Donate to the Original Peoples of Bears Ears!

Bears Ears, a national monument in Utah, is renowned for its stunning natural splendor, including amazing rock formations and beautiful canyons. But for centuries before its discovery and population by outsiders, this sacred area was home exclusively to several Indigenous Peoples, many of whom still live close by.

Please use the donation form to the right to help fund the sacred defense of Indigenous communities associated with Bears Ears — and click Read More below to learn more about its original inhabitants. When you contribute $100 or more, we'll include a trial membership to the Lakota People's Law Project!

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In alphabetical order, here are peoples peoples we understand to be traditionally associated with the lands occupied by Bears Ears National Monument:


Navajo Nation

Pueblo of Zuni

Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe