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American Bison Extraordinaire

Just this past December, a Bill to make the American Bison the National Mammal unanimously passed the U.S. Senate!  It now heads to the House of Representatives for consideration.  We here at Great Plains Trail Alliance say, “Well, it’s about … Continue reading

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Our De Facto National Symbol – The Buffalo

The November 2013 issue of Smithsonian Magazine features something it is calling 101 Objects That Made America.  The idea behind it is to spotlight objects from the various museums, and show their importance in American history.  It’s a pretty fascinating … Continue reading

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Bison Documentary on PBS

We’ll continue to take a look at the National Parks and Monuments of the Great Plains, but I wanted to make a brief, but timely, interruption to note the following film that will be airing this week on “Independent Lens” … Continue reading

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