Welcome to the  
 Scottish National Buffalo Bill Archive
 dedicated to telling the story of the visits of 
 Buffalo Bill’s Wild West 
 to Scotland 

Iron Tail, 1904

Image Courtesy of Heritage Auctions

‘Your Fathers the Ghosts’ -
Buffalo Bill’s Wild West in Scotland
by Tom F. Cunningham

An Indian Called ‘Wounded Knee’ -
Miss Viola Clemmons and the White Lily Company in England & Wales, 1891-92
by Tom F. Cunningham

for 2015 -

Black Elk, Mexican Joe & Buffalo Bill - the Real Story

by Tom F. Cunningham


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since 15th September 2014
This site is solemnly and respectfully dedicated to the memories of Kicking Bear, Short Bull, Lone Bull, No Neck, Charging Thunder, Charging Crow, Revenge, High Bear, Calls the Name, Johnny Burke No Neck, Iron Tail, Philip Blue Shield, Sam Lone Bear, Little Bear, and all the other Lakota men, women and children from Pine Ridge agency and elsewhere who are known to have sojourned in Scotland, as our forefathers’ honoured guests, while they were members of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West entourage. Also to the memory of Black Elk, who is believed to have left Mexican Joe’s entourage in Manchester shortly before the visit to Edinburgh during May - June 1889.


English Westerners’ Society

Buffalo Bill’s Wild West in Scotland