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Buffalo Blogs: Restoring Land, Lives, and Economy in 2021

Buffalo Blogs: Restoring Land, Lives, and Economy in 2021

“Bison are the same as us and that is how we feel about them. They are our brothers and our sisters; we try to treat them with the same respect as we treat each other.”…
Buffalo Blogs: Reverse the Red & Better Days Ahead

Buffalo Blogs: Reverse the Red & Better Days Ahead

By Trudy Ecoffey, Executive Director of Tanka Fund “Let’s think about the best days as Indian people as being in front of us, not behind us.”  – Nick Tilsen, NDN Collective as spoken at the…
How Tanka Fund Is Supporting Native Buffalo Producers through COVID

How Tanka Fund Is Supporting Native Buffalo Producers through COVID

“Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children.” — Chief Sitting Bull By Trudy Ecoffey, Executive Director of Tanka Fund In the last few months as we…
A Thanksgiving Message from Tanka Fund

A Thanksgiving Message from Tanka Fund

By Dr. Trudy Ecoffey, Executive Director of Tanka Fund Greetings and Blessings from southwest South Dakota. For many people, Thanksgiving offers up images of the warm and fuzzy picture of the Wampanoag Nation of people…
National Bison Day & Supporting the Return

National Bison Day & Supporting the Return

by Trudy Ecoffey, Tanka Fund Executive Director “A cold wind blew across the prairie when the last buffalo fell — a death-wind for my people.” — Hunkpapa Sioux Chief Sitting Bull The first Saturday of…