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"We stand here together today, united, with one voice," a Navajo Nation Council delegate said.
It is critical that President Obama acts swiftly to preserve land that is at risk of external threats before the end of his term as it has become blatantly clear that the next administration will not hold the same value for our environment over the next four years.
While this faction of extremist "ranchers" flout our laws and demand that the federal government reduce the land set aside for public use, the original inhabitants of the American landscape are petitioning President Obama to protect more land for the benefit of this and future generations.
Obama can declare a national monument without congressional approval.