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Buffalo was a main source of subsistence for the Native American plains tribes as well as provided a healthy source of protein. Although, buffalo could not replace the nourishment and nurturing that was provided by their First Nation mothers to their babies.    An introduction of dairy cattle, a nonnative species import from Europe, the Holstein cow, began to replace a growing numbers of buffalo.     Many years ago, my Grandma Nellie had been interviewed and asked, “When did everything begin to change for the Native People?”  Her response was, when the cow was introduced because fewer mothers breast fed their babies and the closeness between mother and child was lost.