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Students and staff at Green University® LLC pose with newly finished braintan buffalo robes.

Braintan Buffalo Robes, Classes, Articles, and Raw Skins

Scraping a bufflo hide for braintanning.

      There is nothing quite so comfortable and primal as wrapping up in an authentic braintan buffalo hide. On a camping trip, or at home on the bed or couch, a braintan buffalo robe is luxuriously warm and deeply comforting in a way that synthetic fabrics can never match. And braintanning a buffalo hide is an all natural process that can save a beautiful skin from going to waste.

      Do you want to tan a buffalo hide or order a finished buffalo robe? Check out the links below for articles, videos, and sources of raw and finished buffalo hides.

Sources for Braintanned Buffalo Robes
-Braintan Buffalo Robes and More
-Traditional Tanners
-Rocky Mountain Braintan

Possible Sources for Raw Buffalo Skins for Tanning
-Katie Russell, Professional Wilderbabe (Montana / Washington)
-National Bison Association
-Rocky Mountain Buffalo Association
-Western Bison Association
-Minnesota Buffalo Association
-Kansas Buffalo Association
-Texas Bison Association

Buffalo Tanning Classes
-Green University® LLC Hunter-Gatherer Internship
-Katie Russell, Professional Wilderbabe Month-long Buffalo Intensive
-Wilderness Survival Primitive Living Schools of North America Some schools offer tanning classes

Articles about Braintanning Buffalo Hides
-Braintanning Buffalo Robes: An Overview by Wes Housler
-How to Braintan a Buffalo Hide by Markus Klek
- The Ancient and Arduous Art of Brain Tanning Buffalo Hides (PDF) by Gene Gade

Videos about Skinning and Tanning Buffalo






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