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  • History professor Rosalyn LaPier featured in Ken Burns’ ‘The American Buffalo’ documentary

    Photo of the heads of two buffalo gazing at the camera.

    Rosalyn LaPier, a history professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, is featured in the new Ken Burns documentary “The American Buffalo.” LaPier, an enrolled member of the Blackfeet Tribe of Montana and Métis, talks about the history of the bison and their connection to Indigenous people.  

    Photo by Craig Mellish


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  • Editor’s note: To contact Rosalyn LaPier, email