Skip to comments.Rare White Buffalo Born Lakota and Others to Gather for White Buffalo Naming Ceremony
Posted on 07/07/2012 12:09:53 PM PDT by freedommom
In the rolling meadow below Mohawk Mountain in the northwest corner of Connecticut, a white buffalo baby trots alongside his massive mother, his whiteness highlighted against her dark brown winter fur that is still molting in the summer heat.
The white buffalo or bisonTatanka Ska in the Sioux languagewas born June 16, at 1 p.m. on Peter Fays Mohawk Bison ranch in Goshen, Connecticut. Although Fay is not a Native and was only vaguely familiar with the story of the White Buffalo Calf Woman and the white buffalo as a spiritual symbol of sacred life and abundance to the Lakota and others, he has opened his heart and mind to the indigenous knowledge and practices that strangers have introduced into his lifesweet grass, tobacco, sage and stories of the ceremonies surrounding the birth of a white buffalo.
I think its amazing. Im pretty excited about it. Im learning a lot, Fay said. Its a good thing.
Fay will learn even more at the end of July when he welcomes to his ranch elders from the Lakota Nation in South Dakota and other traditional Indians from around the northeast and participates in ceremonies, including a sweat lodge and a naming ceremony for the baby bull bison. While Fay is not actively inviting the public to attend, he suspects that thousands of people might show up for the event.
Fay was at a fence on the outside of one of the fields on June 16 watching a regular brown bison baby being born when he noticed the white bison being born.
I was stunned because its a very rare event, these things dont just happen,
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Make sure they reserve a front-row seat for ‘high cheeks’ Warren!
Wasn’t the last white buffalo calf born in Texas and killed by someone last year? I read about it in the news and as far as I know they have never said exactly what happened to that calf or if the person that killed it was ever caught.
here is a video link to the story...
Why is there suddenly so many white buffalo? i remember reading about the first one several years ago and they were supposed to be extremely rare...like one every hundred years or something.
Shoot it, before people get despondent when it dies prematurely.
Obama HUSSEIN, the “FIRST BLACK INTERLOPING FRAUD OF A PRESIDENT,” it is alleged has sent out his Goon Squads to exterminate
this “WHITE GIFT FROM GOD!” Oh, lets not forget that Obama HUSSEIN is alleged to be at least Half WHITE!
Rare? Well, there have been about 14 of them since 1994. Reportedly, some retained their white coloring, while most turned brown as they matured.
I’m starting to have a memory come forward. Isn’t there an indian tribe that predicts that as we near the end of the world, all wild animals will be white? Little by little the white color variation of all wild animal species will become more and more common until that’s all there is?
Paging Elizabeth Warren. The need a ceremony for the rare white Indian named Elizabeth.
I think it’s a good omen for a pale-faced presidential candidate.
I love the Buffalo. (fond of Yaks, too)
I hope the little guy does well. I’m looking forward to hearing what they name him.
I'll call it... Dinner!!
How about “Chips?”