The Great Buffalo Hunt at Standing Rock

TO MY FRIEND THE INDIAN WHOSE GOOD PARTS SURVIVE AS A MONUMENT OVER THE GRAVES OF A VANISHING RACE   THE GREAT BUFFALO HUNT AT STANDING ROCK Story of the Killing of Five Thousand Buffaloes by a Hunting Party of Six Hundred Mounted Sioux in the Summer of 1882. PTE, the Buffalo, was feeding on the rich grasslands at the west end of the Great Sioux reservation, under the jurisdiction of the Standing Rock agency. The Indians at the agency knew it; they knew it instinctively, though it had been many years since the buffalo had sought the hunting-grounds of … Read more