Trail Talk

June 6, 2017    

Travel Stories and Insight by Shebby Lee 
Have you ever wondered how the buffalo were saved?  Like most such tales, it is actually more than one story, which I'll get to shortly.

Much better known is how they were nearly exterminated, and - alas - far more depressing.  As I have cited in more than one Trail Talk, it took centuries for the invasion of Europeans on this continent to reduce the proud aborigines to submission.  But the riches of North America were a powerful incentive, and after the distraction of the Civil War, "Americans" were becoming impatient to fulfill their "manifest destiny".  About the same time, the federal authorities hit on a simple and very efficient solution:
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This month's Trail Talk is sponsored by:

Shebby Lee Tours  


American Bus Association