Sustainable Buffalo Herd Developer
Native American Natural Foods
Lisa Colombe (Sicangu Lakota) is the Sustainable Buffalo Herd Developer for Native American Natural Foods, a Native owned company on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation and creator of the TANKA brand of healthy buffalo snacks. Lisa received her B.S. in Agricultural and Animal Sciences from South Dakota State University in 1997. She previously worked as the Technical Service Provider for the Inter-Tribal Bison Council, as an Environmental Science instructor at Sinte Gleska University and as the Principal Investigator for the University’s USDA funded bison nutrition project.