The Home of the Bison - Title Page
THE HOME OF THE BISON:
An Ethnographic and Ethnohistorical Study
of Traditional Cultural Affiliations
to Wind Cave National Park
Submitted in fulfillment of
Cooperative Agreement #CA606899103 between the
U.S. National Park Service &
The Department of American Indian Studies,
University of Minnesota
Patricia C. Albers
With the Assistance of
September 29, 2003
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Did You Know?
Winds caused by changes in barometric pressure are what give Wind Cave its name. These winds have been measured at the cave's walk-in entrance at over 70 mph. The winds at the natural entrance of the cave attracted the attention of Native Americans and early settlers.