“The Return” Honor Blanket

A collaboration with 8th Generation 

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For a contribution of $200, you will receive “The Return” Honor blanket, produced in collaboration with 8th Generation. 

This stunning, authentic Native designed blanket combines traditional and contemporary buffalo art to present the dream and beauty of the buffalo’s return. Sonja Holy Eagle, who was trained by her grandmother in painting buffalo hides to record the stories of the people, has offered this petroglyph style rendering of a winter count to tell the story of the buffalo’s loss and return.

The return is also symbolized in the contemporary art, which when worn as a wrap, demonstrates how the Buffalo Nation is healing. The buffalo and Native peoples were incomplete without each other. Now we are becoming whole.

This blanket can be yours with a gift of $200 to Tanka Fund. All but $85 of this gift is tax-deductible. With its profound message and unique cultural art, you and your family will cherish this blanket for years and years to come.  Please make your gift today! With your help, it is possible to restore a buffalo economy in the 21st century, one that can bring back thriving life to the prairie ecosystem and Native communities. 

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Find out more about the Tanka Fund and the Tanka Returns campaign to restore buffalo to the lands, lives and economies of Indian people.

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