Thursday, October 14, 2010

Uses of the Buffalo

How many different uses are there for the Buffalo?  While most people immediately think meat, there are in fact quite a number of products that can be created from a single animal.

The indigenous people of North America used the entire animal as can be seen in the following graphic provided by the South Dakota State Historical Society;

What was the specific method of butchery used by the Native Americans in order to get the optimum use out of the bison?