The white buffalo was born June 16 on Peter Fay’s Mohawk Bison ranch in Goshen, Connecticut. Extremely rare, a white buffalo is considered to be a symbol of sacred life and abundance among several Native American religions. The birth of a white buffalo is thought to be the most important of prophetic signs to begin life’s sacred hoop, for restoring hope and for a harmonious prosperous future. For that reason, the birth of the most recent white buffalo is reason to celebrate.
White Buffalo is the final level in the treatment program at Brookhaven Retreat, which makes this rare happening exciting to the staff and clients. Just like the Native Americans, Brookhaven Retreat views the white buffalo as the most revered as being strong and resourceful. At Brookhaven Retreat it is symbolic of emotional uniqueness and perseverance, where a client has become an emotional leader- not an emotionally led leader. The birth of the white buffalo now brings hope to the women who at Brookhaven Retreat.