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No charges recommended in tribal bison controversy


A North Dakota county prosecutor says he doesn't have enough evidence to lay charges in the controversy over the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation's bison herd.

The tribe has been accused of mismanaging the herd. Some veterinarians say the animals have died off at a high rate.

The tribe denies the charges but is trying to improve the management of the herd, which comes from the Theodore Roosevelt National Park. No new animals will be transferred to the tribe for a year.

Get the Story:
Prosecutor says no charges likely over tribal bison (AP 6/9)

Relevant Links:
Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation - http://www.mhanation.com

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