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Assembly of First Nations Petitions Obama to Listen to Tribes & Intervene to Stop Grizzly Delisting & Trophy Hunting

 


OTTAWA—The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief, Perry Bellegarde, has petitioned President Barack Obama to “reconsider the decision to delist the grizzly bear from the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to permit States to profit from trophy hunts of this sacred being.” The AFN is a national advocacy organization representing First Nation citizens in Canada, which includes more than 900,000 people living in 634 First Nation communities and in cities and towns across the country.

http://nativenewsonline.net/currents/assembly-of-first-nations-petitions-obama-to-listen-to-tribes-intervene-to-stop-grizzly-delisting-trophy-hunting/

 

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