“The Return” Honor Blanket

A collaboration with Eighth Generation

Tanka Fund has teamed up with Eighth Generation to bring you "The Return" wool blanket, a powerful collaboration that celebrates the return of the buffalo and the renewal of reservation economies. When you donate $200 or more to help return buffalo to Native communities, you will receive this blanket as a gift! Please make your donation today. 

Tanka Blanket Front

Tanka Blanket Back

Tanka Blanket in Packaging

Tanka Blanket in Packaging


This stunning, authentic Native designed blanket combines traditional and contemporary buffalo art to present the dream and beauty of the buffalo’s return. Sonja Holy Eagle, who was trained by her grandmother in painting buffalo hides to record the stories of the people, has offered this petroglyph style rendering of a winter count to tell the story of the buffalo’s loss and return.

The return is also symbolized in the contemporary art, which when worn as a wrap, demonstrates how the Buffalo Nation is healing. The buffalo and Native peoples were incomplete without each other. Now we are becoming whole.

This blanket can be yours with a gift of $200 to Tanka Fund. All but $85 of this gift is tax-deductible. With its profound message and unique cultural art, you and your family will cherish this blanket for years and years to come.  Please make your gift today! With your help, it is possible to restore a buffalo economy in the 21st century, one that can bring back thriving life to the prairie ecosystem and Native communities. 

Blanket Information:

  • 2-sided design
  • Covers a Queen Size bed (200 cm x 150 cm)
  • Suede Edge Band
  • 100% New Zealand Wool 
  • Imported 

Support the Return

“The Return” blanket can be yours for a gift of $200 or more to Tanka Fund! Each blanket is shipped to you USPS Priority Mail and comes in a special gift box. 


Learn More

Find out more about the Tanka Fund and the Tanka Returns campaign to restore buffalo to the lands, lives and economies of Indian people.

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Each blanket is shipped to you USPS Priority Mail and comes in a special gift box.