saw her walking off in the same direction from whence she had come,
outlined against the red ball of the setting sun. As she went, she stopped
and rolled over four times. The first time, she turned into a black
buffalo; the second into a brown one; the third into a red one; and
finally, the fourth time she rolled over, she turned into a white buffalo
calf and galloped away.
Calf Woman promised to return at the dawning of a new age ... and the
white buffalo calf Miracle, born in August of 1994, has gradually changed
color from snowy white to yellow to reddish brown, and to the almost
black of her mother. According to legend, when all races are unified
and peace returns to the earth, this buffalo will once again turn white.
The Yellow, Red, Black and White race each were given a gift and a direction
to work with. The four races need to come together for us to heal as
by Gretchen Del Rio
© 1995, Pathways Press, Palo Alto, CA
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