I know the stereotypical image of the Indian in the weeds, lurking, ready for a sneak attack is a thing of the past. An image only preserved in John Wayne movies. But in Eastern Kentucky this image is alive and well. Not the attack part but the sneaking, lurking, watching from the weeds.
The Ridgetop Shawnee Tribe of Indians are starting a neighborhood watch program not to protect your lawn mower from being stolen by these pill head junkies but a watch program for Kentucky's Elk and Deer herds.
The Ridgetop Shawnee Tribe of Indians are encouraging everyone, Indian or not, to be vigilant and keep a keen eye on Kentucky's wildlife. Executive Tribal Manger William Shackleford had this to say "We are living in dangerous times, a very uncertain time. God put these animals here for us, for our children. And we will protect them with every ounce of energy we have. When things finally go bad in our society this stock of Elk and Deer will feed thousands and thousands of people and we will be there to make sure they are preserved."
If you see supicious activity and or witness poaching please call your local athorities.