Remembering Big Medicine

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Saturday
5/23/15 12:00 PM
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5/24/15 3:00 AM
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6/1/15 10:00 PM
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Monday
6/1/15 10:00 PM
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In 1933, a white buffalo was born on the National Bison Range in Montana. He was named "Big Medicine" by the Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Valley. White buffalo are sacred to many Native American tribes. In the companion video to the documentary "Facing the Storm," we see a special ceremony held in 2006 commemorating this earlier appearance.

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