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The best way to save sacred land?

‘The issue is whether the monument is the right vehicle’
Utah state legislators and their staff lead the way for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and others in the distance Monday through Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah.
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, left, stops to meet Hank Stevens, Navajo Mountain Chapter President, at the Butler Wash Indian Ruins trailhead on Monday near Blanding, Utah.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, second from right, is joined by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, right, during a press conference Monday at the Butler Wash trailhead within Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah.
Ute Mountain Ute response

Regina Whiteskunk, of the Ute Mountain Ute tribe, lobbied for the monument, and her tribe is one of five that are part of a Native American advisory committee established to help manage cultural sites.
In an interview with The Journal, she said

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The best way to save sacred land?

Utah state legislators and their staff lead the way for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and others in the distance Monday through Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah.
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, left, stops to meet Hank Stevens, Navajo Mountain Chapter President, at the Butler Wash Indian Ruins trailhead on Monday near Blanding, Utah.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, second from right, is joined by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, right, during a press conference Monday at the Butler Wash trailhead within Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah.
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