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U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland listens as Indigenous leaders talk about the need to protect areas beyond the boundaries of Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico Nov. 22. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

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The meetings are part of the public outreach being done by the U.S. Interior Department as it considers the withdrawal from nearly 550 square miles around Chaco Culture National Historical Park.

By By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press April 29, 2022
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The Bureau of Land Management made the announcement March 25, saying the deadline for comments has been pushed back to May 6 to allow more time for people to comment.

By Associated Press March 29, 2022
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Native American leaders say Chaco prayers being answered
Some tribal leaders express gratitude over steps for permanent protection of cultural resources

The stillness that enveloped Chaco Canyon was almost deafening, broken only by the sound of a raven’s wings batting the air while it circled overhead.

By By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press November 30, 2021