Photo detail

The map shows the boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument and what the monument would be reduced to under President Donald Trump's proclamation. Map courtesy of Grand Canyon Trust and Stephanie Smith.

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

Bears Ears monument downsized, tribes file lawsuit

Navajo Nation, Hopi and other Native tribes challenge Trump's decision to downsize Bears Ears National Monument; file lawsuit

On Dec. 4, the Navajo Nation joined the Hopi Tribe, Zuni Tribe, Ute Indian Tribe and Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribe and filed a legal challenge against the Trump administration for its actions revoking and replacing the Bears Ears National Monument.