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Bears Ears Controversy: Presidential Proclamation -- Establishment of the Bears Ears National Monument
In this proclamation, the Office of the Press Secretary under the Barack Obama administration establishes Bears Ears National Monument.
Bears Ears Controversy: Presidential Proclamation Modifying the Bears Ears National Monument
This proclamation by President Donald J. Trump details a significant reduction to the size of Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante--previously federally protected lands in Utah. This reduction of ...
Bears Ears Controversy: Some Monumental Issues
(Archaeology Southwest, 1/8/2018)
This blog post was published in January 2018 by WSU professor emeritus Bill Lipe in response to the Trump administration's announcement in December 2017 that it will radically shrink federally protected lands in Utah, ...
Bears Ears Archaeological Experts Gathering: Assessing and Looking Ahead
(Archaeology Southwest, 2017)
This report shares the outcomes of a two-day gathering of archaeologists who work or have worked within what is now Bears Ears National Monument or in southeastern Utah more generally. Our gathering sought to tap their ...
The Archaeology of Bears Ears
(SAA Archaeological Record, 2017-11)
This report recounts the history of archaeology in the Bears Ears region of Utah (USA), including the Cedar Mesa Project.