We Present Native Flute Player Bryan Akipa

Monday, August 8, world renowned Native flute player Bryan Akipa will be giving a live flute performance from 12:00 - 4:00 pm.Combining the visceral, emotional tenor of the traditional Dakota flute wi…
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Biker Chicz Book Signing

Biker Chicz of North America, a book by Edward Winterhalder and Wil De Clercq, chronicles the lives of 22 fascinating women who ride Harley-Davidson motorcycles, have followed their dreams, and have d…
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Sculpture Honors Women in Lakota Culture

During the summer season (or anytime during the year when the weather's nice) when people are out and about enjoying a stroll along our beautiful downtown area, we are often asked about the sculpture…
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Native Dresses Tell a Story

"More than mere articles of clothing; they [dresses] are canvases for the expression of tribal culture and personal identity. At each stage of life, exquisitely sewed clothing enriched the lives of…
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The Dried Herbs of Summer

Used for smudging and prayer, as well as their aromas, many dried herbs are especially important during the summer season…SageStrong and earthy with astringent undertones, people are attracted to Sage…
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The Sun Dance Ceremony

For many Plains Indian tribes, the summer season is marked by the sacred Sun Dance ceremony...and to many native people, this is considered their most important Rite."In the Sun Dance Way, the individ…
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How to Smudge with Prairie Sage

When smudging with sage, you may be familiar with the larger smudge sticks (bundles of dried sage) that are commonly used…but Michael, manager of our Sioux Trading Post knows a different (and some…
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The Heart & Soul of the Lakota: The Buffalo

At the core of the Lakota culture is the buffalo or Tatanka. For thousands of years, the lives of the Buffalo Nation and the Lakota people were spiritually and physically interconnected - as herds roa…
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Is Everything Okay?

Thank you everyone who's asked this question! Yes, we are still here and all is well. We apologize for our recent lapse in new product updates and posts…it seems things were going so well, our site ju…
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