CSKT Renews Proposal for Ownership of Bison Range

From: Flathead Beacon

“The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have renewed a proposal to return management of the 18,800-acre National Bison Range to tribal management under a federal trust ownership agreement, an historic change of course that tribal leaders believe is in the best interest of the bison, the tribes and the state of Montana. Tribal leaders announced March 20 they had notified Montana’s congressional delegation and the U.S. Department of the Interior that they wished to revisit a proposal to restore federal trust ownership to the tribes.”

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