December 11, 2017

One week ago, many of us who value public lands were devastated when we learned that Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante Nat’l Monuments would be shrunk and stripped of its protections. Many of you have heard myself, @Im_NicoleMarie speak of these places. But today, I feel that it is important we hear from someone else. A native woman. A woman who this land means a lot to. I think that it is important at @womenwhohike to amplify the voices of other women. So, I hope you all take a few minutes to read about Jaylyn, @NativeWomensWilderness and what these lands mean to her and her heritage. 

“You could say I'm a kid straight from the ‘rez’, I grew up on the Navajo Reservation. I was adopted at a young age by the most incredible woman, a woman who taught me how to love and explore the land. The land was ou...

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