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Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month: Videos and Film

Resources related to the heritage of Indigenous Peoples at WPI's Gordon Library

Videos and Film related to the History, Culture, and Current Issues of Indigenous Peoples

Common Ground: The Story of Bears Ears
On December 28th, 2016, former President Obama protected nearly 1.5 million acres of sprawling canyon lands and ancient cultural sites in southeast Utah by designating the area as Bears Ears National Monument. Politically, Native American groups and environmentalists applauded the designation. However, it infuriated some locals and state politicians who, declaring government overreach and unnecessary restrictions to the land, demanded the monument to be rescinded.