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Hopi leader: Cuts to Bears Ears NMon have already resulted in more vandalism to Native sacred sites

WASHINGTON – Hopi Vice Chairman Clark Tenakhongva said he already sees a difference in the year since the Trump administration shrank the size of Bears Ears National Monument, excluding some culturally revered land.


“Today, there’s a lot of vandalism, there’s a lot of looting and that still continues,” Tenakhongva said. “So that is the fear that Hopi has because we have our spiritual ties to the kivas there in Bears Ears.”


https://cronkitenews.azpbs.org/2019/03/13/tribal-officials-worry-bears-ears-cuts-leave-sacred-spaces-vulnerable/

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