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John Freemuth

By: Kathleen Tuck   Published 6:55 am / January 30, 2017

Portrait of John Freemuth

John Freemuth

Department of Public Policy and Administration
School of Public Service

John Freemuth was quoted in a story in High Country News about the recent designation of Utah’s Bears Ears as a national monument. The monument has been heralded by tribes and conservationists as a move toward preserving Native American culture and a rich, diverse landscape. However, the move was opposed by some Utah lawmakers who have pledged to urge President Trump to overturn the designation. Freemuth questioned their motives for opposing the move. Read the full story here.