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1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway)
For thousands of years, millions of bison roamed the plains of North America. By 1890 there were fewer than 300.
Explore the meaning and significance of this iconic creature, from the Plains Indian culture of the 1800’s through commercial and national symbol of present. Discover the dramatic changes that occurred to the bison, its habitat, and to the people who depended upon it for their daily existence.
The exhibition also illuminates the human response that led to the preservation of a species and a symbol in the 20th century, Saturdays and Sundays from February 16 – May 11. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.