Jul 28, 2020
Jason Baldes is Tribal Buffalo Coordinator for
the National Wildlife
Federation. An Eastern Shoshone native, his people called
themselves gweechoon deka, the Buffalo Eaters. But when
the buffalo were killed by the US government, their way of life was
Now Baldes is helping to restore buffalo to native lands and public lands as wild animals, and in so doing engaging the people to restore their relationship to them--as food, cultural icon, and keystone species on the landscape.