“Political Animal” (November 2018) ignores the hardships of transferring bison to the Tribes. The Tribes have constructed a quarantine facility to return brucellosis-negative buffalo to tribal lands and restore their historical connections with American Indians. But the state of Montana, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service and the livestock industry have obstructed this effort. The government took buffalo from American Indians and now it refuses to give them back.
— Daniel Wenner | Legal counsel for the Assiniboine and
Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation