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments in Utah. The move amounts to the largest rollback of federal land protections in U.S. history. By saying San Juan County, however, I mean the county’s conservative leadership and not the majority of its residents.

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Zak Podmore is a freelance journalist and editor of the Canyon Echo: A Journal of Southeastern Utah.

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