STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX – Rep. Eric Descheenie, D-Chinle (District 7), and members of the Native American Caucus stood with the Havasupai and neighboring tribes despite President Barack Obama's decision not to designate the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument. Leaders urge Obama to reconsider its designation. at a press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at the Arizona Capitol.
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Rep. Eric Descheenie, D-Chinle (District 7)
Havasupai Tribal Council Member Carletta Tilousi
Havasupai Tribal Council Member Ophelia Watahomigie-Corliss
Havasupai Tribal Council Member Richard Watahomigie
Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez
Sen. Jamescita Peshlakai, D-Cameron (District 7)