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Author Smith, Bruce L., 1948-

Title Wildlife on the wind : a field biologist's journey and an Indian reservation's renewal / Bruce L. Smith
Published Logan : Utah State University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 227 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Introduction -- Gettin' there -- On the reservation -- First elk -- Mountains and sky -- Stranded -- The way it was -- Younger kids -- On the same page -- Game code -- Upshot
Summary In the heart of Wyoming sprawls the ancient homeland of the Eastern Shoshone Indians, who were forced by the U.S. government to share a reservation in the Wind River basin and flanking mountain ranges with their historical enemy, the Northern Arapahos. Both tribes lost their sovereign, wide-ranging ways of life and economic dependence on decimated buffalo. Tribal members subsisted on increasingly depleted numbers of other big game & mdash;deer, elk, moose, pronghorn, and bighorn sheep. In 1978, the tribal councils petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to help them recover their wildlife
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-219) and index
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Subject Smith, Bruce L., 1948-
Arapaho Indians -- Ethnobiology -- Wyoming -- Wind River Indian Reservation.
Biology -- Fieldwork -- Wyoming -- Wind River Indian Reservation.
Shoshoni Indians -- Ethnobiology -- Wyoming -- Wind River Indian Reservation.
Wildlife management -- Wyoming -- Wind River Indian Reservation.
Wind River Indian Reservation (Wyo.)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 087421792X (electronic bk.)
9780874217926 (electronic bk.)