Buffalo herd returned to Zagime First Nation

Buffalo return to the land - Alberta rancher Ron Steckly holds the door open while buffalo leap from the trailer and race across the field at the herd’s new home on Zagime (Sakimay) First Nation land. Twenty-two buffalo were recently released on the first nation north of Grenfell to start a new herd.

The air was bitterly cold but the sun shone brightly on January 7 when a large truck rumbled along the gravel road through Zagime First Nation (formerly known as Sakimay). A crowd of band members and news reporters watched expectantly as the truck turned down the snow-covered track leading to a newly fenced pasture. Soon, […]

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