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Tribes: Trump's monument order disrespects native people

December 5, 2017 8:45 AM
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Tribes: Trump's monument order disrespects native people

Native American leaders say President Donald Trump's move to drastically shrink a Utah national monument is the president's second insult to native people in a week and an offense that tribes will unite to fight.

A coalition of five tribes that spent years pushing for the creation of Bears Ears National Monument said Monday it will wage a legal battle over the president's plan to reduce the protected area by 85 percent.

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