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Rebecca Robinson & Stephen Strom | Voices from Bears Ears: Seeking Common Ground on Sacred Land

This event is free and open to the public and will take place at the bookshop.

Rebecca Robinson & Stephen Strom will read from and sign their new book, Voices from Bears Ears: Seeking Common Ground on Sacred Land

Rebecca and Stephen will be in conversation with Stephen Trimble.

In late 2016, President Barack Obama designated 1.35 million acres of public lands in southeastern Utah as Bears Ears National Monument. On December 4, 2017, President Donald Trump shrank the monument by 85 percent. A land rich in human history and unsurpassed in natural beauty, Bears Ears is at the heart of a national debate over the future of public lands.

Through the stories of twenty individuals, and informed by interviews with more than seventy people, Voices from Bears Ears captures the passions of those who fought to protect Bears Ears and those who opposed the monument as a federal “land grab” that threatened to rob them of their economic future. It gives voice to those who have felt silenced, ignored, or disrespected. It shares stories of those who celebrate a growing movement by Indigenous peoples to protect ancestral lands and culture, and those who speak devotedly about their Mormon heritage. What unites these individuals is a reverence for a homeland that defines their cultural and spiritual identity, and therein lies hope for finding common ground.
This event is free and open to the public and will take place at the bookshop.

Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of Voices from Bears Ears: Seeking Common Ground on Sacred Land from The King's English.

GET YOUR COPY NOW! Pre-order your signed copy of Voices from Bears Ears: Seeking Common Ground on Sacred Land today, by either calling the store at 801-484-9100 or ordering online. Please specify if you will be attending the event and if you want your book personalized.

 

Event date: 
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Event address: 
The King's English Bookshop
1511 S 1500 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Voices from Bears Ears: Seeking Common Ground on Sacred Land Cover Image
By Rebecca Robinson, Stephen E. Strom (By (photographer)), Patricia Nelson Limerick (Foreword by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780816538058
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of Arizona Press - October 30th, 2018