Buffalo Seed is a Sioux boy and friend of Yakari's, who dreams of becoming a great hunter. Buffalo Seed is more aggressive than Yakari, and shows an interest in martial sports (wrestling and bowshooting). He often only wears a loincloth and despite his age, is possibly the best bowman in Yakari's village.
Buffalo Seed often boasts at being the best of something and is very competitive, often with Yakari.
His horse is named Lightning Bolt.