Northern Arapaho Tribe seeks to kill more eagles (Native America, Discovered and Conquered)
An interesting history-related post from Native America, Discovered and Conquered:
In March, citizens of the Northern Arapaho Tribe in Wyoming were granted their first permit to kill two bald eagles.
They now say they will negotiate with the United States for the right to claim more of the birds for use in religious ceremonies.
The Tribe's plan raises concerns with animal advocates, who say there are ways to honor spiritual traditions without killing animals. In what the pressed called the first decision of its kind, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on March 9 approved a "take" permit allowing the Tribe to harvest two of the national birds. The approval came after the ...
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