American Bison Herd Returns To Ancestral Home

Montana’s bison have come home. After over a century in Canada, far from their native rangelands, 88 descendants of a displaced American bison herd have returned to the Blackfeet Indian Reservation near Browning, Montana. The transfer, which fulfills a 2012 treaty between the U.S. and Canada, is a victory for the Blackfeet tribe, for whom bison, also called buffalo, hold cultural significance.  “The Blackfeet People were a buffalo people for thousands of years,“ Harry Barnes, chair of the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council, said in a release Tuesday. “The elders have long believed that until the buffalo returned, the Blackfeet would drift. We have

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