National Bison Day Celebration

Saturday November 2, 2013

Museum of the American Bison

607 St. Joseph Street, Rapid City, (605) 791-3266


10:00 am to 10:30 am When Buffalo Attack: Myths and truths about coming face to face with a buffalo  

Dr. Trudy Ecoffey, Wildlife Biologist


10:45 am to 11:15 am


Capturing bison in their natural habitat – stunning buffalo video from Dan Licht, Pronghorn Productions


11:30 am to 12:00 noon Behind the Scenes: The Buffalo at Custer State Park – Chad Kremer, Bison Manager


12:00 noon to 1:15 BUFFALO CHILI COOK-OFF

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm


Restoring Buffalo in Indian Country

Jim Stone, InterTribal Buffalo Council


2:00 – 2:30 pm 100 years of Buffalo in South Dakota Parks  –

Tom Farell, Wind Cave National Park


2:45 – 3:45 pm “Buffalo for the Broken Hearted” –

Dan O’Brien, Author/Bison Rancher


4:00 – 5:00 pm Post conference reception for speakers and guests


Also: Kids activities, scavenger hunt, feather painting demonstration, traditional Native American Dancer