On a snowy February day, a bison bull wallows through deep powder in Yellowstone.
Park Superintendent Dan Wenk loses skirmish with Trump administration and is told to decide by Aug. 2 to accept transfer, resign or face firing.
“To be able to restore a connection to the buffalo is a way to help heal the past,” Jason Baldes said of ten bison added to the tribe’s herd on Oct. 21.
Wyoming cattle are free from known brucellosis infections for the first time in years, but the fear of exposure persists among ranchers.
In a land wracked by poverty, poor health, and trauma, restoration of bison could help resuscitate an oppressed people.