Bison Robe

It’s rare to find a bison robe from back in the day. I have seen a few online from the Native community with writing or drawings on the back, usually in a museum. After reading all about the bison robes in history, I always wondered why we don’t have more or any, from settlers. Buffalo robes were their form of warmth while traveling in wagons or buggies on a cold winter day. I have read multiple classified ads of stolen or missing robes out of wagons.  There were millions slaughtered for their hides and many were shipped overseas, but still, … Read more