Threats to water and culturally important land propels a dozen tribes to call for a new National Monument designation near the Grand Canyon. The proposed Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni Grand Canyon National Monument would encompass more than a million acres. Among other things it would place a permanent ban on uranium mining in a place where tribes say such development contaminates the air and water and permanently scars the land.
Vice Chairman Shelton Scott Crozier (Hualapai)
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