Book Discussion on American Buffalo

Steven Rinella talked about his book American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon (Spiegel and Grau; December 2, 2008). In his book Steven… read more

Steven Rinella talked about his book American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon (Spiegel and Grau; December 2, 2008). In his book Steven Rinella narrates his story of hunting and eating a bison as he recounts the history of the American buffalo from its centrality to the lives of Native Americans to the sizable reduction of its population from approximately 40 million to a few hundred by the late 19th century. Topics included controversies about the management of buffalo herds and its usage as a symbol of America. Mr. Riinella read passages from his book and he showed slides throughout his presentation. The audience had no questions. close

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Book Discussion on American Buffalo

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
First Aired:
Mar 29, 2009
Last Aired:
Jun 21, 2009

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  • Mar 29, 2009 | 1:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 20, 2009 | 10:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 21, 2009 | 1:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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