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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…
Buffalo Blogs: How We’re Facing COVID-19

Buffalo Blogs: How We’re Facing COVID-19

by Trudy Ecoffey, Tanka Fund Executive Director “We told them that the supernatural powers Taku Wakan, given to the Lakota, the buffalo for food and clothing. We told them that where the buffalo ranged, that…
Dr. Trudy Ecoffey to Lead Tanka Fund

Dr. Trudy Ecoffey to Lead Tanka Fund

Tanka Fund is thrilled to announce that Dr. Trudy Ecoffey has been brought on as our new Executive Director. Dr. Trudy Ecoffey has over 20 years of experience working on research, management, and ecology of bison.  Dr. Ecoffey…