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Buffalo and Winter on the Plains

Daniel B. Botkin

in Our Natural History

Published in print April 2004 | ISBN: 9780195168297
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199790050 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168297.003.0006
 Buffalo and Winter on the Plains

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This chapter describes the expedition's encounters with buffalo and the winter spent at Mandan and Hidatsa villages. Topics covered include hunting buffalo, lessons learnt about the buffalo by Lewis and Clark, and America's history of exploiting its living resources.

Keywords: Lewis; Clark; Mandan; Hidatsa; winter; buffalo; Mandans

Chapter.  8536 words. 

Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

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