Some take concern with tribal bison hunts
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: February 26, 2018

The Helena Independent Record is reporting that a bison hunt for one member of the Blackfeet Tribe went horribly awry.

An excerpt reads:

But the scene near the park boundary was offensive to veteran hunters Hulet and Miller. Tribal members sat in their trucks until bison wandered out of the park far enough to legally shoot. Some of the animals were injured and ran back into the park.

“It wasn’t what I expected for a hunt,” said Hulet, a Columbia Falls resident.

“That was troublesome,” Gladstone agreed.

“It was pretty wild,” said Miller, a Kila resident. “The dynamics were strange.”

The firing line, as some people refer to it, is a constant source of complaints to the Park County Sheriff’s Office.


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