On April 13th a truck from Farmer’s Coop In Gordon Nebraska delivered several tons of fence supplies to the Brave Heart’s to begin construction on their buffalo fence. The first corner brace was installed by a group of students from Red Cloud Indian School in Pine Ridge village.
Basil Brave Heart, leaning on the solid H section, stares at the unwelcomed tennants on his land, soon to be replaced by a healthy herd of buffalo.
Above: Basil talking to students at Red Cloud Indian school about the importance of reclaiming the land.
On April 18th, Basil Brave Heart, Henry Red Cloud, David Bartecchi, and Ralf Krake-Berndorff spoke and presented a new short film we put together on the buffalo project called “Healing the Hoop” to three classrooms of highschool students at Red Cloud Indian School in Pine Ridge. As soon as we clean it up we’ll make it available on the website and blog. The following day the students participated in a traditional buffalo kill.