The buffalo treaty works to restore plains bison to the landscape and and renew relationships between this vital keystone species and Indigenous peoples of North America. This treaty brings together 31 tribes representing over 100,000 people and is the largest treaty among First Nations of the plains since 1850.
This video is a montage of the signing ceremonies and anniversary gatherings for the Buffalo Treaty from the first ever signing in 2014 to the last two gatherings in 2020.
Enhancing the Reintroduction of Plains Bison in Banff National Park Through Cultural Monitoring and Traditional Knowledge
This report examines how Banff National Park approached the reintroduction of Plains Bison. This report is a good example of how Traditional Knowledge and western science can be interwoven.