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Follow the Buffalo

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Program Format

1. This program begins with a brief introduction to the 
National Park Service
2. Discussion of the Homestead Act of 1862 
3. American Indian uses of the buffalo
4. Summary and questions

The format includes lecture, visual aids and videos.


  • explore the Plains Indians use of the buffalo
  • discuss the Homestead Act of 1862

How to Participate

Homestead National Monument of America is able to connect to students using several different technologies to include: H.323 (IP addresses), through a conference call. If you do not see the connection you are specifically looking for, please contact us at the information below.

Homestead National Monument of America partners with the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) to schedule programs. Accounts are free and there is no charge for any of our programs.

Please register for a program here.

If you are unable to register through CILC, please call Jesse Bolli at (402) 223-3514 or via e-mail.


American Indian History and Culture, Immigration, Regional Studies, Social Studies, Westward Expansion
National/State Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1 through 3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.1.1 through 3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1 through 3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1 through 3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1 through 3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1 through 3
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6-8.1 through 3
Distance Learning

Last updated: April 10, 2015