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The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public input on management for the downsized Bears Ears National Monument even though the smaller monument faces legal challenges and stiff opposition.

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The father of an 11-year-old girl who was murdered on the Navajo Nation in 2016 is seeking to move forward with a lawsuit he has filed against the tribe, its Division of Public Safety, its law-enforcement department, and police Captain Ivan Tsosie.

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The Navajo Nation has filed a lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank, charging that the institution engages in predatory and unlawful practices targeting Navajo people.

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Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. served on the Colorado Supreme Court from 1996 to 2015. He is an expert on water law, and decided some groundbreaking cases during his tenure. But he is also a poet, an activist, and the author of various books.  He’ll be speaking at the Cortez Public Library Wednesday, May 17th at 6pm. He talked with KSJD’s Gail Binkly about his life as a justice, a poet, and the importance of water.