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Montana Indian Tribes Seek Control of Bison Range

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Montana Indian Tribes Seek Control of Bison Range

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Montana Indian Tribes Seek Control of Bison Range

Montana Indian Tribes Seek Control of Bison Range

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The U.S. government considers a request by two Indian tribes to take over management of the National Bison Range in Montana. A 1994 law says tribes with cultural, historical and geographical connections to certain federal land may be eligible to run some programs. But critics question the tribes' motives and see the move as a land grab. Kathy Witkowsky reports.

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