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One of the most important archaeological sites of the Late-Prehistoric Plains Indians.

Much yet to learn…and a great place to learn it.

About the Jump

1The Vore Buffalo Jump is open to the public June 1st – Labor Day, 8 am to 6 pm. Entrance fee is $7 per person with a $20 maximum per family. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about the increasingly famous Vore Site as well as the larger picture of the cultures that Plains Indians built around the buffalo.
About the Jump

Location

2The Site is approximately half way between Sundance, Wyoming and Spearfish, South Dakota in the Redwater Creek Valley between the Bear Lodge Mountains on the north and west and the Black Hills proper on the south and west.

Location and access to the Vore Buffalo Jump

 

Educational Programs

3The Vore Buffalo Jump is open to the public during the summer months. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about the increasingly famous Vore Site as well as the larger picture of the cultures that Plains Indians built around the buffalo.

Educational Programs

 

Foundation

4The Vore Buffalo Jump Foundation Research, Education, and Cultural Center project needs your help. We are a non-profit foundation that counts on donations to meet the financial requirements of the Vore Buffalo Jump. Please consider making a donation to the Foundation.




Vore Buffalo Jump Kite Workshop

You make it and then you fly it!

You make it and then you fly it!

Design, build and fly your own work at the kite workshop! The Vore Buffalo Jump has partnered with the Tri State Museum in Belle Fourche for the kite workshop this year. The class is being taught by Sky Wind World which promotes art kiting with kite workshops and flying over buffalo jumps.

The Making will be at the TriState Museum, July 11, in the morning from 9 to 11. Call 723-1200 for reservations. Kites are $7 and come with a coupon for $10 family admission to the Vore Site. See: http://www.thetristatemuseum.com/index.htm

The Flying will be at the Vore Buffalo Jump on Sunday July 12, whenever the wind is right.

campaign

The Vore Buffalo Jump Foundation needs your help!

Visit our Capital Campaign page for details.

Become a Corporate Sponsor

We list our corporate sponsors on our website and at the Vore Buffalo Jump. Last year we saw close to 11,000 unique visitors from all over the world come to our website. Becoming a corporate sponsor helps us with our capital campaign programs and exposes your business to thousands of internet visitors. Visit our Corporate Sponsor page for more details.

Our November Newsletter is still available on line.

Click here to download a PDF copy of the November 2014 Newsletter

Tipi Dedication

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In this Jim Hatzell photo from the August 22, Conrad Fisher, (with drum) Northern Cheyenne Tribal Historic Preservation Officer and Burt Medicine Bull, (left) Chief Dull Knife College Northern Cheyenne Language Instructor sing a Cheyenne friendship song as people attending the tipi dedication at Vore Buffalo Jump hold hands and dance a circle dance around the newly constructed tipi. Six Northern Cheyenne Chief Dull Knife College students were taught the lost art of brain tanning, sinew sewing and historic construction by Larry Belitz, (center) of Hot Springs, originator of restoring the art of constructing buffalo hide tipis.

J.B.King Article, “Raising a Tipi”

Click here to read the article “Raising a Tipi, Building Connections The Importance of Cultural Heritage“.

Wolf-Dog

The Vore Site will soon introduce our wolf-dog by name. Read about our wolf dog skulls journey.

Click here to read more about the wolf dog.

Read about us on Wyoming Public Media – click here for details.