Episode 2

"The Red Man Was Pressed"

How did we go from more than 50 million wild bison to just 23 free-roaming animals? And how does the decimation of the herds relate to the oppression of Native Americans?

 
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CSKT Timeline

Here's a link to the timeline Germaine White refers to in this episode, created by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and shared here with their permission.

Buffalo in Indian Country

These are just a few of the many tribes and other groups working to help rebuild the connections between bison and Native Americans:

Intertribal Buffalo Council

Iinnii Initiative

Fort Peck Tribes

Blackfeet Nation

Rosebud Sioux Tribe

Southern Ute Tribal Bison Program

Wildlife Conservation Society

World Wildlife Fund

National Wildlife Federation