Iinnii Buffalo Spirit Center

2023-08-03T15:11:25-04:00Categories: Governance and decision-making, Resource|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This links to the Iinnii Buffalo Spirit Center website. The Iinnii Initiative strives to protect Blackfeet culture, conserve traditional lands, and create a home for the buffalo.

Treaty Elders of Saskatchewan: Our Dream Is That Our Peoples Will One Day Be Clearly Recognized as Nations

2023-08-03T15:01:00-04:00Categories: Book, Relationships, Reconciliation, and Knowledge Systems, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

This book is based on a number of Treaty Elders forums, covering topics such as Indigenous conceptions of the land, living together, sacred promises, and evolving interpretations of Treaty Rights. This book has a particular focus on Saskatchewan.

Origins of the Buffalo Treaty

2022-06-08T12:05:33-04:00Categories: Blackfeet Nation, Eastern Shoshone Tribes and the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Ermineskin First Nation, First Nation, Frog Lake First Nation and the Pigeon Lake Cree Nation, Kainai/Blood Tribe, Kootenai Indian Reservation, Ktunaxa Nation and the Secwépémc Nation, Mistawasis Nêhiyawak, Montana First Nation, Ocean Man First Nation, Ochapowace First Nation, Okanese First Nation, Pheasant Rump Nakota Nation, Piikani Nation, Sakimay First Nation, Samson Cree, Siksika Nation, Star Blanket Cree Nation, Stoney Nakoda’s Chiniki and Wesley Bands, Story, the Assiniboine and Gros Ventre Tribes of Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of Fort Peck Indian Reservation, the InterTribal Buffalo Council, the Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Confederated Salish, Tsuut’ina Nation, Woodland Cree First Nation, Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation, Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation and Sapotaweyak Nation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dr. Leroy Little Bear explains how the Buffalo Treaty came to be.

Iinnii Initiative: The Return of the Buffalo

2022-06-08T12:05:25-04:00Categories: Blackfoot Confederacy, First Nation, Story|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This video features various speakers who discuss the significance of the buffalo to members of the Blackfoot Confederacy. While preserving the habitats for wildlife, Blackfoot Confederacy members believe that bringing back the buffalo will bring back significant cultural and language practices.

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