Tag Archives: South Dakota
In my nearly 10 years with PWNA, I have met many generous people who’ve shared their time, knowledge, stories and sense of humor, whether it’s around a kitchen table, walking along a garden or foraging. From harvested Ceyaka (mint tea) and Tinpsila (wild/prairie turnips) in South Dakota to pinon nuts in Arizona, food sources are […]
Enjoy some of the most interesting Native American news from September, on Native American Day, 40 Under 40, a Native artist, and economic development.
Can you tell me what the upcoming holiday is? Depending on who you are, that answer is going to change. For most, it’s Columbus Day and the history taught in school, and for others, Native American Day or Indigenous Peoples Day. Regardless of what you call it, the celebration of Columbus can be taken as […]
The 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee kicked off today with a preliminaries test and that got us thinking about word origins, proper spellings and pronunciations. One of last year’s words was “scherenschnitte,” which is of German descent. The year before that, there was “stichomythia,” which is of Greek descent. We examined words that hit a […]
Food sovereignty has been a major focus in sustainable community development across Indian country.
The history, culture and economy of the Rosebud Sioux Reservation.
Ziebach County in South Dakota is not only the poorest county in America, but it is also still recovering from an ice storm that knocked out power almost 2 years ago.
Sites to visit in the Plains close to the American Indian reservation.
List of American Indian reservation historical and cultural sites to visit.