'These Are Live, Active Places': A Ute Activist Fights To Save The Bears Ears National Monument


Moonhouse, in the Bears Ears Monument Park. Bureau of Land Management

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For many cultures around the world, being human means being part of an extended web of kinship that includes not just people, but plants, animals, rivers and mountains. That knowledge has always been here, despite repeated, and continuing, attempts to wipe it out. Steve Paulson brings us the story of Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk, a member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe who’s fighting to preserve the Bears Ears National Monument.