Beading How To: Applique Stitch

We've recently had some inquiries from those of you wanting to learn about different beadwork techniques, so Michael from our Sioux Trading Post offered to give us an intro. Today, he shows us how to…
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Kevin Fast Horse: Beadwork Challenges

In take #4 of our trip to Kevin's studio, he tells us (and accidentally shows us) some of the unique challenges involved with working with Italian glass beads, proudly relates how he helped his son…
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Artist Kevin Fast Horse: The Early Years

In take #3 of our visit to Kevin's studio, he tells us about his early career as an artist (at age 5) when he started doing beadwork for his uncles, his need to faithfully document everything, and…
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How to Burn Sweetgrass for Smudging

Last month, we announced the arrival of our new sweetgrass harvest. It led to a lot of excitement, and a few inquiries about how to properly light this sweet smelling herb for smudging, so this mon…
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SD Festival of Books

Celebrate the literary arts at the 9th annual South Dakota Festival of Books! This year, the Festival's focus is on works with an American Indian cultural theme.October 7 - 9, this annual event will f…
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Northern Plains Indian Art Market

Celebrating the work of over 100 Native American artists representing over 30 different tribes, the Northern Plains Indian Art Market is a magnificent display of traditional crafts and contemporary ar…
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Resources for Native American Studies

September marks the start of a new school year...and for many teachers of Native American Studies, this time of the year may also mark an intense search to find credible resources and good materials f…
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