What Native American Day Means to Me: Honor

Rose discusses the significance of Native American Day with another member of our team, Frank Night Pipe.[Rose] Do you remember when the state of South Dakota switched it from Columbus Day to Native A…
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How to Smash Chokecherries

A few weeks ago, Michael gave us a demonstration on how to smash chokecherries the old time way.He gave us a great appreciation for this time honored tradition - how labor intensive this was and refle…
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Buffalo Hunting

We also get asked quite often what was the best way to hunt buffalo. A lot of the Hollywood movies that show the warriors riding gallantly along side the herds and taking down numerous buffalo in one…
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Elizabeth Cook-Lynn Book Signing

"We are pleased and honored to welcome notable local writer, poet, teacher, and scholar Elizabeth Cook-Lynn to our store!Please come meet and visit with her on Saturday, September 15 from 11:00 am to…
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What is the Importance of the Buffalo?

A question we get asked a lot in the Gallery is what the importance the buffalo was to the Lakota people.In general, everything came from the Buffalo Nation. Buffalo hides provided clothing and shelte…
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Introducing Native Artist Marty Cuny

We are proud to welcome Oglala Lakota artist Marty Cuny to our Native Gallery!Personally, I am very excited to have Marty’s work in the gallery. His experience and emotion shines through in the incred…
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Battle of Little Bighorn Books

This post was written by Dan Tribby, General Manager of Prairie Edge.We are excited about adding a new "Battle of Little Bighorn" addition to our online bookstore. There has always been such a great a…
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Warrior Doll by James Little Wounded

We're here talking today with Lynn Thomas, the Manager of the Native American art gallery here at Prairie Edge, about a special doll we recently received from artist James Little Wounded.[youtube]http…
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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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