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American Bison

Presented by Palmer Lake Historical Society at Palmer Lake Town Hall, Palmer Lake CO

May 21 2015
American Bison presented by Palmer Lake Historical Society at Palmer Lake Town Hall, Palmer Lake CO

Join the Palmer Lake Historical Society at 7:00 PM for a presentation on the massacre to near extinction of the American bison. The bison was considered a sacred animal and a symbol of religiousness among the Native American tribes of the Plains Indians and was key to their survival.   In the 19th century, about 50 million bison were killed by the Government or settlers either for their meat, fur, or as a sport. Thousands of herds were also wiped out to deprive the American Indians from

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Palmer Lake Town Hall

66 Lower Glenway Street, Palmer Lake, CO 80133

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