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Indigenous group calls for sacred sites in NPs to be returned to Native American control

A Native American group wants to see Indigenous groups given more say in how national parks are managed and wants "sacred places within the parks" returned to the relevant Native American communities.

A petition drive led by the Native Organizers Alliance asks National Park Service Director Chuck Sams, an enrolled member, Cayuse and Walla Walla, of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, to "re-indigenize national parks!"

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