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Photograph of a large pile of buffalo bones in front of a boxcar
First Nations and Métis people collected buffalo bones and brought them to train stations such as this one at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. They received five cents a ton for their efforts.
Source: The train doesn't stop here any more
Brown, Ron. Broadview Press, c1991 -- 200 p. : ill. -- ISBN 1894073061 -- P. 18
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