National Geographic : 1915 Jan
Photo from Office ofIndian Affairs FIVE HUNDRED CATTLE READY FOR ISSUE TO INDIANS: STANDING ROCK The valuable grazing lands of the Indians offer unusual opportunities for increasing the meat supply ofthe country. They have what are regarded as the most desirable grazing lands in unbroken bodies in the United States. Last year about $1,500,000 was expended inbuying horses, cattle, and sheep to stock these lands and to establish large tribal stock ranches. Heretofore Indian grazing lands have been rented towhite ranchmen.