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Buffalo Blogs: Learning TEK — Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Buffalo Blogs: Learning TEK — Traditional Ecological Knowledge

By Dr. Trudy Ecoffey, Tanka Fund Executive Director September, moon of the falling leaves or brown leaves… I recently attended the Ecological Society of America conference to give a presentation about the Tanka Family. It…
Tanka Fund Hosts Our First Interns

Tanka Fund Hosts Our First Interns

Thanks to the Cedar Tree Foundation, Native American Agriculture Fund, and First Nations Development Institute for helping to fund several internships this summer. Interns worked with a volunteer Yale graduate student to interview Native buffalo…
Featured Artist: Mary Getz

Featured Artist: Mary Getz

Mary Getz’s design was selected as one of the top 10 submissions for Tanka Fund’s Return blanket contest with Eighth Generation. She received a cash prize, supported by the Windrose Fund, and shared this statement:…
Job Opening at Tanka Fund: Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Job Opening at Tanka Fund: Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Date of Anticipated Hire: ASAP Work Type: Full-Time Staff Location: Remote Salary: $50,000 to $65,000 depending on experience and qualifications  About Tanka Fund:  Tanka Fund is a 501(c)3 organization located in South Dakota that is dedicated to improving…
Tanka Fund Signs International Buffalo Treaty

Tanka Fund Signs International Buffalo Treaty

By Ross Martin Buffalo Educator and Graduate Student, Yale School of the Environment The Tanka fund team traveled to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in July for the International Bison Convention. Our route from South Dakota to Saskatoon…