Professor of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Rosalyn is an award-winning Indigenous writer, environmental historian, and ethnobotanist. She is the author of Invisible Reality: Storytellers, Storytakers and the Supernatural World of the Blackfeet. She is an enrolled member of the Blackfeet Tribe and Métis.
Over thousands of years and across diverse landscapes, Indigenous peoples developed traditional ecological knowledge about the bison and their ecosystems, writes Indigenous scholar Rosalyn R. LaPier, an enrolled member of the Blackfeet tribe. Meanwhile, tribes also developed religious customs and sacred places important to their relationship with bison. Click here for this article from The Conversation.