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Marking Veterans Day 2021, Northeastern State University unveiled an approximately 12-foot-tall veterans monument showcasing each branch of the U.S. military. The monument sits east of Seminary Hall and features six bronze figures on top of a half globe.
President Joe Biden is restoring two sprawling national monuments in Utah, reversing a decision by President Donald Trump that opened for mining and development some red-rock lands sacred to Native Americans and home to ancient cliff dwellings and petroglyphs.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Newly confirmed Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland is planning to visit Utah next month before submitting a review on whether to reverse President Donald Trump’s decision to shrink national monuments in the state, the agency announced Wednesday.
Across our country, we are having a new dialogue about how we experience race and the painful chapters of United States history, including the American Civil War. Recently, I oversaw the removal of two monuments from the historic Cherokee Nation Capitol Square in Tahlequah. The monuments failed to reflect the CN's values of freedom and inclusion, and they run contrary to the idea that CN should have control of telling its own story.�
The Cherokee Nation removes two Confederate monuments at its Capitol Square in Tahlequah.
Artist Francis Jansen hopes placing the monument at Northeastern State University will foster reconciliation for the suffering endured by Native Americans along the Trail of Tears.
The Cheyenne and Arapaho runners touched the stone in Denver's oldest cemetery after trekking from the scene of the Sand Creek massacre on the plains about 180 miles away.
Neff descendants also purchase a monument engraved with the names of the people buried in the cemetery.