Lakota Buffalo Caretakers Cooperative

Lakota Buffalo Caretakers Cooperative



The Lakota Buffalo Caretakers Cooperative (LBCC) is a 100% Native American owned and operated cooperative association on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Its membership is made up of small family buffalo caretakers who respect the buffalo and the land. Members of the LBCC are committed to the restoration of the northern plains ecology, self-sufficiency and strengthening the sovereignty and self-determination of the Oglala Lakota Nation and all indigenous peoples.

Buffalo raised by members:

  • Live on open ranges, never in feedlots (non-CAFO)
  • Eat wild grasses their entire lives
  • Are Free from antibiotics and hormones
  • Are Respectfully harvested in the field

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Phone: +1 970-237-3002 Ext. 515
Fax: +1 970-237-3026

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