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Buffalo Bill Center of the West
BBCW | 720 Sheridan Ave, Cody, Wyoming


May 24 2023


11:45 am - 1:00 pm

2023 Spring Buffalo Gals Luncheon

Join us for a delicious lunch and presentation by Patti Baldes. Patti shares her story including her work through photography and art, tribal advocacy, and restoring the buffalo population on the Wind River Reservation.

Reservations are required for this luncheon and talk. Cost is just $25 for Buffalo Bill Center of the West members and $35 for non-members. Space is limited, so reserve your seat today by e-mailing our Membership Office or calling 307-578-4008.

Patti Baldes (Northern Arapaho/Northern Paiute), was born on the Big Pine Paiute Reservation in California and raised on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. She is an enrolled Northern Arapaho with Northern Paiute lineage. She lives on the Wind River Reservation with her husband and they share four children. Baldes is currently the Executive Director of a tribal non-profit, the Wind River Native Advocacy Center. She works closely and collaborates with other local non-profits, focusing on conservation, tribal sovereignty, self-determination and relationship.

Baldes enjoys sharing her story and conservation experiences through her photography line dubbed, Patti with an Eye. She has been sharing photos for close to 20 years. Her focus has and will continue to be the Buffalo, restoring them to and increasing tribal lands, as well as sharing her talents through art, photography, and storytelling.

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