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Buffalo nation : history and legend of the North American bison

Author: Valerius Geist
Publisher: Stillwater, MN : Voyageur Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Photographs and text trace the cultural and natural history of the North American bison, looking at how the U.S. government practically eliminated the buffalo in the mid-1880s in an attempt to force Native Americans onto reservations, and discussing later conservation efforts.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Geist, Valerius.
Buffalo nation.
Stillwater, MN : Voyageur Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)891674843
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Valerius Geist
ISBN: 0896583139 9780896583139 0896583902 9780896583900
OCLC Number: 34149825
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface : the buffalo : symbol of North America --
Introduction : wild things in wild places --
ch. 1. Origins of the buffalo --
ch. 2. The hunter and the hunted --
ch. 3. Extermination of the bison --
ch. 4. The rise of the phoenix.
Responsibility: Valerius Geist.

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Photographs and text trace the cultural and natural history of the North American bison, looking at how the U.S. government practically eliminated the buffalo in the mid-1880s in an attempt to force Native Americans onto reservations, and discussing later conservation efforts.

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