Job Opening at Tanka Fund: Technical Assistance Coordinator

Job Opening at Tanka Fund: Technical Assistance Coordinator

About Tanka Fund: Tanka Fund is a 501c3 non-profit organization with the mission to return buffalo to the land, lives, and economy of Native people. Tanka Fund is the sister program to Native American Natural…
Request for Proposals: Feasibility Study for USDA Local Food Promotion Grant

Request for Proposals: Feasibility Study for USDA Local Food Promotion Grant

Project Description: Feasibility Study for USDA Local Food Promotion Grant on accessing the local markets on Pine Ridge Reservation and surrounding areas to sell buffalo meat. Purpose of Feasibility Study: The purpose of this feasibility…
Buffalo Blogs: The Buffalo and the Prairie Dog

Buffalo Blogs: The Buffalo and the Prairie Dog

By Dr. Trudy Ecoffey, Executive Director of Tanka Fund “It’s all spirit and it’s all connected.” – Grandfather William Commanda, Algonquin There is a symbiotic relationship between bison and prairie dogs. On a hot afternoon…
How Tanka Fund Supported Native Buffalo Producers in 2020

How Tanka Fund Supported Native Buffalo Producers in 2020

Tanka Fund’s mission is to restore the buffalo population to Native lands, lives, and economies. In 2020, Native communities were threatened in new ways by the COVID-19 pandemic and all of the challenges that came…
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.”…