Veterans Day 2018

“Even before they could vote, they served their country." Words like these are often heard when referring to Native American Veterans. As far back as the American Revolution, Native Americans have p…
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The Lakota Sundance Season

As we move pass the height of the summer solstice, we are welcoming our sisters and brothers who come for the Sundance. A ritual that is steeped in Native American belief, used to heal the People, the…
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Native American Historical Events: July 2018

Things really heat up on the Prairie during July, if we don't get enough rain, crops will burn, too much rain and crops will suffer as well. Even the folks who raise livestock are dependent on the env…
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Prairie Edge is Heating Up!

From Sioux Trading Post: This crew has worked hard to bring the best botanicals and craft supplies for all your needs and here is their message, Greeting from the Sioux Trading Post!…
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Something New From Something Old 2018

Hello everyone!We are excited to announce our big change for 2018, we are merging our two websites, www.prairieedge.com and www.siouxtrading.com into www.prairieedge.com. We are trying to stream…
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Muskrat and Skunk: Sinkpe na Maka

Muskrat and Skunk: Sinkpe na Maka (A Lakota Drum Story).On Saturday, October 28, 2017, Prairie Edge Book and Music store will be hosting an author's book signing by our friend and colleague Don Montil…
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January 2017: 38 Years Later

Yep, folks, it's been that long for us. Prairie Edge started small and then evolved into a cornerstone business of downtown Rapid City, SD.Our business began in a chicken coop outside of Sturgis SD an…
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The Passing of a Friend and Colleague

It is with deepest respect that we share news of the passing of author/illustrator and long-time friend, Paul Goble. Over the last nearly five decades, Paul has dedicated his life to writing and illus…
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A History of the Dakota or Sioux Indians

History is important for anyone who has ever wondered "How did things get to be this way?" Sometimes, a person is standing right at the moment in time when history is made, a witness of the very event…
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Changing Times

When our small gallery first opened up in March of 1988, the internet was not available to retail stores for retail sales. We were using big three ring binders to keep our inventory straight and ledge…
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Farewell Michael

It is with a real mixture of sadness and joy for the Sioux Trading Post and Prairie Edge that we have to say farewell to a long-time employee and friend Michael Lekberg. Michael has decided that…
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National American Indian Heritage Month

November has been named "National American Indian Heritage Month" since 1990 and has been renewed every year since 1994 by a presidential proclamation. Our country has come together to recognize the F…
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