Buffalo Treaty Summit-Chico Hot Springs, USA

By samsoncree
In April 16
Oct 17th, 2019

The Buffalo Treaty Gathering in Chico Hot Springs in Montana, USA. First Nations from Canada and the United States gathered with new and existing Buffalo Treaty signatories. The Buffalo Treaty is about nurturing cooperation, renewal, restoration and to create partnerships among the original Buffalo people (Nations) of North America. Five First Nations signed the Buffalo Treaty on October 6-8, 2019.

Samson Councilors Kurt Buffalo and Kevin Buffalo were present at this signing. Other Samson Cree Nation members were also present along with Samson Elders to witness this historic event. Dr. Leroy Littlebear facilitated the event.

Drum song before the signing. Elders Albert Yellowbird and Sam Green and Councilor Kurt Buffalo. Photo by Delorna Makinaw.