1922

<< Previous  Next>> / The Pittsburg Sun Pittsburg,  Kansas Jan 17, 1922 Entertain Boy Scouts (extract) The merit badges Boy Scouts of Pittsburg were guests of Oscar Ward at his home on West  Washington avenue. Saturday night. Mr. Ward will leave tomorrow on a hunting trip and will hunt bison on Buffalo Island in Salt Lake. He told the boys the history of his hunting trips, showing his guns and skins. / Concordia Blade-Empire Concordia, Kansas Jan 25, 1922 FIND BONES OF BISON Part of Skeleton Is Dug Up by Bridge Builders SALINA, Jan. 25. – Part of the bones … Read more

What part of the bison was used?

What did the Indians use from the buffalo? Natives & Whites The Indians used almost every piece of the buffalo in one way or another. “It gave its life so Indians could live. The buffalo’s generosity provided Indians with food and shelter. Indian people modeled the buffalo’s generosity, and it became fundamental to the economy of the American Indian.” Richard B. Williams ~Oglala Lakota BONES – Knives-Awls-Quirts-Tableware-Tools-Shovel – Scrapers-Pipes-Saddle Tree- Fleshing Tool- Paint Brush-Splints- Arrowheads- War Clubs- Game Dice- Toys- Tools- Shields- Fertilizer-Sleds-Saddle Tree-Scrapers-Jewelry RAWHIDE – Containers-Shields-Buckets-Moccasins-Drums-Splints-Mortar-Cinch-Ropes-Sheath-Saddle-Saddle Blanket-Stirrups-Bull Boats-Masks-Par Fleche-Ornaments-Straps-Caps-Quirt-Snowshoes-Water Trough HORNS – Arrow Points-Cups-Fire Carrier-Powder Horn-Spoons-Ladle-Headdress-Signal-Toys-Medication-Scoop-Comb [According to Arlene … Read more

Poland

Page 1  2 Poland helped save the European Bison   Warsaw, Poland live camera feed. http://www.lasy.gov.pl/informacje/kampanie_i_akcje/zubryonline Environmentalists Protest Hunting Bison Plan in Poland Warsaw, Poland.  THE NEW YORK TIMES Jan. 2 2017 Greenpeace had gathered almost 9,000 signatures online by Monday afternoon on a letter asking Prime Minister Beata Szydlo to stop the plan. The opponents say Europe’s largest mammals, which live in old-growth forests in northeastern Poland, are endangered and protected by law, and a symbol of Poland’s nature. There are over 1,500 bison in Poland, mostly living freely in state-owned reserves but also on private farms. Environment authorities have allowed … Read more

Mexico

American Bison in Mexico Photos are owned and taken by Javier Carrera he can be reached on Instagram @heyjavoo   (Like most images on this site, they are clickable) Thank you, Javier, for showing us the beauty of bison in Chihuahua, Mexico             April 7 2020 – 19 bison successfully arrived, with which these specimens were finally placed in Coahuilense lands. (mexiconewsblog.com) The task has not been easy, for the success of this project, Conanp thanks the Coahuila Ministry of the Environment, the Ministry of Urban Development and Ecology of the Government of Chihuahua, CEMEX, SAB … Read more

Sioux Lakota

Largest Native Owned bison herd. Feb. 2021 Ron Brownotter, is such a person and proud owner of his herd. Coming from a cattle background and always wanted buffalo, he worked and studied and through hardships and perseverance made his life long dream reality.  Brownotter Buffalo Ranch on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation sprawls over 20,000 acres, home to a herd of 600. His herd is part of a buffalo resurgence at Standing Rock that also includes native herds owned by the tribe and others. (source)  “I’m raising buffalo because I’m a Lakota-Yanktonai person on Standing Rock,” he said. “We’re surviving … Read more

Kickapoo

Kickapoo ceremonial dance. Gen. Sheridan was perfectly capable of conducting covert military operations while refusing to issue explicit written orders. Indeed, in 1873, he secretly ordered Colonel Mackenzie and his Fourth Cavalry to invade Mexico to crush the Kickapoos, Lipans, and Mescalero Apaches who were engaged in raids into the United States from their northern Mexican sanctuaries. sanctuaries. Sheridan issued secret spoken orders to Mackenzie in meetings held at Fort Clark and elsewhere. No record of these meetings was kept. The only source of information about what transpired is Lieutenant Robert G. Carter, Mackenzie’s adjutant. Carter did not attend the … Read more

Ireland

American Plains Bison in Tayto Park Ireland Fota Wildlife Park in Ireland Fota Wildlife Park has a new resident! The park today announced the birth of a baby European bison, born on October 25. The five-and-a-half-week-old female was born to mother Blue and father Hyssop. The European bison, also known as the ‘wisent’ is a distinctive looking animal with a thickset body, short neck and a visible hump at the shoulder. They have a dark brown mane under the neck and forehead and a big bull can weigh up to 1,000 kilos and reach a height of six feet. Classified … Read more

Cherokee

Yellowstone Bison Make Their Way to Cherokee- Aug. 2020  — The Cherokee Nation recently welcomed two bison bulls from Yellowstone to its herd in Delaware County. The InterTribal Buffalo Council awarded the Cherokee Nation the surplus bison in July. The new additions traveled over 1,000 miles from Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming to the tribe’s bison ranch in Northeast Oklahoma, where they arrived this week.  (read more)   DELAWARE COUNTY, Oklahoma – Apparently the Cherokee Nation’s bison herd in eastern Oklahoma has adjusted quite well to its new surroundings. A herd of 30+ bison from South Dakota arrived near Kenwood … Read more