How We Prepare Dried Sage

People often comment on our beautiful bundles of sage, so we decided to reveal the person and some of the techniques behind these special dried bouquets.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03AHIyD…
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How to Harvest Sage for Smudging

Michael and Rose took a trip out to the beautiful countryside to show us how to harvest prairie sage. The day was hot, but luckily the prairie breezes kept us cool (although these gentle winds did occ…
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The Legend of the Lakota Warrior

Wisdom, Fortitude, Generosity, Bravery…these are the virtues of a Lakota warrior. These are the very characteristics that have made the mystique of the Lakota warrior legendary, even today.From storie…
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The Stories of Native American Women

While the role of Lakota men has been documented in stories, paintings, and songs, one must ask “What about the women?"What was their role?If they were not on the buffalo hunts and war parties, what w…
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The Lakota Mind & Pow Wow

The songs and dances at a Pow Wow are beautiful representations of the Native American culture (and in our area, we're talking specifically about the Lakota culture). They can be enjoyed and appreciat…
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Pow Wow Drum Groups

During this time of the year, we are often asked about the types of Pow Wow Drum Groups in the area and which ones we would recommend to people wanting to learn more about the music often heard at our…
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Pow Wow Song & Dance

We are often asked about some of the different aspects of a Pow Wow, especially the songs sung during these special events...so we decided to bring in one of our in-house experts from our bookstore to…
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Remembering the Battle of the Little Big Horn

June 25 and 26, 1876 witnessed one of the most decisive battles in U.S. history.The 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army led by Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer along with an estimated 80…
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Artist Donald Montileaux & Mickey Mouse

Walking into Donald Montileaux's studio, a colorful drawing of Mickey Mouse is prominently mounted on the wall and seems as if to greet us as we enter the space. Looking around at Donald's studio, thi…
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