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History: Mekaisto – Red Crow

Reprinted from the June 1952 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Mekaisto – Red Crow
By John Laurie, Calgary, Alta.

‘If civilization can tame the buffalo so that they are like cattle, the lesson is one that I shall not forget easily.” When Mekaisto – Red Crow – Head Chief of the Bloods was on tour to Eastern Canada, he was shown the tame buffalo as Stoney Mountain; as a man of high intelligence, he saw the point. Neither did he forget.’

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‘Our History’ is curated by former Canadian Cattlemen editor, Gren Winslow.

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