Category Archives: Culture

January 2017: 38 Years Later

January 2017: 38 Years Later

Posted on February 28, 2017 by

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 and then eventually moved to Rapid City, SD. Rapid City has become the permanent...

Welcome Lakota Nation Invitational Participants

Welcome Lakota Nation Invitational Participants

Posted on December 15, 2015 by

Every year I think this out loud "Let's get ready to rumble!", which is a bit much for a kids tournament event but the excitement is still the same, good games, great sportsmanship, the best competition. This year's Lakota Nation Invitational or LNI promises to be every bit as exciting as the ...

Native American Day & The 2015 Pow Wow

Native American Day & The 2015 Pow Wow

Posted on October 06, 2015 by

This month we are excited to celebrate Native American Day here in the great state of South Dakota. In 1989, the South Dakota legislature unanimously passed legislation proposed by Governor George S. Mickleson (1941-1993) to proclaim 1990 as the "Year of Reconciliation" between Native Americans and Whites, to change Columbus Day to Na...

Sage Harvesting Do’s and Don’ts

Sage Harvesting Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on May 07, 2015 by

On May 5, 2015, we had to make South Dakota sage a zero quantity on our web-site. We had a short growing season in 2014 and we knew we would probably run out of this very important botanical before the 2015 harvest happened. We are excited for this year's harvest and are now posting our information sheet on what we expect from wild crafters in o...

On Our Way, 2015 Denver March Pow Wow

On Our Way, 2015 Denver March Pow Wow

Posted on March 19, 2015 by

At 5:00 am, Michael, Nancy and Elizabeth pulled out of the drive way and went off to one of this years major Pow Wow events, the Denver March Pow Wow. This is our area's largest pow wow and it is our pleasure to join the thousands of dancers and spectators for this historical event. We will be set up in the arcade of the coliseum, right next to ...