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icymist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-01-11 02:19 PM
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‘He’s the hope of all nations’: Rare white buffalo named
GREENVILLE, Texas — Thousands of people came from miles around Wednesday to see and honor a legend in the flesh — the white buffalo born in a thunderstorm on a northeast Texas ranch.

The rare white buffalo calf, regarded as sacred by the Lakota Sioux, was honored with Native American prayers, religious songs and the solemn smoking of a pipe in a special naming and dedication ceremony at the Lakota Ranch in Greenville, about 50 miles northeast of Dallas.

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According to Lakota Sioux tradition, Whope, the goddess of peace, once appeared in the form of a white buffalo calf. Some say the goddess will return once four such calves are born.

But whether the Greenville, Texas, calf was the third of its kind ever born, one of several in recent history or the first male born on Native American-owned soil in a while wasn't immediately clear.

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Tyrs WolfDaemon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-01-11 03:46 PM
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1. He is a cute little guy



I hope that his birth brings some peace and understanding to those that see him and those that hear about him.
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WhiteTara Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-06-11 08:40 AM
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2. Thanks for the picture.
I remember one that was born in the late 90s. Was there another since then? I didn't know. So, it is the number 4 when the Goddess of Peace returns. We're getting closer.
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solara Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-01-11 12:04 PM
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3. I know this one is at least the second one born
I met a woman about 12 years ago who was soliciting funds to provide for the white buffalo calf that had been born in Wyoming (I think it was Wyoming) And I believe she said it was the first one to be born in many, many years.

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