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Bears Ears National Monument, Tribal Sovereignty, and Climate Change

Bears Ears National Monument, Tribal Sovereignty, and Climate Change

Delve into the controversy over Bears Ears National Monument, in Southeastern Utah. At its crux, the debate centers around the right to tribal sovereignty, complicated by some Indigenous peoples' precedented mistrust in the federal government. Here is an opportunity for Native Americans to reclaim and protect this sacred region--but the question is, how does the government factor into that equation? Plus, hear from a Potomac student with Native Heritage. 

Duration: 15 min

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