Article Photos: War against SD tree bugs enlists unlikely fighters 1/4

  In this March 2012 photo provided by SolTribe, Mike Uncapher, right, trains a group of participants in the Lakota Logging Project by teaching safety precautions and techniques involved in cutting down pine beetle-infested trees at Custer State Park in South Dakota. The pine beetle epidemic has grown so large that Native Americans _ historically opposed to the logging industry _ are beginning to become loggers themselves for the greater good of saving the non-infected trees and putting the marred dead ones to use. (AP Photo/SolTribe, Struever McConnell)