Chapter: The World We Live In

Buffalo display

"Everything you need in one animal"
Bison display telling of pemmican, the Métis & the Red River Settlement Bison display


The bison was a vital part to the Métis culture. For the Métis people, the bison was critical to survival. Every year in June for a month or longer, the Red River Settlement families would search the wild prairie for bison for food as well as for hides.