The history of bison in North America isn't just the story of an indigenous animal. Its existence is tied politically, economically, and spiritually to the indigenous people.
This story is told in a traveling exhibit at the Journey Museum in Rapid City. The exhibit opened with a reception this weekend. "Bison" is on display through Oct. 14.
The traveling exhibit was created by the Kauffman Museum in Kansas, in conjunction with the National Buffalo Foundation.
SDPB's Victoria Wicks has this story.