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Supporting Five New Buffalo Startups

Supporting Five New Buffalo Startups

Moon of the Ripening Berries and Intensity of the Summer Heat By Dr. Trudy Ecoffey, Tanka Fund Executive Director July is an intense time on the Northern Great Plains. It is when the weather has…
Calling Native Artists: Eighth Generation Wool Blanket Design Contest

Calling Native Artists: Eighth Generation Wool Blanket Design Contest

Calling all Native artists! Our friends at Eighth Generation are holding their 2021 wool blanket design contest. Learn more and see how you can enter to win while helping generate economic opportunities for Native artists.⁠…
Buffalo Blogs: The Connection

Buffalo Blogs: The Connection

By Dr. Trudy Ecoffey, Executive Director of Tanka Fund “…Something told me do it, maybe a dream, maybe someone, but something happened… sort of a spiritual connection…” — Bull Bear, Buffalo Caregiver on Pine Ridge…
Job Opening at Tanka Fund: Business Development Manager

Job Opening at Tanka Fund: Business Development Manager

About the Company: TRAC is a new South Dakota startup, livestock aggregator of beef and bison in the added value grass-fed and organic space. TRAC is working on helping to supply a humanely raised, grass-fed…
Request for Proposals: Feasibility Study for USDA Local Food Promotion Grant

Request for Proposals: Feasibility Study for USDA Local Food Promotion Grant

Project Description: Feasibility Study for USDA Local Food Promotion Grant on accessing the local markets on Pine Ridge Reservation and surrounding areas to sell buffalo meat. Purpose of Feasibility Study: The purpose of this feasibility…