Canada debates eagle hunting | News | Al Jazeera

Canada debates eagle hunting

Indigenous groups say ban on hunting the bald eagle is an infringement on their traditions.


    The Canadian bald eagle was once hunted close to extinction., but laws to protect the bird from hunters are working.

    There are now around 100,000 in the wild. However, indigenous tribespeople say the hunting ban is an infringement of their traditions.

    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Mission in British Columbia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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