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Tribes to Receive Yellowstone Bison Held By Turner


Animals  (tags: Montana, bison, Yellowstone bison, Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Assiniboine and Sioux tribes, Ted Turner's ranch )

Judy
- 1408 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A group of Yellowstone National Park bison is due to finally arrive at a permanent home on a northeastern Montana American Indian reservation on Thursday, almost a decade after they were captured and spared from slaughter.



   

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Past Member (0)
Thursday November 13, 2014, 5:47 pm
Thank you Judy
 

RosemaryRannes H (650)
Saturday November 15, 2014, 12:02 am
Judy this is really wonderful news. Thank you so much for sharing.
I really appreciated Tom Escarcega's thoughts:

" The Yellowstone animals will be "welcomed with prayers," said Tom Escarcega, one of a group of Assiniboine and Sioux tribal leaders who planned to escort the animals to Fort Peck.

"It starts to bring back our ceremonies that we kind of forgot," Escarcega said. "In our culture, we treat the buffalo as a people, and we're the two-legged nation. They deserve respect."
 

Kathy G (0)
Saturday November 15, 2014, 12:14 pm
Hurray!
 

Frances Darcy (124)
Saturday November 15, 2014, 1:37 pm
Grreat job
 

Ruth C (87)
Saturday November 15, 2014, 1:37 pm
I'm so happy!
 

Roberto Meritoni (3)
Sunday November 16, 2014, 12:44 am
Thanks great
 
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