Tanka Fund’s Regranting is Restoring Buffalo to Native Lands

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Tanka Fund’s Regranting is Restoring Buffalo to Native Lands — and You Can Support the Return

Tanka Fund’s Regranting is Restoring Buffalo to Native Lands — and You Can Support the Return

by Trudy Ecoffey, Tanka Fund Executive Director “The buffalo represents the people and the universe and should always be treated with respect, for was he not here before the two-legged peoples, and is he not…
Buffalo Blogs: Moving Forward from the Losses of the Past

Buffalo Blogs: Moving Forward from the Losses of the Past

by Trudy Ecoffey, Tanka Fund Executive Director U.S. Army General Phillip Sheridan described how killing the Indians’ commissary to subdue them sealed the fate of both the bison and the Native people who relied on…
Buffalo Blogs: Breeding Season & the New Normal

Buffalo Blogs: Breeding Season & the New Normal

by Trudy Ecoffey, Tanka Fund Executive Director “We don’t do anything with the older bulls. They are not butchered. (They are) no longer breeding stock, their time has passed, and they are just left to…
Buffalo Blogs: Returning Balance to the Earth

Buffalo Blogs: Returning Balance to the Earth

by Trudy Ecoffey, Tanka Fund Executive Director My friend, They will return again. All over the Earth They are returning again Ancient songs of the Earth They are returning again. Oglala Lakota, Crazy Horse (cited…
Buffalo Blogs: Our Goals for 2020 and Beyond

Buffalo Blogs: Our Goals for 2020 and Beyond

by Trudy Ecoffey, Tanka Fund Executive Director “The Buffalo was part of us, his flesh and blood being absorbed by us until it became our own flesh and blood. Our clothing, our tipis, everything we…