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National Monument Reductions, Two Years Later
Commentary: “Relentless assault” in the Two Years Since National Monument Reductions This week marks the two-year anniversary of the Trump administration’s decision to decimate two national monuments located in Utah. With the stroke of a pen, the president removed protections on 85% of the Be...
Genetic Data Indicate Scale of Contact-Era Native Population Decline
Genetic Data Indicate Scale of Contact-Era Native Population Decline A study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences using both modern and ancient mitochondrial DNA from Native Americans concludes that about 500 years ago, the number of reproductively active Native...