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Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw.

The buffalo and the Indians: a shared destiny / Dorothy Hinshaw Patent ; photographs by William Muñoz. - New York : Clarion Books, c2006. - vii, 85 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 79-81) and index.

Acknowledgments -- Author's note -- Arrival in America -- Depending on the buffalo -- Spiritual relationship with the buffalo -- Arrival of horses and white men -- Destroying the world of the bison and the Indians -- Living into the present and the future -- Learn more -- Index.

Provides a review of the bond between Native Americans and buffalo's throughout history and examines how European settlers disrupted nature's balance and nearly caused the extinction of an animal so highly respected by the native tribes.

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American bison.
Indians of North America--Hunting.
Indians of North America--Food.
Indians of North America--History.