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"W e'd like to return (bison) back to Indian Country and especially back to the Blackfoot Confederacy, possibly with some roaming between Canada and us on the Rocky Mountain Front. There's such a resistance to them right now. We just want to show you our side. It's a good side — it’s all good."

Blackfeet Tribe member and Intertribal Buffalo Council President Ervin Carlson in his presentation to the Montana Legislature's State-Tribal Relations Committee in Helena, about the Innii Initiative, to return bison to tribal lands in Montana and Alberta.
- Flathead Beacon (AP)

On The Bookshelf
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Grizzlies on my mind


Mountain West Perspectives
New report highlights opportunities in the Colorado River Basin
New report highlights opportunities in the Colorado River Basin


Mountain West Voices
Hear weekly stories from the Rocky Mountain West as gathered by Clay Scott

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