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1501. Jan 07, 2011
Gluten-free blogger touts Tanka for customer service, delicious flavor
The Tanka Team
Carrie, a gluten-free writer over at the blog Ginger Lemon Girl , did a great review of >" target="story">Tanka Bars and Tanka Bites . She (more...)



1502. Jan 05, 2011
Tanka Spotlight: Abby's Health & Nutrition
The Tanka Team
Since our launch in October 2007 we have been privileged to work with outstanding retail partners. These folks are so passionate about their businesses and their customers we decided we needed to share their unique stories (more...)



1503. Jan 05, 2011
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for December
Jason Stover Marketing Specialist
12.04.10 Good stuff. By John from Tiburon
Family of six, including 4 kids, really enjoying your product out here. Ever thought of making a bar with cranberries that are not sweetened? (Realize it would be more tart, but would likely appeal to folks on low-sugar and low-carb diets (including diabetics and the followers of Atkins, The Zone, etc (more...)



1504. Jan 04, 2011
Essay contest for American Indian high school students announced
Kara Briggs, American Indian News Service
Washington, D.C. -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is joining with the Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation to launch the sixth-annual Young Native Writers Essay Contest, which invites Native American youth to speak out on issues affecting their tribal communities (more...)



1505. Jan 04, 2011
FITBOMB paleo blogger takes Tanka to work
The Tanka Team
Before the holidays we discovered a cool paleo blog: FITBOMB . Paleo eaters avoid grains and sugar as well as unprocessed foods.

As the FITBOMB blogger describes himself on his Twitter account , he is a "Husband (more...)



1506. Jan 03, 2011
Tanka fans share snowy images from across the US
The Tanka Team
Winter is really making its presence known and we have cool Facebook friends who don't mind sharing what the weather is like in their neck of the woods. These photos come from all over the states. Big thanks to Jodi Bailey of Dew Claw Kennel , Francine WomanDress, Lissie Payne of Restoring the Hoop , Danielle Deon and (more...)



1507. Jan 03, 2011
Let wild buffalo inspire you in 2011
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
It's the first of the year which means it's time for a new calendar!

What better way to mark off your days than with buffalo, beautifully photographed in their element. Our Wild Bison 2011 Calendar features quotes from Lakota leaders and elders, bison experts and preservationists to accompany each photo (more...)



1508. Dec 30, 2010
Oglala Lakota seeks sustainable future with HUD grant
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
Berkebile Nelson Immenschuh McDowell contributed to this story

Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation will kick off 2011 with a week-long agenda to discuss the $996,100 Sustainable Communities Planning Grant it was awarded in October to work in partnership with many tribal agencies, non-profits, experts and Oglala people to develop a Regional Plan for Sustainable Development (more...)



1509. Dec 29, 2010
Tanka Spotlight: Super Bear Supermarket
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
Since our launch in October 2007 we have been privileged to work with outstanding retail partners. These folks are so passionate about their businesses and their customers we decided we needed to share their unique stories (more...)



1510. Dec 28, 2010
Alaskan mushers ride the trail with Tanka Bars
Jodi Bailey, story and photo
NOTE: Jodi Bailey, a competitive long-distance dog musher, is a Facebook friend and a big fan of Tanka. She will be doing the Iditarod Sled dog race this year. Here she talks about riding with Tanka Bars on the trail and the importance of nutrition during the sport (more...)



1511. Dec 24, 2010
The Primal Pursuit: The Holiday Edition
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
Our newest Tanka Bar team member Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager, is searching for her inner cavewoman. This was a direct result from reading up on primal and paleo diets after Mark Sisson, an advocate for the primal lifestyle, offered Tanka products up in a giveaway on his site marksdailyapple (more...)



1512. Dec 22, 2010
'Stuck in the smoke hole of our tipi'
Shoshoni Elder Oldhands
This video is circulating across Twitter and gave us quite a laugh. Hope your holiday is a good one!

Follow us on TWITTER (more...)



1514. Dec 22, 2010
Tanka Facebook friend builds melt-free snowman
Doug, a Tanka fan
Even though some states are already covered in snow just in time for the official first day of winter next week, it isn't snowing everywhere of course. So when we asked our Facebook friends and fans for snowy photos, Doug of South Georgia got creative (more...)



1516. Dec 22, 2010
Tanka fan shares photographs of South Dakota wildlife
Lissie Payne, photos
I know it's winter, but we thought these beautiful photos from Lissie Payne of Spirit Dog Photo would be a nice reminder of South Dakota's beauty. Mrs. Payne, who has photographed several years of South Dakota scenery, is a freelance photographer and works with the organization, Restoring the Hoop (more...)



1518. Dec 22, 2010
Why thank YOU, MaMa Jean's
The Tanka Team
We always love hearing from our retailers. Here is a "thank you" note from MaMa Jean's Natural Market . We appreciate MaMa Jean's support and taking the time to send us this letter.

Are you a retailer who wants to send us props? Email jenicejohnson@tankabar (more...)



1519. Dec 21, 2010
Museum to invite kids to come and play
American Indian News Service
NOTE: The National Museum of the American Indian is a Tanka retail partner and offers Tanka products in all of its gift shops and cafes.

Washington, D.C. -- A third-floor gallery in the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is being renovated into an interactive children's exhibition space (more...)



1520. Dec 20, 2010
What NOT to give your friends of color
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
Checking out a local antique store this weekend, we came across these figurines in a glass display. They just seemed to be screaming for a photo op. Happy holidays! (more...)



1522. Dec 16, 2010
Tanka Spotlight: Back to Basics Organics
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
Since our launch in October 2007 we have been privileged to work with outstanding retail partners. These folks are so passionate about their businesses and their customers we decided we needed to share their unique stories (more...)



1523. Dec 16, 2010
Tanka Healthy Family Gift Basket lands chiropractor's gift list
The Tanka Team
Dr. Ron Spallone, a Colorado chiropractor and blogger at denverchiropractor.com , posted a recommendation of our >
" target="story">Tanka Healthy Family Gift Basket .

Dr. Spallone wrote:

"I love the West and everything that it stands for (more...)



1525. Dec 16, 2010
'The Primal Blueprint' author Mark Sisson recommends Tanka for holidays
The Tanka Team
We are so excited to announce that Mark Sisson of Mark's Daily Apple has recommended Tanka Bar as one of his holiday gift suggestions to support a Primal lifestyle. Sisson is autho (more...)



1527. Dec 16, 2010
The Associated Press: Tanka Bites makes it into the holiday gift guide
Leanne Italie
The Associated Press listed Tanka Bites in its $50 or less gift guide.

Leanne Italie, who writes for The Associated Press , wrote:

"Make a hiker, camper or climber happy with Tanka Bites, a preservative-free trail snack inspired by the Lakota Indians (more...)



1530. Dec 16, 2010
Primal Wisdom blogger calls Tanka Bites 'New Paleo Snack Food'
Don Matesz
Don Matesz, owner/acupuncturist/herbalist/nutritionist at Barefoot Acupuncture Clinic in Phoenix, and blogger over at Primal Wisdom , posted a review of our >
" target="story">Tanka Bites .

Mr. Matesz wrote:

"If you are looking for a real food snack suitable for paleo diet/primal diet, I can highly r (more...)



1532. Dec 14, 2010
Lovely reflections and changing colors at Lake McMurray
Dick Raymond, photos
Thanks to Dick Raymond for sending us this photo of Lake McMurray in Washington state. Of course this was before all the rain it is currently experiencing! Beautiful place.


Lakota Archery pro Dick Raymond contributes occasional stories and photos at TankaBar (more...)



1533. Dec 14, 2010
Smoothie King sends Tanka peace and love
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
Smoothie King , who happens to be one of our wonderful retailers, took the time to send us a beautiful holiday card signed by all of the staff at its main headquarters in Louisiana. We really appreciate all of our Smoothie King retailers and wish them peace, love and health as well in the new year (more...)



1534. Dec 11, 2010
Where the buffalo roam...
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
I figured I should post these photos of one of the Pine Ridge Reservation's buffalo corrals, located near Allen, SD, before the snow sets in for the winter! We were honored to witness the annual roundup and tagging of some of the tribe's buffalo in November (more...)



1535. Dec 10, 2010
Tanka at Whole Foods in Birmingham
Clio Stewart, Clio Stewart & Company
We'd like to thank Clio Stewart, a friend of Tanka Bar, for sending this photo of our >" target="story">Tanka Bars and >" target="story">Tanka Bites for sale in the nutritional bar section of Whole Foods in Birmingham, AL (more...)



1536. Dec 08, 2010
Tanka Spotlight: Eureka Natural Foods
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
Since our launch in October 2007 we have been privileged to work with outstanding retail partners. These folks are so passionate about their businesses and their customers we decided we needed to share their unique stories (more...)



1537. Dec 08, 2010
Tanka Spotlight: New Leaf Market
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
Since our launch in October 2007 we have been privileged to work with outstanding retail partners. These folks are so passionate about their businesses and their customers we decided we needed to share their unique stories (more...)



1538. Dec 07, 2010
'Indianist' composers rediscovered by pianist, scholar
Kara Briggs, American Indian News Service
NOTE: The National Museum of the American Indian is a Tanka retail partner and offers Tanka products in all of its gift shops and cafes.

Washington, D.C. -- Lisa Cheryl Thomas, a pianist and scholar who has made the music of a group of classical composers called Indianists her specialty, considers the melodies and rhythms of Native American music to be among the most important in the American tradition of classical music (more...)



1539. Dec 06, 2010
From food shows to cop cars, Tanka rocks Fort Dodge, IA
Meg Beshey, photo
Thanks to Meg Beshey of the Fort Dodge Celiacs #133, Celiac Sprue Association for sending us this photo. She set out samples at her organization's booth at the recent Food & Wine Expo in Fort Dodge, IA (more...)



1540. Dec 03, 2010
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for November
Jason Stover, Marketing Specialist
11.03.10 Thanks from an eater with allergies By Martha from San Francisco
I'm an involuntary picky eater due to food allergies and sensitivities to food processing chemicals. This is the only packaged "beef jerky"-type product I can eat without sensing any crud in it whatsoever (more...)



1541. Dec 02, 2010
The Primal Pursuit: Week 4
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
Our newest Tanka Bar team member Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager, is searching for her inner cavewoman. This was a direct result from reading up on primal and paleo diets after Mark Sisson, an advocate for the primal lifestyle, offered Tanka products up in a giveaway on his site marksdailyapple (more...)



1542. Dec 02, 2010
Could You Have Pre-Diabetes?
By Nancy Wride, Special to Lifescript
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, American Indian and Alaska Native adults are 2.3 times as likely as white adults to be diagnosed with diabetes (more...)



1543. Nov 30, 2010
Native children play an important role in preserving ancestral ways
Kara Briggs, American Indian News Service
NOTE: The National Museum of the American Indian is a Tanka retail partner and offers Tanka products in all of its gift shops and cafes.

Washington, D.C. -- Kelly Church, a weaver of black ash baskets, is working against time to teach the children of her tribe, the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa, about the imperiled tree (more...)



1544. Nov 29, 2010
Tanka Bar finds its way to Afghanistan
Kevin McKiernan, photo
Thanks to Kevin McKiernan for sending us this photo of a gentleman in Afghanistan. McKiernan is a journalist and filmmaker who has traveled everywhere from Nicaragua to Iraq to West Africa. His work, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, has been published by Time , Newsweek and The New York Times , and appeared on ABC, CBS, NBC and PBS (more...)



1545. Nov 23, 2010
Animal images tell visual story of boys in trouble
Kara Briggs, American Indian News Service
NOTE: The National Museum of the American Indian is a Tanka retail partner and offers Tanka products in all of its gift shops and cafes.

Rick Bartow's sculpture "From the Mad River to the Little Salmon River, or The Responsibility of Raising a Child" is a precariously balanced series of images (more...)



1546. Nov 22, 2010
Snow geese come in for a landing in Washington state
Dick Raymond, photos

Lakota Archery pro Dick Raymond contributes occasional stories and photos at TankaBar.com. Dick, who writes under the pen name Grandpaw Richard, lives in Washington state.


You can contact Grandpaw Richard at DickRaymond@TankaBar (more...)



1547. Nov 19, 2010
The Primal Pursuit: You say paleo, I say primal
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
Our newest Tanka Bar team member Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager, is searching for her inner cavewoman. This was a direct result from reading up on primal and paleo diets after Mark Sisson, an advocate for the primal lifestyle, offered Tanka products up in a giveaway on his site marksdailyapple (more...)



1548. Nov 18, 2010
Nothing goes together like books and buffalo
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
If you are an avid amazon.com shopper and thought to yourself, "Wow, this book sure would go great with some Tanka Bites or something..." your wish has been granted!

We are now up and running on amazon (more...)



1549. Nov 17, 2010
Tanka Spotlight: Boise Consumer Co-op, Boise, ID
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
Since our launch in October 2007 we have been privileged to work with outstanding retail partners. These folks are so passionate about their businesses and their customers we decided we needed to share their unique stories (more...)



1550. Nov 15, 2010
The Part-Time Blog of a Full-Time Indian: Analyzing the 'warrior spirit'
Gyasi Ross, Tanka guest blogger
Published widely in Native American newspapers and websites, Gyasi Ross has kindly volunteered to share his blogs here on TankaBar.com.

It seems like the vast majority of my male relatives went into one branch of the military or another (more...)



1551. Nov 12, 2010
Use UNDERTHERADAR coupon code for 20% off your Tanka order
Linda Crider, director of marketing and communications
OK, if you're reading this, you're one of the few people who will be able to access the UNDERTHERADAR coupon code for 20% off your next Tanka order.

**This coupon code offers the highest discount we will be giving this holiday season (more...)



1552. Nov 12, 2010
Doctor-Recommended Workouts for Diabetes
Nicole Dorsey, Special to Lifescript
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, American Indian and Alaska Native adults are 2.3 times as likely as white adults to be diagnosed with diabetes (more...)



1553. Nov 10, 2010
Quileute separate fact from fiction for 'Twilight' fans
Kara Briggs, American Indian News Service
NOTE: The National Museum of the American Indian is a Tanka retail partner and offers Tanka products in all of its gift shops and cafes.

Seattle, Wash.-- The Seattle Art Museum opened an exhibition of some of the oldest-known objects from the Quileute Nation, including more than a dozen items that have never been displayed from the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian (more...)



1554. Nov 09, 2010
The Primal Pursuit: One woman's dream to go back to the cave
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
Our newest Tanka Bar team member Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager, is searching for her inner cavewoman. This was a direct result from reading up on primal and paleo diets after Mark Sisson, an advocate for the primal lifestyle, offered Tanka products up in a giveaway on his site marksdailyapple (more...)



1555. Nov 08, 2010
Meat some Tanka at Madison Market in Seattle, WA
Alice Krause, Acosta/Natural Specialty Sales
We'd like to thank Alice Krause for sending this photo of our family of products for sale on the counter in the meat section of Madison Market in Seattle, WA. Alice tells us Tanka is available at the front of the store as well (more...)



1556. Nov 08, 2010
Future Tanka Bar president learns from his grandpa
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
Mark A. Tilsen, president and co-founder of Native American Natural Foods, takes in a beautiful day in Rapid City, SD's local park with his grandson Payton. You may recognize Payton from the Tanka Bar box (more...)



1557. Nov 05, 2010
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for October
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
10.01.10 Fantastic food for on the go and for snacking kids! By Alison from Louisville
My son is very picky about his protein sources, refusing to eat most meat in almost any form. His school does not allow nuts and so these bars are a fantastic way to get some healthy protein in his system!

I love them for the taste and the nutrition content (more...)



1558. Nov 03, 2010
Tanka featured in new National Museum of the American Indian exhibit
Katy Underwood, National Museum of the American Indian
Tanka Bar is featured in our case titled "American Indian Foods in the Global Pantry" located right outside of our Zagat-rated Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe at the National Museum of the American Indian which is located at the Smithsonian Institution (more...)



1559. Nov 03, 2010
Changing the Outcome of Our Nation
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
At 28, Nick Tilsen, executive director at Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation in South Dakota, believes being a leader is more about the community and less about himself.

But it was his leadership role that resulted in Tilsen recently receiving the 40 Under 40 Award from the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (more...)



1560. Nov 02, 2010
Tanka holds its own against Cliff Bar and Promax in taste test at Mesa Rim in San Diego, CA
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
Tanka Bar was a part of a protein bar challenge at Mesa Rim Climbing and Fitness Center in San Diego, CA in October. We were up against big bars like Cliff and Promax to win a spot as a regular item at the center (more...)



1561. Nov 02, 2010
Check out the flyer: Tanka on sale at Clark's Nutrition & Natural Foods through November
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager


For information and store locations:
clarksnutrition.com (more...)



1562. Nov 02, 2010
New, more fiery package for Tanka Bites
Jenice Johnson, Marketing Manager
Having trouble seeing the difference between the Tanka Bites Traditional and the Tanka Bites Spicy Pepper Blend? Well now the Tanka Bites Spicy Pepper Blend is in a red-hot new package. Both are still featured in a resealable bag and just as yummy, but now you can really see difference (more...)



1563. Nov 02, 2010
Tanka Wild now in split top
Jenice Johnson, Marketing Manager
YAY!!! Tanka Wild is now available in split top as a result of YOUR feedback! Now you can get to your Tanka a lot faster when you are on the go! (more...)



1564. Oct 30, 2010
Treat or Treat
Peter Wynne
A Tanka Halloween. Check me out on facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000200341632&v=wall (more...)



1565. Oct 29, 2010
Enjoy Tanka while you learn about native languages
Jenice Johnson, marketing manager
Facebook friend Gary McCone, president of the National Museum of Language in College Park, MD, let us know that he is going to be passing out Tanka Bars on Oct. 31 during the museum's program on revitalizing Native American languages (more...)



1566. Oct 29, 2010
Need a little meat on your bones?
Twitter friend Judy @WSCreations
Thanks to Twitter friend Judy over at @WSCreations for posting this photo to give us a laugh for Halloween. Along with being a bit of a comedian, Judy is also an artist. See more of her work at WellspringCreations (more...)



1567. Oct 28, 2010
Tanka helps paleo diet blogger survive meeting
Jenice Johnson, marketing manager
Melissa McEwen, a New York City paleo diet blogger and co-organizer for NYC's Eating Paleo in NYC Meetup Group, wrote about eating Tanka Bars to get through the day when you are short on time. Often called the caveman or primal diet, paleo is based on the presumed ancient diet of wild plants and animals consumed during the Paleolithic period (more...)



1568. Oct 26, 2010
Yes, we are in Sprouts!
Jenice Johnson, marketing manager
We have heard throughout our Twitter and Facebook pages that some of you are having a hard time finding us in your local Sprouts. We are there, but at a few of the checkout registers. You may have to seek us out, but we are there (more...)



1569. Oct 25, 2010
Grizzly bear devours jack-o-lantern
Jenice Johnson, marketing manager
Big thanks to Tanka Bar Facebook friend Lozen Brownbear for letting us post this photo just in time for Halloween. She is an artist who carves pumpkins every year for her family. She said she uses an electric saw with a little saw bit which makes carving easier (more...)



1570. Oct 22, 2010
Eagle soars over Skagit Valley in Washington
Dick Raymond, photos

Lakota Archery pro Dick Raymond contributes occasional stories and photos at TankaBar.com. Dick, who writes under the pen name Grandpaw Richard, lives in Washington state.


You can contact Grandpaw Richard at DickRaymond@TankaBar (more...)



1571. Oct 21, 2010
Why Diabetes is Riskier for Women
Jennifer Oldham, Special to Lifescript
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, American Indian and Alaska Native adults are 2.3 times as likely as white adults to be diagnosed with diabetes (more...)



1572. Oct 20, 2010
The Nutritionist Reviews: 'Nice and filling'
Amanda Hernandez
Amanda Hernandez from The Nutritionist Reviews, a blog featuring a combination of nutrition, family and product giveaways, posted a review of our >
" target="story">Tanka Bites and Tanka Wild snack sticks (more...)



1573. Oct 19, 2010
Native advice shapes high-tech displays at the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center
Kara Briggs, American Indian News Service
NOTE: The National Museum of the American Indian is a Tanka retail partner and offers Tanka products in all of its gift shops and cafes.

Anchorage -- A landmark exhibition of 600 Alaska Native objects loaned by the Smithsonian Institution uses new technology in everything from display cases to interactive computer panels to make the objects more accessible to museum visitors (more...)



1574. Oct 19, 2010
Wild Rice: From the canoe to your plate
Jenice Johnson, marketing manager
For Greg Bellanger, what makes wild rice special is the effort that goes into harvesting it.

Just take a look at any videos online that feature "ricing" and you can see the exertion that goes into gathering this aquatic grass seed from its watery habitat (more...)



1575. Oct 18, 2010
Tanka Facebook friend hits Health Hut
Jenice Johnson, marketing manager
We posted about a Tanka tasting at the Health Hut in Wisconsin recently and received a very elated response from our Facebook friend, Akasha. Only 45 minutes later she informed us that she stocked up!

Akasha wrote:

"The first thing I asked when I walked in was 'where are your Tanka Bars?' It was a great selection (more...)



1576. Oct 15, 2010
Norcalsc.com: 'Delicious, portable snack'
Katie DeLuca
Katie DeLuca, a personal trainer who writes about fitness and nutrition, published a review of >" target="story">Tanka Bars on norcalsc.com. The site focuses on healthy living and features personal trainers who share fitness and training strategies (more...)



1577. Oct 13, 2010
Shoppers at Sunflower Farmers Market in Albuquerque dig Tanka
Jenice Johnson, marketing manager
We are being absolutely devoured at Sunflower Farmers Market on Corrales Road in Albuquerque, NM! Thanks goes to Tanka Facebook friend Shirley LaCourse for the photo! This spinner looks like it's been whirled around a few times (more...)



1578. Oct 13, 2010
Can't wait to open my Tanka Bar!
Jenice Johnson, marketing manager
Our Facebook friend Bobby posted this photo on our FAN PAGE this week. It's the perfect picture that shows what happens when you can't get enough Tanka: you almost forget to open the wrapper first! Bobby also tells us he likes >" target="story">TANKA BAR first thing in the morning with a bi (more...)



1579. Oct 12, 2010
A day in the life of Skagit River in Washington
Dick Raymond, photos

Lakota Archery pro Dick Raymond contributes occasional stories and photos at TankaBar.com. Dick, who writes under the pen name Grandpaw Richard, lives in Washington state.


You can contact Grandpaw Richard at DickRaymond@TankaBar (more...)



1580. Oct 11, 2010
Tanka spices up Native Foods Celebration at UNC
Jenice Johnson, marketing manager
The American Indian Center at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill recently hosted a celebration of native foods which featured our Tanka products. Attendees sampled other native treats including pumpkin, wild rice, succotash, quinoa, corn and dried berries (more...)



1581. Oct 07, 2010
South Unit of Badlands National Park likely to become America's first Tribal National Park
Bob Janiskee, National Parks Traveler contributor
Excerpt from 'National Parks Traveler':

"Pending the results of management plan vetting currently under way, the National Park Service is primed to turn the South Unit of Badlands National Park over to the Oglala Sioux Tribe (OST) for management as America's first tribal national pa (more...)



1582. Oct 07, 2010
Sky's the limit for Mohawk blues musician Derek Miller
Kara Briggs, American Indian News Service
NOTE: The National Museum of the American Indian is a Tanka retail partner and offers Tanka products in all of its gift shops and cafes.

Washington, D.C. -- Derek Miller stepped onto an international stage in early 2010, making his Gibson Firebird guitar blaze in a solo at the Closing Ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games (more...)



1583. Oct 06, 2010
Tanka Spotlight: Vitamin Plus of Lubbock
Jenice Johnson, marketing manager
Since our >">launch in October 2007, we have been privileged to work with outstanding retail partners. These folks are so passionate about their businesses and their customers, we decided we needed to share their unique stories (more...)



1584. Oct 05, 2010
Dallas' Roping Joking Cowboy tries Tanka
Chris Wynne, video and story
Lionel Bevan, also known as the Roping Joking Cowboy, tries his first Tanka Bar in this video. Hess is a regular at one of our Dallas retailers, the Green Spot Market and Fuels on Buckner Boulevard. Bevan, an entertainer who also performs at the State Fair of Texas, educates people about the consequences of damaging the planet (more...)



1585. Oct 04, 2010
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for September
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
09.02.10 I love the Tanka Bar! Bobby from Tulsa
I've been enjoying Tanka Bar for some time and now that I am working through a nutrition class have found that it is classified as a "highly suitable" food based on ingredient and nutrition facts! So, it's good for CommodKids, Rez Folk, and regulars alike (more...)



1586. Oct 01, 2010
Our contest question winner!
Jenice Johnson, marketing manager
And our lucky winner is (drumroll please) Allison S.! She wins our >" target="story">Tanka Wild Combo Taster just for commenting on our latest question: "Where do you shop?" Next time it could be you (more...)



1587. Sep 30, 2010
The diabetes epidemic in Indian Country
Mark K. Tilsen
Mark K. Tilsen, assistant director of marketing for Native American Natural Foods, sat down recently with Marcella Gilbert, a leading nutritionist at Whirling Thunder Wellness, based in Nebraska, for some straightforward talk about the ongoing health crisis in Indian Country (more...)



1588. Sep 30, 2010
Our new friends from Germany and Austria come to visit
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Photographer and journalist Dr. Dirk Rohrbach, who hosts a show on the Bayern 3 Radio Network in Germany, brought a group of friends and family by the Tanka headquarters for a tour and to see the sights of the reservation (more...)



1589. Sep 28, 2010
Tanka Bar hits Green Spot in Dallas, TX
Jenice Johnson, marketing manager
Shana Stein is a lawyer and yoga teacher in Dallas, Texas. She sent us this photo when she spotted Tanka Bars at Green Spot , a healthy convenience store near White Rock Lake. Not one to be wasteful, Green Spot uses eco-friendly cups and utensils made from corn plastic and other compostable materials and eco-friendly supplies (more...)



1590. Sep 28, 2010
Tanka Bars are big in Poland
Jenice Johnson, marketing manager
Our Facebook friend Certified Executive Chef John Gilbertson enjoys a Tanka Bar at the Miasta Glowny (Old Town Square), Cracau, Poland. Apparently he was approached many times to "trade" this Tanka Bar for Kielbasa, Bigos and Pierogies but he "held his ground (more...)



1591. Sep 28, 2010
Tanka Spotlight: Hadley Fruit Orchards
Jenice Johnson, marketing manager
Since our launch in October 2007 we have been privileged to work with outstanding retail partners. These folks are so passionate about their businesses and their customers we decided we needed to share their unique stories (more...)



1592. Sep 27, 2010
Our sales partners at Acosta/Natural Specialty Sales pay a visit
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Our great broker partners at Acosta/Natural Specialty Sales stopped by today to say hello. Lori Burns, business manager, and Heather Charles, sales representative, watched the buffalo roundup in Custer, drove by Mount Rushmore and topped their vacation off at Tanka Bar (more...)



1593. Sep 24, 2010
Dog makes buffalo fashion statement
Jenice Johnson, marketing manager
Our Facebook friend posted this photo of her dog Sunamahnitu. She calls him her "lil' man." Looks like he's not only cute but color-coordinated!

Be sure to join our fan page and post your own! (more...)



1594. Sep 24, 2010
Translating a German blog about Tanka Bar with a little help from our friends
Jason Stover, social networking specialist intern
Introduction
About eight or nine years ago, I went on a student exchange trip to Germany while I was attending Oglala Lakota Community Collage. There, I met some new and interesting friends, and we saw the sights and learned about Germany (more...)



1595. Sep 17, 2010
Little Wound Homecoming 2010
Jason Stover
I love the way the community comes together to show the support for the youth here. Since I have been with the Tanka Bar this is the second homecoming parade I have participated in. This year we didn't place but it was fun (more...)



1596. Sep 10, 2010
Great Smoky Mountains! Tanka bison and cranberries hanging out at Earth Fare in Tennessee!
Acosta/Natural Specialty Sales
We're so happy to have these nice shots of Tanka Bars and Tanka Bites at three Earth Fare locations in Tennessee. And we're glad that it looks like quite a few of those boxes are getting a little empty!

Earth Fare, which carries Tanka products in all of their 20 stores in five states, focuses on making healthy eating convenient (more...)



1597. Sep 10, 2010
Folks from South Dakota State Tourism stop by Tanka HQ
Jason Stover, story, and Eric Pourier, photos
Alex Smith and Mel Ustad from the South Dakota Department of Tourism and State Development stopped by Tanka Headquarters this week to meet our team and let us know about some potential grant opportunities (more...)



1598. Sep 09, 2010
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for August
Jason Stover, social networking specialist intern
08.02.10 No Subject By Allison from Anchorage
A friend just offered me some of your bites for the first time, and I am hooked! Wonderful! I immediately got online to order some, since I live in Alaska and I can't find them here (more...)



1599. Sep 09, 2010
Tanka's Carefully Researched and Peer-Reviewed Rez Lingo Glossary
our friends on MySpace, Facebook and Twitter
Since we get a lot of folks who want to know about reservation life, we thought it might be fun to put together a glossary of common lingo. We asked our Native friends on MySpace, Facebook and Twitter to contribute words from their tribes and communities (more...)



1600. Sep 08, 2010
We're in! Look for Tanka Bars at all Sprouts Farmers Market checkstands!
Aurora Geiogamah, Natural Specialty Sales
You might have to squint a little bit to see us, but we are mighty proud to be able to announce that Tanka Bars are now available at all 54 Sprouts Farmers Markets! You can find Tanka Bar Traditional and Tanka Bar Spicy Pepper Blend at every checkstand (more...)