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Author Robinson, Rebecca, 1984- author.

Title Voices from Bears Ears : seeking common ground on sacred land / Rebecca M. Robinson ; photographs by Stephen E. Strom ; foreword by Patricia Nelson Limerick.

Publication Info. Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, in association with George F. Thompson Publishing, 2018.
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy


1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description xx, 412 pages ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "This book captures the passion and history embedded in local conversations about Utah's Bears Ears National Monument"--Provided by publisher.
Contents Foreword / Patricia Nelson Limerick -- A note on the structure of this book -- Introduction -- Connecting to sacred lands: voices of two cultures. Caring for ancestral lands, leading prayers for healing / Jonah Yellowman -- Interlude: Native cosmology and land stewardship -- Honoring a pioneer past, continuing a tradition of faith / Kay and Patsy Shumway -- Interlude: Mormon theology and land stewardship -- Shaping the future of public lands: different visions for San Juan County. Documenting cultural resources, advocating for protection of native homelands / Mark Maryboy -- Facilitating dialogue about public lands, leading the fight against federal overreach / Phil Lyman -- Interlude: A brief overview of native and Mormon connection to San Juan County -- Developing a "grand bargain," defending the rights of states and localities / Rob Bishop -- Interlude: History of the Antiquities Act and background on the Federal Lands Transfer Movement -- Elevating the vision of native peoples, protecting culturally significant lands / Gavin Noyes -- Interlude: Attempts to forge compromise in the use of public lands -- Time line of land-use planning: twin visions evolve -- Pursuing prosperity for Utah's tribes, opposing a national monument / Rebecca Benally -- Working toward compromise, seeking balance between preservation and development / Heidi Redd -- Building bridges between diverse groups, protecting endangered landscapes / Josh Ewing -- Representing rural Utahns, championing local land-use solutions -- Providing San Juan County with balanced news, guiding the county toward a new future -- Protecting ancestral lands: exercising tribal sovereignty. Advocating for a national monument, promoting indigenous self-determination / Charles Wilkinson -- Interlude: Tribal sovereignty explained -- Connecting grassroots activists and tribal leaders, supporting native entrepreneurship -- Responding to a call to lead, speaking for people and the planet / Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk -- Protecting Zuni sacred sites, championing cultural preservation / Carleton Bowekaty -- Preserving archaeological resources, educating the public to respect the past / Don Simonis -- Studying ancestral Puebloan civilizations, bearing witness to intercultural conflict / Winston Hurst -- Fighting to achieve justice, finding strength in numbers / Shaun Chapoose -- A path forward: establishing trust, healing wounds / Managing Utah's public lands, strengthening relationships with local communities / Kate Cannon -- Interlude: Reflection on a successful compromise -- Serving a tribe and a coalition, connecting all people to sacred lands / Alfred and Sahmie Lomahquahu -- Coda: December 2016 -- February 2018 -- Maps. Tribal lands of the Colorado Plateau ; Hole-in-the-Rock Trail ; Federal lands on the Colorado Plateau ; National parks, monuments, recreation areas, and forests before Bears Ears ; Physical features of the Colorado Plateau ; Mineral resources on the Colorado Plateau ; History of Canyonlands National Park ; Bears Ears National Monument proposal and Public Lands Initiative proposed national conservation and wilderness areas ; Boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument declared by President Obama in 2016 compared to the boundaries after President Trump reduced the area by 85 percent in 2017 -- Individuals profiled -- Author's reflections -- Photographer's reflections -- Historical time line -- Public lands glossary.
Subject Bears Ears National Monument (Utah).
Bears Ears National Monument (Utah) -- Pictorial works.
Added Author Strom, Stephen, photographer.
Limerick, Patricia Nelson, 1951- writer of foreword.
ISBN 9780816538058 paperback alkaline paper $24.95
0816538050 paperback alkaline paper $24.95
Standard No. 40028552954

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