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Dakota Datebook: White Cloud's birthday

White Cloud was born on the Shirek Buffalo Farm near Michigan, N.D., on July 10 in 1996.

White Cloud had her first calf in 2000. She was named Princess Winona, which means "first-born daughter" in the Lakota language. On the day after Mother's Day, 2003, she gave birth to her second calf, a male named Dakota Thunder.

White Cloud could often be seen from Interstate 94 as she grazed in the hills...