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2021 Year in Review and Going Forward

2021 Year in Review and Going Forward

Sometimes nature is cruel. Fortunately, we have not had a tough winter in South Dakota so far. However, the Buffalo Nation has been taking a hit, particularly in South Dakota this winter. A very, very…
Call for Artists: Design the Tanka Fund Return Blanket

Call for Artists: Design the Tanka Fund Return Blanket

Tanka Fund is seeking artists with new design ideas to assist with our new marketing campaign. The selected design will be featured on our second “Return” of the Buffalo blanket through 8th Generation. Design Contest…
Article: Bison & Tribal Food Sovereignty

Article: Bison & Tribal Food Sovereignty

Our friend Dr. Jeff Martin at South Dakota State University recently co-authored this paper. PDF: Shamon et al._2022_The Potential of Bison Restoration as an Ecological Approach to Future Tribal Food Sovereignty on the Northern Great
First Herd of Buffalo Return to Native Lands of Lipan Apache

First Herd of Buffalo Return to Native Lands of Lipan Apache

After over century, first herd of buffalo return to native lands of Lipan Apache By Elena Bruess, San Antonio Express-News Dec. 6, 2021 The Lipan Apache welcoming ceremony begins with blessings and ends with buffalo…
Why I #SupportTheReturn: Bob Conaway

Why I #SupportTheReturn: Bob Conaway

I was asked why I donate to the Tanka Fund. I recently had a birthday and I turned 84. I spent 23 years working professionally in the Poverty Program. In order get funds from the…