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Year of Unity 2010
We are celebrating the month of October with our annual 20% off bead sale!* (it only happens once a year...so take advantage now)
* Bead sale includes Czech and Italian glass beads, with the exception of our collection of vintage Italians and contemporary beads. Discount not offered for bulk Czech beads (kilo and half kilogram sizes).
Year of Unity Powwow
October is also time for the Black Hills Powwow - 2010 marks the 24th year for this annual event!
Prairie Edge is a proud sponsor of the Black Hills Powwow, many of our friends, family and co-workers participate in this exciting event. What makes this year even more exciting is the proclamation honoring the Year of Reconciliation by proclaiming 2010 as the Year of Unity.
Through the guidance and leadership of the late Governor Mickelson,Tim Giago (Oglala/Lakota), Governor Mike Rounds and numerous key Rapid City business men, women and tribal people, this proclamation was made official on February 19, 2010 in the State Capitol Rotunda in Pierre, South Dakota by Governor Rounds.
So let's get ready to DANCE ...
Stephen Yellowhawk, President of Black Hills Powwow Association sends his warm wishes and invites all to attend this exciting event:
Welcome! On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Black Hills Powwow Association, I invite you to come and enjoy the 24th Annual Black Hills Powwow slated for October 8-10, 2010, at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.
The theme for this year's Black Hills Powwow is "Celebrating Unity and Reconciliation." Everyone is welcome to enjoy the beauty of Great Plains indigenous song and dance. We are very excited for this year's powwow because we have a fantastic group of individuals serving as our Head Staff, including two premier champion drum groups-Young Thunder and Northern Cree!
The 2010 Black Hills Powwow is planned to be the biggest and best in its 24 year history. The Black Hills Powwow has become one of the premier American Indian cultural events in the United States, attracting hundreds of dancers, singers, artisans and several thousand spectators from across several U.S. states and Canadian provinces. In addition to the powwow, spectators have the opportunity to enjoy a fine arts show, style show, scholarship He Sapa Win scholarship pageant, wellness symposium for youth, and tournaments for hand games, softball, golf, and archery.
You are welcome to explore our website to see what may interest you. Also, thank you in advance for attending the 2010 Black Hills Powwow! Let us celebrate Unity and Reconciliation together by sharing our beautiful cultures.
I wish blessings upon you all!
Stephen Yellowhawk, President
Black Hills Powwow Association
Schedule of Events
FRIDAY* October 8th - GRAND ENTRY - 1pm & 7pm
SATURDAY October 9th - GRAND ENTRY - 1pm & 7pm
SUNDAY October 10th - GRAND ENTRY - 1pm
*Point System Starts At 1pm Grand Entry on Friday
While we love talking to our customers face-to-face, we're proud to offer an incredible shopping experience from home. Explore the sites and let us know what you think; and by all means if you experience any problems please contact us for assistance at 1-800-541-2388 or send us an e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, we want to help.
- Best wishes from the staff at Prairie Edge and the Sioux Trading Post
Located in Rapid City, SD, Prairie Edge offers an extensive collection of Native American arts and crafts, educational materials, and an unparalleled selection of regional fine art. The store's trading company, Sioux Trading Post, maintains a comprehensive inventory of quality craft supplies, Czech and Italian beads, and Native American botanicals.