Commission reiterates Federal government’s obligation to work with Tribes
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 17, 2017
CONTACT: Natasha Hale- (505) 906-8303
Monument Valley, Utah – In accordance with the Bears Ears National Monument proclamation issued on December 28, 2016, the five sovereign Tribal Nations with ancestral ties to Bears Ears, have formally named their representatives for the Bears Ears Commission. In their first action, the Commission issued a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke extending an invitation to meet to discuss management priorities and remind him of his obligation to work with the Tribes.