Documents: Bears Ears divided into two smaller monuments

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Documents: Bears Ears divided into two smaller monuments

Critics worry revamped plans would hurt cultural sites
A map obtained by the Wilderness Society shows that the Bears Ears National Monument would be eliminated and replaced by two smaller monuments called Shásh Jaa’ (Bears Ears) National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument. The original boundaries of the Bears Ears monument are outlined in black.
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A map obtained by the Wilderness Society shows that the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument would be broken up into smaller monuments. Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is replaced by Grand Staircase National Monument, and Escalante Canyons National Monument and Kaiparowits National Monument would be created. The original boundary of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is outlined in black.
The Bears Ears National Monument is named after this formation. President Donald Trump’s administration says it wants to shrink this monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southeast Utah.
Ute Mountain Ute Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk says shrinking Bears Ears National Monument will put Native American cultural resources at risk.

Documents: Bears Ears divided into two smaller monuments

A map obtained by the Wilderness Society shows that the Bears Ears National Monument would be eliminated and replaced by two smaller monuments called Shásh Jaa’ (Bears Ears) National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument. The original boundaries of the Bears Ears monument are outlined in black.
Wilderness Society

A map obtained by the Wilderness Society shows that the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument would be broken up into smaller monuments. Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is replaced by Grand Staircase National Monument, and Escalante Canyons National Monument and Kaiparowits National Monument would be created. The original boundary of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is outlined in black.
The Bears Ears National Monument is named after this formation. President Donald Trump’s administration says it wants to shrink this monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southeast Utah.
Ute Mountain Ute Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk says shrinking Bears Ears National Monument will put Native American cultural resources at risk.
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