Lakota Dakota Nakota Language Summit

November 17 - 19, Tusweca Tiospaye of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation hosts their 3rd annual Lakota Dakota Nakota Language Summit in Rapid City, SD at the Ramkota Hotel.This international Native lan…
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Lakota Berenstain Bears DVD Release & Signing

The Berenstain Bears have been teaching children important values and meaningful life lessons for nearly half a century‚Ķand now, this beloved family of bears have begun their quest to help revive the…
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Veteran's Day: A Day to Honor our Veterans

November 11, 2011 is a day we honor our Veterans as a Nation. This important group of people makes it possible for this blog to exist, our freedoms to be enjoyed on a daily basis, and our freedom to c…
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Celebrating American Indian Heritage Month

November is National American Indian Heritage Month, which gives us the great opportunity to celebrate, remember, and honor the many contributions and rich ancestry of the Native American culture.Here…
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Kevin Fast Horse: Why I Do This

In this final take with artist Kevin Fast Horse during our series, he talks about his love of and enthusiasm for what he does, how amazing it feels when others appreciate what he does...and answers…
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Beading with Glass Beads: Lazy Stitch

After the overwhelming amount of great feedback we received after Michael's first beadwork technique video debut (he introduced us to the Applique Stitch), we just had to have him come back and…
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Kevin Fast Horse: Beadwork Designs

Before he even touches a bead, beadwork artist Kevin Fast Horse carefully creates each of his signature designs on graph paper to ensure the composition not only works visually, but will also ac…
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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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