Navajo Nation

Red rock desert scene with a rock wall on the left with an ancient archaeological structure built in. Archaeologists are documenting the site. There is red rock, and sage green shrubs around the ground beneath the structure.

Indigenous co-management essential for Bears Ears region

Indigenous people have lived in the Bears Ears region of southeastern Utah for millennia. Ancestral Pueblos built elaborate houses, check dams, agricultural terraces and other modifications of the landscape, leaving ecological legacies that persist to this day. Identifying how humans interacted with past environments is critical for informing how best to protect archaeological sites and […]


Photo of four people wearing masks, standing several feet apart with fingers held up in "u" shape in front of piles of donated supplies such as water and toilet paper.

Supporting the Navajo Nation

U of U Health and community partners provide essential supplies for the Navajo Nation during COVID-19 pandemic.