The American buffalo, also known as bison, has always held great meaning for American Indian people…buffalo represent their spirit and remind them of how their lives were once lived, free and in harmony with nature.
It should help with conservation efforts on wild lands.
One rancher is deploying a controversial holistic grazing strategy to restore the land and capture carbon dioxide.
On the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, children are eagerly anticipating the start of the new school year. It’s special this time around because, after a year of remote schooling and the fear and uncertainty around Covid-19, they are going back in person.
The project will give local producers the opportunity to make their beef and buffalo available to over 2,200 children who attend schools on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation.
Perhaps no other animal symbolizes the West as dramatically as the American bison. In prehistoric times millions of these animals roamed the North American Continent.
The two words have often been used interchangeably, but what’s the difference?
Although bison have been roaming the North American Plains for hundreds of years, their meat is a relative newcomer to dinner tables in the U.S.