Tribes united on restoring Bears Ears

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Tribes united on restoring Bears Ears

Testimony from tribal leaders dominates hearing on House bill
Bears Ears National Monument was formed to protect archaeological sites like this one in southeast Utah.
Navajo President Russell Begaye testified Tuesday against a bill that is part of the dismantling of the Bears Ears National Monument designated in 2016.
San Juan County Commissioner Rebecca Benally testified in favor of a bill that would replace Bear Ears with two smaller monuments.
Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk, of the Ute Mountain Ute tribe, testified against a bill that drastically shrinks the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument.
Emily Rice/The JournalJanuary 31, 2018

5:40 a.m.The supermoon enters the Earth’s umbra, the dark circular shadow of Earth’s spherical shape projected by more exact alignment of the sun, Earth and moon to further the lunar eclipse.



Nikon D3000, Signma 18-300 lens, tripod, f/8. 1/3200, ISO 800
Emily Rice/The Journal

January 31, 2018

5:45 a.m.

The supermoon is swallowed by the Earth’s umbra, the dark circular shadow of Earth’s spherical shape projected by more exact alignment of the sun, Earth and moon.



Nikon D300, Signma 18-300 lens, tripod, f/8. 1/500, ISO 500

Tribes united on restoring Bears Ears

Bears Ears National Monument was formed to protect archaeological sites like this one in southeast Utah.
Navajo President Russell Begaye testified Tuesday against a bill that is part of the dismantling of the Bears Ears National Monument designated in 2016.
San Juan County Commissioner Rebecca Benally testified in favor of a bill that would replace Bear Ears with two smaller monuments.
Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk, of the Ute Mountain Ute tribe, testified against a bill that drastically shrinks the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument.
Emily Rice/The JournalJanuary 31, 2018

5:40 a.m.The supermoon enters the Earth’s umbra, the dark circular shadow of Earth’s spherical shape projected by more exact alignment of the sun, Earth and moon to further the lunar eclipse.



Nikon D3000, Signma 18-300 lens, tripod, f/8. 1/3200, ISO 800
Emily Rice/The Journal

January 31, 2018

5:45 a.m.

The supermoon is swallowed by the Earth’s umbra, the dark circular shadow of Earth’s spherical shape projected by more exact alignment of the sun, Earth and moon.



Nikon D300, Signma 18-300 lens, tripod, f/8. 1/500, ISO 500
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