Category Archives: Ceremony

The Lakota Sundance Season

The Lakota Sundance Season

Posted on July 18, 2018 by

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 Earth and to ask for guidance from our dearly departed ancestors. The sacrifices made and the prayers said are not f...

Red Willow Bark: Can’sa’sa is back!

Red Willow Bark: Can’sa’sa is back!

Posted on September 17, 2015 by

We've searched long and hard to come up with a good source for red willow bark, our local harvest did not pan out as the freeze did not work out for us. So, we received samples from various sources and finally, (Yay!) we found what we were looki...

Sage is Back!

Sage is Back!

Posted on August 10, 2015 by

Prairie Sage (Artemisia spp) is known as a cleansing herb and is harvested in June. Its appearance marks one of the great seasonal ceremonial cycles for Northern Plains Indians. With each new day, we see more friends and family as ceremony season is in full swing. The sage...

Prairie Edge Trading: Pendleton Blankets

Prairie Edge Trading: Pendleton Blankets

Posted on November 18, 2014 by

You can see and feel the Pendleton passion for quality. See it in the intricate patterns of blankets inspired by Native American designs and legends. ~Pendleton Woolen Mills The mill, originally built in 1893, began as a wool scouring plant, which washed the raw wool before shipping. Due to increa...

Native American Heritage Month & Veterans Day

Native American Heritage Month & Veterans Day

Posted on November 07, 2013 by

November is Native American Heritage Month, here at the store we celebrate Native culture and heritage everyday.  But this month we would also like to remind folks that part of our heritage is honoring our Veterans. Veterans D...

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