The Buffalo Journal was a 'news and views' program for Canada's aboriginal people. This was the first program in the series.
The program includes the following subjects:
1. War Bonnet - the history and importance of the Eagle Bonnet (also called the War Bonnet). Interview with Orton Eagle Speaker, Headdress Maker, where he demonstrates how the bonnets are made.
2. Lady of Song. Buffy Sainte Marie is interviewed and performs several of her well-known compositions.
3. Nation in Transition - adjustment of the Peigan people to modern life after the signing of Treaty 7. Leonard Bastien (Chief), Jerry Potts, Jr., (Director of Economic Development), and Ben Kawaguchi (Education Director) are interviewed.
4. Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump. Obejctives and competition areas in the Buffalo Princess Pageant. (Louisa Crowshoe). Tara First Rider, winner.