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Biden designates sacred tribal land as national monument

The national monument protects innumerable objects of historic and scientific interest, including its namesake Avi Kwa Ame – or Spirit Mountain – and the surrounding arid valleys and mountain ranges that are historically important and sacred places for several Tribal Nations. Taken on January 26, 2020.
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The national monument protects innumerable objects of historic and scientific interest, including its namesake Avi Kwa Ame – or Spirit Mountain – and the surrounding arid valleys and mountain ranges that are historically important and sacred places for several Tribal Nations. Taken on January 26, 2020.

President Joe Biden designated Avi Kwa Ame, a mountainous area in Nevada that’s revered by many tribes, as a national monument Tuesday.

President Joe Biden designated Avi Kwa Ame, a mountainous area in Nevada that’s revered by many tribes, as a national monument Tuesday.

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Emma VandenEinde