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Bringing Back the Bison: Tribes and First Nations Sign Historic Treaty

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The treaty establishes "intertribal alliances for cooperation in the restoration of American buffalo (or bison) on Tribal/First Nations Reserves or co-managed lands within the U.S. and Canada," the media release stated. The signing was an acknowledgement that these tribes and First Nations have more ability collectively than individually to undertake habitat restoration and boost the iconic animal's numbers, both because of the area involved and resources and political influence that each tribe brings to the table.

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