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1201. May 08, 2012
Native diabetes program in Milwaukee uses sustainable garden to promote health
Jennifer Casey, RD, CD with Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center



Tanka Bar recently donated products to the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center's (GLIIHC) Diabetes Program Garden Project in Milwaukee, WI. At a recent Health & Garden Workshop hosted by the Native American Student Movement and GLIIHC, students made newspaper seedling pots, signed up for the garden club, learned about the health benefits of gardening, and enjoyed the Tanka Ba (more...)



1202. May 07, 2012
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for April
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
04.04.12 Thank you By John from San Clemente

Thanks for making non gmo, gluten free healthy snacks!

Cheers,

John

04.06.12 Tanka Bar By Anna from Bozeman

I was surprised how sweet the Tanka Bar was--I'm assuming from the cranberries (more...)



1203. May 04, 2012
Tanka crew comes to the rescue of fans from Idaho
Jenice Johnson, story, and Tonya Hunter, photos



We always enjoy getting visitors to our headquarters in Kyle, SD. This week Tanka fans Del Field and Sandi Gillan from Pocatello, ID, stopped by but got stuck in the mud. Our production manager Tonya Hunter said they practically lost their bumper (more...)



1205. Apr 30, 2012
Lakota Sioux artist's work makes "the connection that we are all equal"
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
For Richard Red Owl, a 72-year-old self-taught Lakota Sioux artist, learning about his culture helped shape the professional art he creates today.

As a child growing up in Nebraska, Mr. Red Owl doodled spaceships and little cartoons (more...)



1206. Apr 26, 2012
Forceful South Dakota winds destroy Tanka Bar billboard
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
It gets pretty windy out here on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. So windy that our billboard broke and blew down recently at our headquarters in Kyle, SD, because of it.

Luckily our friends Myles Janis and Brendon Albers came to our aid and used industrial cedar posts to repair the sign (more...)



1207. Apr 24, 2012
Youngest Tanka staffer makes an appearance
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications

This is our newest team member, Paloma. She is the granddaughter of our president, Mark Tilsen. Her mother, Kimberly, shot this photo of her and wrote:

"Tanka Bar's new packaging is so easy to open even a baby can do it! New Tanka Bar baby Paloma Brave Heart enjoying her afternoon snack (more...)



1208. Apr 19, 2012
Tanka Fit walking club taking steps to better health and wellness
Jenice Johnson, story, and Tonya Hunter, photos

Randi Hunter begins her walk with the Tanka Fit walking club.

In keeping with the Tanka Bar mission, our staff is making strides to better health with a new TankaFit walking club. Like most Americans, many of our team are faced with their own health challenges and are working on improving wellness (more...)



1209. Apr 17, 2012
Illinois: Find Tanka at Cahokia Mounds World Heritage Site
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Our wonderful Twitter friend Jolene Sugarbaker from @JolenesTrailer posted this photo of our products at Cahokia Mounds World Heritage Site in Collinsville, IL. The historic site sells Tanka in its gift shop (more...)



1210. Apr 16, 2012
North Carolina Twitter fan strikes a Spicy Tanka pose
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
We received this photo from one of our Twitter followers and we loved it so much we had to share. Thanks @Cuzz_imJesus for sharing your Tanka support!

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1211. Apr 16, 2012
Tanka staff enjoys special visit from local parks and rec team
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Our Tanka team welcomed the Oglala Sioux Parks and Recreation Authority recently and our CEO Karlene Hunter and president, Mark Tilsen, gave a tour. Featured in the photo to the left is Gerard Baker, interim director of the authority (more...)



1212. Apr 13, 2012
13 Tips for Fighting Diabetes Burnout
By Dorothy Foltz-Gray, 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...)



1213. Apr 12, 2012
Tanka friends stop by from Pennsylvania, donates to reservation schools
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Our Tanka Facebook friend Terry Vosburgh from Southeastern Pennsylvania was on a journey to our reservation today.

She wanted to help the people here firsthand and brought donations of text books, clothing and sports equipment (more...)



1214. Apr 10, 2012
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for March
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
03.01.12 Fantastic for martial artists and other athletes By Tony from Durham

Perfect blend of protein and simple carbohydrates to snack on before and after a workout or sparring session. My whole training group loves them (more...)



1215. Apr 06, 2012
Easter Bunny hops by Tanka headquarters just in time for the holiday
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Brandon Ferguson, a student at Oglala Lakota College, brings the joy of Easter to children and elders on the Pine Ridge Reservation. He and his team rounded up sponsors and donors for the event, including Native American Natural Foods (more...)



1216. Apr 05, 2012
Tanka fan shares scenes from Denver Pow Wow
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
We love it when our fans shared a glimpse into their world. Our Facebook fan, David Brown Eyes , share these photos from the recent Denver Pow Wow. Thanks so much, David, for the beautiful images.



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1217. Apr 02, 2012
Montana Tanka fans take road trip, stop by headquarters
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Our new friends Dean and Mary Parry of Montana visited us at the Tanka Bar office on their way back from Sioux Falls, SD, Friday. They took in the sights, hoped to see some buffalo on the way and said they wanted to enjoy the Tanka Bar's buffalo and cranberry goodness (more...)



1219. Mar 29, 2012
St. Cloud State University students visit Tanka Bar headquarters
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Our new friends from St. Cloud State University, which is located in St. Cloud, MN, stopped by for a visit this week. They just finished their tour of the Heritage Center at the Oglala Lakota College (more...)



1220. Mar 28, 2012
Paleo f(x) in Austin, TX, brings community together
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
I recently came back from the Paleo f(x): Ancestral Momentum - Theory to Practice Symposium in Austin, TX -- a convention featuring the leaders of the paleo lifestyle and opportunities to learn ways to be more fit (more...)



1221. Mar 28, 2012
Find Tanka Bar products at Harmons Grocery Stores in Salt Lake City, UT
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Our manufacturing partner, Kevin Western, recently shared this photo his brother took of a Tanka display. It is located at Harmons Grocery in Salt Lake City, UT. There are several locations throughout Utah for you to satisfy your Tanka fix (more...)



1222. Mar 26, 2012
Bald eagle takes flight over Washington state sky
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Our friend Grandpaw Richard can be found around Washington state snapping photos of scenery, wildlife and community. This week he sent us a batch of phenomenal images of birds of prey including this bald eagle in flight and landing on a nearby tree (more...)



1224. Mar 22, 2012
Tanka team wishes warm birthday wishes to operations manager
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Today is Karlene Janis' birthday and the team took time out to celebrate. Karlene is our operations manager at Tanka Bar and has been with with us since 2007. Read more about her on our leadership page (more...)



1226. Mar 21, 2012
United Tribes Technical College stops by Tanka Bar headquarters
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Our friends from United Tribes Technical College in Bismark, ND, stopped by to try our Tanka Bars and Tanka Wild Sticks this week -- Kathlene Thurman, business administration/management department chair, and Monte Schaff, the Online Outreach Training director for the Educational Outreach Program (more...)



1227. Mar 20, 2012
Tanka team makes friends and new connections at Expo West
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Our Tanka team including our president Mark Tilsen; director of marketing and communications, Linda Crider and sales specialist, Eugene Stover, traveled to Anaheim, CA, recently for Natural Products Expo West (more...)



1229. Mar 12, 2012
Gluten-free fair at Natural Grocers in Dallas brings in new Tanka fans
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Our retailer partner Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage in Dallas, TX, hosted a gluten-free fair this past weekend and invited Tanka Bar out to do a live tasting.

While we were there we talked to foodies who already loved the product and made connections with new fans after they tried our Tanka Bars for the first time (more...)



1231. Mar 12, 2012
Navajo band from New Mexico works to bring positivity to Native community
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Here at Tanka we know we have a very diverse audience that we connect with via Facebook , Twitter and MySpace every day -- some of which are musicians. We thought it would be great to periodically highlight our fans in music (more...)



1232. Mar 08, 2012
Tanka Bar's Native employment success highlighted on Black Hills FOX News
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
KEVN-TV of Rapid City, SD, featured Tanka Bar on their evening news this week. The story touted the company's success at giving Native people on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation employment opportunities (more...)



1234. Mar 06, 2012
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for February
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
02.14.12 Tanka Bars By Sandra from Elkton

LOVE,LOVE,LOVE Tanka Bars

02.14.12 Tanka Bar By Guest from Overland Park

We love your Tanka Bars. They are great tasting, healthy and very satisfying (more...)



1235. Mar 05, 2012
KEVN-TV of Rapid City, SD, to report on Tanka Bar tonight
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Rapid City, SD, television network KEVN-TV is featuring Tanka Bar in a five-minute story at 6 p.m. MT tonight and a full feature at 11 p.m. MT. Reporter Al VanZee came out to the Tanka headquarters to interview our staff and leadership team (more...)



1236. Mar 02, 2012
Tanka Bar team shares photos from RES 2012, meets pro golfer Notah Begay
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Our leadership team has been in Las Vegas, NV, this week for Res 2012 : Reservation Economic Summit and American Indian Business Trade Fair. According to their mission statement RES is "the premier American Indian economic and business development conference in the nation (more...)



1237. Mar 01, 2012
Tanka Bars prominent in Kansas City, MO, Price Choppers store
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Our president, Mark Tilsen, sent us this photo of our Tanka Bar display at Price Choppers in Kansas City, MO. Price Choppers works with several programs in the community to benefit schools and work to end hunger (more...)



1238. Feb 28, 2012
Video: Fan loses 40 pounds eating Tanka for breakfast
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Our team is currently at Res 2012 : Reservation Economic Summit and American Indian Business Trade Fair in Las Vegas, NV.

Marketing and communications director Linda Crider took the quick video above of Gavin Clarkson, a Tanka fan who said he lost 40 pounds eating a Tanka Bar a day for breakfast! (more...)



1240. Feb 27, 2012
Tanka friends from Wisconsin visit team at headquarters
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
David Fleming and manager Star Ames, on business for LaPointe Financial Incorporated , a Native Community Development Financial Institution, stopped by Tanka headquarters last week. They had a mentor meeting in downtown Kyle at Lakota Funds (more...)



1241. Feb 22, 2012
Tanka president shares experience with Black Hills American Advertising Federation
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Mark Tilsen, president of Native American Natural Foods, addressed the members of the Black Hills American Advertising Federation at their monthly luncheon yesterday.

Mr. Tilsen discussed how Native American Natural Foods has relied on earned media, website publishing and social media to grow its Tanka brand (more...)



1242. Feb 20, 2012
Oldie but goodie: Out of town visitors show support at Tanka headquarters
Jason Stover, marketing specialist


Looking through our photo archives today, we came across these photos and wanted to share them with you. After seeing us in a segment featured in the " Hidden America " story on ABC's "20/2 (more...)



1243. Feb 16, 2012
Future Tanka Bar representative visits headquarters to check for quality
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
We had a very important visit today at Tanka Bar headquarters. Our operations manager Karlene Janis' three-year-old grandson Bradley stopped by and enjoyed a Tanka Bar with us.

He's a pretty cute fellow and was a little fast at tearing into his Tanka Bar and I missed the shot just when he did (more...)



1244. Feb 15, 2012
New York doctor of education and author stops by Tanka headquarters
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Tanka Bar fan, Dr. John O. Hunter of Hornell, NY, stopped by the Tanka headquarters today to grab a box of Tanka Wild Sticks and to visit with our staff.

He has a passion for the history of Crazy Horse, the effort of restoring the buffalo, Wars of the 1800s and the Wounded Knee Massacre (more...)



1245. Feb 14, 2012
David Brown Eyes 30 pounds closer to goal to fit in Tanka T-shirt
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
David Brown Eyes, one of our favorite Tanka fans, is now 30 pounds lighter since we last reported his decision to go on a weight-loss journey . His goal is to fit into a 2X Tanka Bar T-shirt.

"The diet has not been all that bad," he writes on (more...)



1246. Feb 14, 2012
The Associated Press: SD snack maker expects growth with Whole Foods
Kristi Eaton
The Associated Press writer Kristi Eaton wrote about Native American Natural Foods product, the Tanka Bar, and approval into Whole Foods Market locations nationwide. Please note, although approved nationwide, not every Whole Foods sells Tanka products yet and it is up to each store to carry them (more...)



1248. Feb 09, 2012
Tanka Healthy Tips
the Tanka Team
This is a collection of what seems to us to be good, solid tips for a healthy lifestyle. We will add to it on occasion, and if you have any good tips you'd like to add, please post them below in our comments section (more...)



1249. Feb 06, 2012
Photographer fan shares artistic photos of the Tanka Bar
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
One of our Facebook fans, Daniel Rapinchuk of World Light Photography, dropped by our page last week and asked where to find a Tanka retailer in Watertown, SD. We gave him a list of stores and asked him to take a photo (more...)



1251. Feb 03, 2012
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for January
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
01.05.12 Tanka bars By Brian from Farmington

I think your bars are Great! Seems like perfect food. I would like to see Tanka bars in every convenience store. Thanks for making a really healthy product (more...)



1252. Feb 02, 2012
2 Tanka staffers take their first trip to Las Vegas to network, learn about exporting and shipping
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
One of the ways Tanka Bar rounded out 2011 was sending our shipping and fulfillment manager, Rachel Hunter, and Eugene Stover, sales specialist and customer care, to Las Vegas, NV. They represented Native American Natural Foods at the Intertribal Agriculture Council Symposium (more...)



1253. Feb 01, 2012
The meaning of TANKA
Mark K. Tilsen, former assistant director of marketing
In Lakota, Tanka means large or great. It changes depending on how it is used when spoken. What Tanka means to me is a little different. When I see people doing good for themselves and their families, that is Tanka (more...)



1254. Feb 01, 2012
CBS-affiliate interview: Snacking is serious business on the Pine Ridge Reservation
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Tanka Bar CEO Karlene Hunter and our social media specialist, Jason Stover , were featured last night in a story about the company on KELO Television of Sioux Falls, SD.

Television reporter Derek Olson of KELO stopped by Tanka headquarters last week to do the interviews and learn more about th (more...)



1256. Jan 27, 2012
Kristen from telecommunications provider Golden West stops by Tanka headquarters for a tour and a taste
Jason Stover, photos and story
Kristen, from our telecommunications provider, Golden West , was in Kyle, SD, on some business today, so she decided to stop by. She said she had heard so much about our company and our products that she had to take a tour of the Tanka Bar headquarters!

While she was here, we made sure Kristen got a chance to try our buffalo and cranberry snacks (more...)



1257. Jan 26, 2012
Tanka Bar spotted at Lower East Side Whole Foods in New York
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Our friend the Holistic Hottie sent us this photo of Tanka Bars at her local Bowery Whole Foods in New York City . She was pleased to know they have finally arrived.

Here is an excerpt of what she wrote on her page:

"I was happy to see these at my local Whole Foods Market (Lower East S (more...)



1258. Jan 24, 2012
CBS affiliate KELO Television of Sioux Falls, SD, to air update on Tanka Bar successes
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications

Television reporter Derek Olson of KELO in Sioux Falls, SD, stopped by Tanka headquarters this week to do an update on the company.

Specifically, Mr. Olson wanted to report about Tanka Bar's recent inclusion into Whole Foods Market nationwide (more...)



1259. Jan 19, 2012
Tanka Bar fan's fitness goal: Get into a Tanka T-Shirt
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications

One of our Tanka fans, David Brown Eyes, has decided to embark on a new mission -- to drop enough weight to be able to fit into one of our T-Shirts. The largest size we carry is 2X and David is a 3X. The last time he weighed himself, which was four years ago, he was 350 pounds and other than the shirt, he hopes to improve his health (more...)



1260. Jan 16, 2012
Oldie but goodie: Tanka Bar CEO and president meet Martin Luther King, III
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
In celebration of Martin Luther King Day, we thought we'd share this photo from Charleen Touchette from 2008 when our CEO Karlene Hunter and president, Mark Tilsen, attended the Realize the Dream Summit in Washington, DC (more...)



1261. Jan 16, 2012
Interesting weather happenings hit Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
Jason Stover, marketing specialist, photos
The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, home of the Tanka Bar headquarters, frequently has its share of snow this time of year and today was no different. Well, except for the earthquake.

Around 6:41 a.m (more...)



1263. Jan 11, 2012
Freezing temps hit Tanka headquarters
Jason Stover, marketing specialist, photos


Our marketing specialist, Jason Stover, sure didn't want to take these photos. Kyle, SD, home of our Tanka Bar headquarters on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, received a bit of snow and ice last night (more...)



1265. Jan 10, 2012
Pine Ridge Oglala Lakota artist's work featured in new Tanka gift baskets
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications

Every artist has a special technique all their own.

Oglala Lakota artist, Sam Two Bulls, uses a style that not only sets his work apart, but also commemorates the richness and power of the buffalo (more...)



1266. Jan 10, 2012
Tanka helps fuel team on visit to Mount Everest
the Tanka Team
Our friends from the Himalayan Stove Project sent us these photos from their base camp on a visit to Mount Everest this year. Tanka helped fuel them while they trekked, took in the views and worked to help provide clean cookstoves to individuals and families living in the Himalayas (more...)



1268. Jan 09, 2012
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for December
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
12.05.11 Great snack for my runner son By Lindsay from Des Moines

Tanka wild sticks are perfect for my cross country runner to toss into his backpack for a lasting snack before practice. He also has celiac disease and I really appreciate something gluten free that is so good and so good for him (more...)



1269. Jan 05, 2012
Tanka product development partner featured in 'Meat & Poultry' magazine
the Tanka Team
Meat artisan and Tanka product development partner Jon Frohling and his family were featured in an article in Meat & Poultry magazine in November. We're very proud that Jon and Stephanie have been part of the Tanka family since the beginning (more...)



1270. Dec 28, 2011
Paleo artist spots Tanka at Whole Foods Market in NJ
the Tanka Team
We really love when we see fans post photos of themselves with Tanka. Especially when they tell us where they got their favorite Tanka products because we don't always know where we are!

Thanks, Jennifer, @JELKCO on Twitter, for tweeting this photo (more...)



1272. Dec 21, 2011
Holiday madness: Tanka crew working feverishly to keep up with basket orders
Jason Stover, photos
It's been a little crazy around the Tanka Headquarters these past few weeks. We've rolled out some new gift baskets and the orders have been rolling in! Now that we're in the homestretch of Christmas week, we thought it would be fun to take some photos of our overworked crew who have been going the extra mile to make sure Santa is able to deliver some tasty Tanka buffalo on time (more...)



1274. Dec 21, 2011
Annual Christmas lunch always means laughter, good food and great gifts at Tanka headquarters
Jason Stover, photos
Every year, we have a Christmas lunch where we share a meal of potluck food and exchange Secret Santa gifts. We have to admit that OUR TEAM is pretty nice about it when marketing specialist Jason Stover pulls out his camera for yet-another-round of photos for our website (more...)



1276. Dec 21, 2011
Tankalicious! REI customers get taste of bison and cranberries as part of special events in Rockville and College Park, MD
Danaj Edmond, photos
Tanka team member Danaj Edmond was busy handing out delicious bites of buffalo this past weekend (Dec. 17-18) to REI customers in Rockville and College Park, MD. We were invited to take part in the stores' annual Customer Appreciation events (more...)



1278. Dec 19, 2011
Tanka makes it into commercial: Don't give a man a gift that sucks
the Tanka Team
You have got to hand it to our retail partner Stateside Man Goods . They created this humorous commercial, which features our Tanka products, as a plea to women everywhere to give their men a gift that doesn't "suck (more...)



1280. Dec 19, 2011
A few tips this holiday season for keeping fit on the road
the Tanka Team
With all of the traveling you may be doing this holiday season, we thought we would share this photo that came from one of our Tanka fans, Sarah Stanley .

She wrote, "How do I keep fit and eat healthy while traveling? Here are two ways!"

What do you do to keep in shape while on the go? Share your ideas at jenicejohnson@tankabar (more...)



1281. Dec 19, 2011
Try this great recipe for Marco's Sweet Tanka Chili
the Tanka Team
Marco Frucht of Connecticut is a poet, songwriter, folksinger and classical guitarist who is a big fan of Tanka Bar. He participated in early test marketing for our products. You can hear his music on his Reverbnation page (more...)



1282. Dec 14, 2011
Happy Holidays from the Tanka Team
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Our shipping specialist, Kelly Hunter, and Eugene Stover, sales specialist and customer care, put up the Christmas tree at headquarters and of course we couldn't let the photo opportunity get away.

This is the Tanka Team in front of the tree along with a few "floating heads (more...)



1284. Dec 08, 2011
Tanka Bar receives a 'Wild Foods' thank you from West Virginia
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
We always appreciate thoughtful letters of thanks and kind words from all over the US. The above 'thank you' note recently came from Edelene Wood and Loretta Garman of the North Bend State Park Nature Wonder Wild Foods Weekend in Cairo, WV (more...)



1286. Dec 06, 2011
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for November
Jason Stover Marketing Specialist
11.05.11 Tanka Bites are Delicious!!!! By Jennifer S.

Every bite is not only delicious, but also transports me back in time almost 40 years, to childhood memories of my father bringing home buffalo and elk (more...)



1287. Nov 29, 2011
Annual Dallas pow wow in 13th year, features local art
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Richland College in Dallas, Texas, recently celebrated its 13th annual Native American Pow Wow. The Dallas Parent Advisory Committee helped bring this event to life full of baked goods, warmth, Native-made art and jewelry and contests (more...)



1289. Nov 18, 2011
Helping the people of Pine Ridge beyond charity
Mark Tilsen, president of Native American Natural Foods
After watching the recent 20/20 television special "Hidden America: Children of the Plains," you might be thinking, "There are poor Indians on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation? Why don't they have a casino?!"

"What can I do?" is the question I have been asked often in the weeks since the airing of the ABC network show in October, which featured the Oglala Lakota children (more...)



1290. Nov 17, 2011
Bridgewater State University explores the Pine Ridge Reservation
the Tanka Team
We always enjoy getting visitors at our headquarters out in Kyle, SD. Today we received guests from Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, MA, who were in town to visit Red Cloud School and Oglala Lakota College on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (more...)



1292. Nov 17, 2011
Sanford Health pays a visit to Tanka headquarters
the Tanka Team
The Tanka Bar team recently played host to special visitors from Sanford Health of North Dakota. It is the largest, rural, not-for-profit healthcare system in the nation.

Victoria Grey Owl, Maylynn Warne and Merrybeth Martin of the The Great Plains Tribal Chairman Health Board discussed the possibility of integrating Tanka Bars into their work via a new grant they received for child obesity with Karlene Hunter, CEO, and Mar (more...)



1294. Nov 16, 2011
Re-member volunteer and Facebook fan enjoys visit at headquarters
the Tanka Team
Our Facebook friend Vicki Karlson of Grand Rapids, MI, stopped by our headquarters recently. She is a part of Re-Member , an independent, non-profit organization on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in SD (more...)



1296. Nov 15, 2011
Team shares Tanka with the world at the Americas Food and Beverage Show and Conference
the Tanka Team
Our CEO Karlene Hunter and Shipping Specialist, Kelly Hunter, have been having a wonderful time at the 15th Americas Food and Beverage Show and Conference this week, located at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Florida (more...)



1298. Nov 10, 2011
Tanka president testifies at Banking Committee hearing in D.C.
the Tanka Team
Mark Tilsen, president of Native American Natural Foods, testified at a Senate Banking Committee hearing today in Washington, D.C., that focused on economic development opportunities and challenges in Indian Country (more...)