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Black & white historic photo shows an indian man sitting outside a teepee. Nearly all the Native American peoples of North America revered the bear, referring to it as "Grandfather" or "Grandmother." Some tribes hunted it for its meat, hides and claws, or to display skill and bravery. Others, however, refused to eat bear meat, feeling it was akin to cannibalism. When Euro-Americans arrived in Yellowstone in the early 1800ís, the Crow, Blackfeet, and Shoshone were living in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

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