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Old July 20th, 2014, 07:52 AM   #1
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looking for a primary source on bison hunting


Looking for information on USA policy to help exterminate American Indians by killing off bison. I have found nothing concrete and I am beginning to suspect that the allegations might be on a par with the phoney Chief Seattle quotes. Can anyone help ?
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The Destruction of the Bison: An Environmental History, 1750-1920
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I don't think you will find a USA policy to exterminate American Indians by killing off bison. However, the story of the buffalo hunters can be partly found in Billy Dixon's book,

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Life-Adventures-Billy-Dixon-Annotated-ebook/dp/B00IWTPFYC/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1405872153&sr=8-3&keywords=billy+dixon"]Amazon.com: Life and Adventures of 'Billy' Dixon (Annotated): A Narrative in which is Described many things Relating to the Early Southwest eBook: Billy Dixon, Frederick Samuel Barde: Kindle Store@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51Jf5CFAtfL.@@AMEPARAM@@51Jf5CFAtfL[/ame]

Also

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/The-Buffalo-Hunters-Story-Hide/dp/0803258836/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1405872214&sr=8-1&keywords=buffalo+hunters"]The Buffalo Hunters: The Story of the Hide Men: Mari Sandoz: 9780803258839: Amazon.com: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51-lBojbe-L.@@AMEPARAM@@51-lBojbe-L[/ame]

I see this 2nd book can be purchased used for the price of shipping.
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