How Did The Buffalo Population Affect Native Americans

In the late 1870s, the buffalo population was rapidly decreasing. Plain Indians were greatly impacted by the lost of buffalo because it was used for many products such as food, clothing, and shelter. White settlers invasion into the Great Plains were a great factor to the rapid depletion of buffalo. There were white hunters killing the buffalo, European livestock diseases spreading towards buffalo, and the construction of railroads destroying buffalo’s habitat. The Indians life centered around the buffalo. When the were barely any buffalo left, Native Americans had to change their whole lifestyle to be able to provide for their

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