Source: Bryan Eneas, cbc.ca, July 26, 2020
Muscowpetung’s buffalo herd were originally, and still are destined for slaughter.
It may be a temporary measure for now, but bison — or buffalo as they’re traditionally known in some prairie Indigenous cultures — have returned to the lands of the Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation.
Chief Melissa Tavita said the herd of 15 buffalo were purchased by the community as a food security measure, in the event the COVID-19 pandemic forces the community to lock down or prevents band members from leaving.
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