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Tribal conservation officers train in ancient skill: man tracking


NAYTAHWAUSH, MN. (AP) — In the vast forests and open spaces of Minnesota, finding missing people can be expensive and time consuming, often requiring airplanes, helicopters and dozens of people.

To make such searches more efficient, White Earth tribal conservation officers are learning an ancient skill called man tracking, Minnesota Public Radio reported (

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