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In this Oct. 6 photo, White Earth Conservation officer Richard Fox, left, White Earth Tribal and Community College extension educator Steve Dahlberg, center, and White Earth Conservation officer Sheila LaFriniere confer as they follow footsteps through the woods as part of a training exercise near Naytahwaush, Minn. AP Photo/Dan Gunderson

White Earth trains in ancient skill: man tracking

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NAYTAHWAUSH, Minn. (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, according to Minnesota Public Radio.

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