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1301. Sep 01, 2011
Tanka CEO to be featured on Healthy Rez radio show
Jenice Johnson, marketing and communications manager
Irma Bennett of Rez Radio 91.3 FM interviewed our CEO Karlene Hunter and the show will stream online Sept. 8 on PALA REZ RADIO . "Healthy Rez" covers a variety of subjects important to good health.

On Sept (more...)



1302. Sep 01, 2011
Tanka Spotlight: Littleton Food Co-op
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...)



1303. Aug 30, 2011
Tanka headquarters celebrates milestone
the Tanka Team
Doris Charging Crow was pretty excited to hear that she won a recent office pool at our Tanka headquarters. Doris, our senior bookkeeper, picked the correct date we would hit a very significant milestone in sales (more...)



1305. Aug 30, 2011
Chippewa legislative assistant stops by Tanka HQ
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Kenneth Martin, legislative assistant for Sen. Tim Johnson of South Dakota, paid a visit to our Tanka Bar headquarters last week to take a tour and learn more about our products.

He is from the Bad River Tribe - Chippewa and was raised in the Menominee Tribe (more...)



1307. Aug 24, 2011
Tanka CEO shares the challenges and rewards running a Native business
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Tom Katus, vice president of Dacotah Territory International Visitor Program , brought a tour group for a quick presentation on economic development and businesses in our community on the Pine Ridge Reservation, SD (more...)



1308. Aug 22, 2011
Tanka fan shares her adventures at Sturgis
the Tanka Team
Sturgis is a city in Meade County, SD, and is famous for being the location for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally which takes place the first week of August. The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, home of our Tanka Bar headquarters, sees a fair amount of travelers during Sturgis (more...)



1310. Aug 17, 2011
REI Boulder food testing night with Tanka Bar a success
the Tanka Team
Theresa Halsey represented Tanka Bar at a recent food testing night at REI Boulder. Robb Hiatt, office specialist at the location, raved about her time there in a wonderful letter to our marketing specialist, Jason Stover:

Hello Jason!

Thanks for being a part of our Food Testing Night and thanks for sending Theresa! She did an awesome job! Sarah and I were extremely pleased with the way everything turned out (more...)



1311. Aug 16, 2011
Long overdue visit from social network friend happens at last
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Betty Blodgett, area service coordinator for ONE Spirit , stopped by our headquarters to order some Tanka Bars and to say hello. Betty is a friend from our Facebook page and Twitter accounts.

She said that every time she has chatted with us online, we have asked her to stop by ne (more...)



1313. Aug 14, 2011
The Tanka Bar team enjoys a visit from our friends from Germany
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Our friend Dr. Dirk Rohrbach from Germany stopped by to say hello last week. He brings a tour group every year to learn about our Tanka Bar and its origin of wasna or pemmican.

Dirk's groups are always fun to show around -- I give the tour while he translates (more...)



1315. Aug 11, 2011
Climbing team to journey up Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise money for clean water
the Tanka Team
Kraig Kern of Charlotte, NC, and a few of his friends are about to take on a big adventure in the name of clean water for people around the world. On Aug. 25, the team will travel to Tanzania in eastern Africa to climb Mt (more...)



1316. Aug 09, 2011
Reformed tobacco product wins Tanka Bar Facebook contest
the Tanka Team
We started a weekly contest on our Facebook fan page that takes place every Wednesday. We coined it the "Get over the Hump" contest to give everyone a little boost in the middle of their week. Winners receive various Tanka products (more...)



1318. Aug 08, 2011
Black Hills photographer captures wildlife in Hot Springs, SD
Joe Rainboth, photo
Joe Rainboth of Black Hills State University, regularly posts his professional photos on the Black Hills Facebook page.

Here he captured a pair of burrowing owls.

"Happened upon this pair of Burrowing Owls today, southwest of Hot Springs South Dakota," he wrote (more...)



1319. Aug 05, 2011
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for July
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
07.04.11 tanka bars By melinda from Jacksonville

I'm going to China in August and staying in a rural village to train in Kung Fu and Taiji. I am extremely gluten and dairy sensitive, so I wanted to be prepared with easily packable food to eat, just in case (more...)



1320. Aug 05, 2011
Mardi Gras Zone a place for the eclectic shopper
Jenice Johnson, photos and story
While we were in New Orleans recently for the Smoothie King franchise conference, we took a little time to visit one of our interesting retailers -- Mardi Gras Zone.

Located in the Greater Marigny-Bywater Area of New Orleans, Mardi Gras Zone isn't your typical store (more...)



1321. Aug 03, 2011
Easy Open, Earth-Friendly Tanka FreshPack: Tanka Bars have a new look, even more traditional taste
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
In our ongoing journey to become a more sustainable company with respect for Mother Earth, Native American Natural Foods is proud to announce a new greener and fresher Tanka Bar package.

The new Easy Open, Earth-Friendly Tanka FreshPack captures the original freshness and brightness of the powerful flavors of the Tanka Bar (more...)



1323. Aug 01, 2011
A behind the scenes glimpse of making the Tanka Bar
the Tanka Team
Our president, Mark Tilsen, gives us a raw snapshot of the making of the Tanka Bar from behind the scenes. All Tanka products are 100% natural and we never use preservatives. Pictured here is a close-up of our juicy cranberries (more...)



1325. Jul 29, 2011
Tanka Bar marketing specialist spreads word about social media on Pine Ridge
Photo by Karlene Janis
Our business manager Karlene Janis asked our marketing specialist, Jason Stover, to speak with a class about social networks this week at the Pejuta Haka College Center. He spoke to the class last week as well and had a great experience (more...)



1327. Jul 27, 2011
The Primal Pursuit: Still going strong at week 30ish
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
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...)



1328. Jul 27, 2011
The Primal Pursuit: Week 3
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...)



1329. Jul 22, 2011
Job readiness training on Pine Ridge features Tanka marketing and social media specialist
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Our business manager Karlene Janis asked me to talk with a class about social networks this week at the Pejuta Haka College Center.

I have been working the Tanka Bar's Myspace profile for about a year as well as our Tanka Bar Twitter account for networking (more...)



1331. Jul 20, 2011
Tanka Bar founders named winners of the 2011 SVN Innovation Awards
Jenice Johnson, story, and Jason Stover, photo
We just received word from Social Venture Network that Mark Tilsen, president of Native American Natural Foods, and Karlene Hunter, CEO, are among six winners of the SVN 2011 Innovation Awards ! South Dakota Public Broadcasting's Charles Michael Ray happened to already be at our headquarters today (more...)



1333. Jul 20, 2011
Golf Digest names Tanka Bar a top healthy snack among industry heavy hitters
the Tanka Team
We are excited and proud to announce that Tanka Bar was listed as one of six top nutrition bars in the May 2011 edition of Golf Digest . The magazine, on newsstands next week, contacted four nutritionists to give their expert advice on the best bars on the market for golfers (more...)



1336. Jul 20, 2011
Tanka fans from Colorado spend time at headquarters
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
David Avalos and Branden Cohen from Carbondale, CO, saw our sign for the Tanka Bar office headquarters as they were traveling down the road. They decided to stop in for a visit and see what Tanka is all about (more...)



1337. Jul 18, 2011
Tanka Team enjoys fourth year at the NASFT Fancy Food Show
the Tanka Team
The Tanka Team of CEO Karlene Hunter, President Mark Tilsen, Linda Crider and Danaj Edmond had a great time at the 57th Annual Summer Fancy Food Show in Washington, D.C. last week. It was an opportunity to visit with some of our great retail partners and to meet some new retailers, too!

Produced by the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade in 1955, the Fancy Food Shows are North America's largest specialty food and beverage marketplace (more...)



1338. Jul 15, 2011
Tanka Bites are now a Presidential treat
Linda Crider, director of marketing and communications
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1341. Jul 15, 2011
Native American Natural Foods to be featured on NPR's 'Morning Edition'
Jason Stover, story and photos
Charles Michael Ray, West River News producer at South Dakota Public Broadcasting , stopped by the Tanka Bar headquarters today to interview CEO Karlene Hunter and President Mark Tilsen for an upcoming story for National Public Radio (NPR) (more...)



1342. Jul 12, 2011
Cadillac Jack's retreat group stops by for a Tanka treat
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Former Tanka Bar employee Jason Brave Heart of Resort Entertainment recently led a tour group from Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort (SD, GA, and OK) recently visited some positive sites on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (more...)



1344. Jul 11, 2011
Fruit orchard planting finished on Pine Ridge
the Tanka Team
Our former assistant marketing director, Mark Kenneth Tilsen, took part in planting a fruit orchard on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in S.D., last week. Mark is now the marketing support and cultural coordinator for Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation in Porcupine, S (more...)



1346. Jul 07, 2011
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for June
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
06.03.11 Tanka By kris from indianapolis

Just wanted to say we love your products! Always have been impressed with the taste & enjoy a great snack while backpacking across the USA! We appreciate all you do to bring us this quality, and will continue to support your cause! Thank you for your dedication to quality (more...)



1347. Jul 01, 2011
New orchard latest food sovereignty project for Earth Tipi on Pine Ridge
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Making a difference on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota was probably not the initial dream of a very young Shannon Freed from Palo Alto, CA. As a girl she knew she wanted to help people - as in her passing out the contents of her piggy bank to the homeless (more...)



1348. Jul 01, 2011
Sharing laughs and Tanka at Bay Area REI
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
I had a great time traveling around the Bay Area last month for the REI Anniversary Sale. Several of our Tanka team members offered samples to REI customers around the U.S. and educated staff and shoppers about Tanka products (more...)



1349. Jun 29, 2011
Tanka wins over picky kiddos and buffalo doubters at Seattle REI
Curtis Hembroff, Tanka Warrior
The Tanka Team recently visited several REI locations across the U.S. during the outdoor retailer's Anniversary Sale. Tanka team members offered samples to REI customers and educated staff and shoppers about Tanka products (more...)



1350. Jun 29, 2011
REI Maryland locations show Tanka hospitality, support
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
The Tanka Team recently visited several REI locations across the U.S. during the outdoor retailer's Anniversary Sale. Tanka team members offered samples to REI customers and educated staff and shoppers about Tanka products (more...)



1351. Jun 28, 2011
Skateboarding event in Denver, CO, hopes to bring Native youth together
the Tanka Team
Our friend Walt Pourier, who created our Tanka buffalo runner logo, is president of Stronghold Society which is hosting ONE Gathering Skate For Life at the downtown Denver Skatepark (20th & Little Raven) on July 9 (more...)



1352. Jun 27, 2011
'Better Nutrition Magazine' touts Tanka Dogs as a healthy summer buy
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Better Nutrition Magazine named our Tanka Dogs 100% natural buffalo hotdogs as one of this month's "July Buys."

Published in the July issue and available now in independent natural food stores around the country, the magazine considers our Tanka Dogs as (more...)



1354. Jun 24, 2011
Seward Co-op offers Tanka Bars for a great price: $1.99 for members
the Tanka Team
We'd like to thank Megan Tardiff for sending this photo of our products for sale at Seward Co-op in Seward, MN.

Megan is part of our great sales management team, >&storyid=265955§ionname=Press releases" target="story">IGNITE (more...)



1355. Jun 22, 2011
Tanka founders finalists for SVN Innovation Award
Linda Crider, director of marketing and communications
Mark Tilsen, president of Native American Natural Foods, and Karlene Hunter, CEO, have been named finalists by the Social Venture Network for its prestigious Innovation Award.

Now in its fifth year, the SVN Innovation Awards recognize the most promising social ventures and innovative entrepreneurs working to create a more sustainable world (more...)



1357. Jun 14, 2011
Check out the flyer: Tanka Dog sale at Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
To see a larger version: Natural Grocers Tanka Dog Sale (more...)



1358. Jun 14, 2011
The Part-Time Blog of a Full-Time Indian: The Purpose of Graduation
Gyasi Ross
Published widely in Native American newspapers and websites, Gyasi Ross has kindly volunteered to share his blogs here on TankaBar.com.


"...everything on the earth has a purpose, every disease an herb to cure it, and every person a mission (more...)



1359. Jun 09, 2011
South Dakota women learn to make their health a priority
Tamera Miyasato, Health Educator
As part of National Women's Health Week (May 9-13), the Health Education and Promotion Council sponsored their 2nd Annual Winyan Zanniyan Najinpi Kte (Women Will Stand In Good Health) health fair and workshop (more...)



1360. Jun 07, 2011
Link Wray's Native roots, family were the power source behind his chords
Kara Briggs, American Indian News Service
Link Wray and his Ray Men broke into American pop music in 1958 with a loud guitar riff later characterized as the power chord, and a song that made some radio disc jockeys fearful of violence.

But the Wrays, Vernon, Link and Doug, were no 1950s-era gang members (more...)



1361. Jun 06, 2011
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for May
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
05.05.11 Tanka Bars By Karl from Durant

Tanka bars are incredible awesome. They are moist, delicious, and the hint of cranberry adds a unique flavor to the jerky. This is by far my favorite jerky (more...)



1362. May 26, 2011
Englewood, CO: Serving up Tanka buffalo at REI
Linda Crider, director of marketing and communications
Hannabah Blue, one of our great Tanka Team members in Colorado, gets ready for the stampeding buffalo fans at the REI store in Englewood, CO.

Hannabah handed out samples of Tanka Bars and Tanka Bites Saturday, May 21, during the opening weekend of REI's annual Anniversary Sale (more...)



1364. May 16, 2011
Comanche pow wow in Fredericksburg, TX, returns after 3-year hiatus
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Chappybitty/Quassycheeky Pow Wow in Fredericksburg, TX, commemorates the Meusebach treaty of 1847, made between the German Immigration Company (Verein zum Schutze deutsche Einwanderer in Texas) and the Comanche Nation (more...)



1365. May 12, 2011
Harvard Business School student focuses on Tanka Bar for research project
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Raven Smith (pictured on the left) is Tlingit Native from Alaska in her second year at Harvard Business School. She recently stopped by the Tanka Bar headquarters and met up with CEO Karlene Hunter.

Ms (more...)



1366. May 12, 2011
Dallas, TX: Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers makes East Dallas debut in nostalgic location
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
This week marks the grand opening of Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers in the old Casa Linda Theater building in Dallas, TX. The historical location was once a beloved hot spot for East Dallas residents (more...)



1368. May 11, 2011
Tanka Bar gets top billing at Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers, Casa Linda Plaza, Dallas, TX
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Many thanks to our great retail partner, Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers, for believing in Tanka products! Tanka has the top shelf of the jerky endcap in the snack aisle. You can find this display at their store at:

9440 Garland Rd Casa Linda Plaza
Dallas, TX 75218

214-321-4777
For more information about Olympia Food Co-op: Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers

To find a Tanka retailer near you: (more...)



1369. May 11, 2011
Tanka Spotlight: dans-plan.com
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications


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...)



1370. May 11, 2011
Van Buren, MO: Sun Bear Trading Post shares the taste of Tanka at expo
the Tanka Team
Big thanks to Debbie Cook of Sun Bear Trading Post in Van Buren, MO, for sending this photo of her booth at the May 7 Woman's Expo at Van Buren Community Center. Debbie served up Tanka samples at the event, which she said got a great response (more...)



1371. May 09, 2011
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for April
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
04.04.11 Reordering with thanks By Martha from San Francisco
Hey guys,

I started with Tanka Bars because I have gluten/allergy problems and iffy blood sugar. Sometimes I need to eat something solid fast and it can't be just anything, and these are a perfect emergency food (more...)



1372. May 09, 2011
Tanka Spotlight: Bangtail Bikes & Ski
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications


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...)



1373. May 05, 2011
Olympia Food Co-op shows off our Tanka family of products
the Tanka Team
We'd like to thank Megan Tardiff for sending this photo of our family of products for sale at Olympia Food Co-op-East in Olympia, WA.

Megan Tardiff is part of our great sales management team, (more...)



1374. May 02, 2011
Burn calories while learning the native Tlingit language
the Tanka Team
Tammi Meissner is one of the students from the >&storyid=255637§ionname=Blog:%20In%20Our%20View&commentbox=Y" target="story">Troth Yeddha' Nutrition Project , a Rural Nutrition Services program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, which gives students an opportunity to learn healthy eating and lifestyles while also offering useable college curriculum (more...)



1376. Apr 26, 2011
Tiny future Tanka fans kick back with their older cousin
the Tanka Team
We love when our fans send in photo of themselves sporting our gear. Thanks to Chris for sending us this photo of his family. From left are Minh Anh; Kim Wynne holding Branden and Aiden; and Peter Wynne (more...)



1378. Apr 22, 2011
20/20 associate producer interviews Tanka CEO Karlene Hunter
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
Samantha Wender, associate producer of "20/20," "Primetime" and ABC News Magazines , stopped by the Tanka headquarters yesterday.

Ms. Wender has been working on a story covering the Pine Ridge Reservation for a few months and wanted to include Tanka in the piece (more...)



1380. Apr 21, 2011
California dreaming on such a Tanka Wild day
the Tanka Team
One of Mark K. Tilsen's old friends, Luke, sent us this photo. He humorously calls himself a "quasi vegetarian" because he boasts about our products. Here, he holds up a Tanka Wild Stick in California's Sierra Mountains (more...)



1381. Apr 20, 2011
Tanka Spotlight: Harvest Moon Health Foods
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
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...)



1382. Apr 19, 2011
Documentary highlights Oglala Lakota man's journey returning to traditional diet in 'Good Meat'
the Tanka Team
Indian Country Today Media Network recently reported that the documentary Good Meat is now airing. The film follows Beau LeBeau, a former high school star athlete who topped out at 333 pounds before returning to his traditional Oglala Lakota diet centered on buffalo and regular exercise (more...)



1383. Apr 14, 2011
Golden eagle spreads wings over Washington state
Photo by Dick Raymond
Thanks to Grandpaw Richard for sending us this photo he took of a golden eagle in flight. The golden eagle can maintain territories that may be as large as 155 square kilometres (60 square miles). They are found throughout the Northern Hemisphere and is common in western North America (more...)



1384. Apr 12, 2011
Family is foundation of documentary on NYC's Mohawk ironworker community
Kara Briggs, American Indian News Service
New York -- Reaghan Tarbell never set out to be a New Yorker, or a filmmaker, for that matter.

But eight years ago, this descendant of Mohawk ironworkers moved to New York from the Kahnawake Reserve near Montreal (more...)



1385. Apr 06, 2011
Through art, dance, language, Boxleys breathe new life into Tsimshian culture
Kara Briggs, American Indian News Service
Kingston, WA -- David Boxley is putting designs in red paint on a bentwood box, while his older son, David Robert Boxley, carves alder wood into a beaver face for a helmet commissioned by a Native dance troupe in nearby British Columbia (more...)



1386. Apr 05, 2011
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for March
Jason Stover Marketing Specialist
03.05.11 Tanka Bars By Rhonda from Templeton
I read about these in a Native Peoples Magazine. Tried them. Love them. High protein snacks are part of my current weight loss plan. I will enjoy "dieting" now more than ever! Thanks for such a great product (more...)



1387. Apr 01, 2011
Practical jokes ensue at the Tanka Bar headquarters
the Tanka Team
Seeing how today is April Fools Day, the Tanka Team decided to have a little fun with our marketing specialist, Jason Stover , courtesy of our production manager, >&storyid=250471§ionname=Blog:%20In%20Our%20View&commentbox=Y" target="story">Tonya Hunter (more...)



1388. Apr 01, 2011
CEO Karlene Hunter attends 25th Annual Reservation Economic Summit
the Tanka Team
Karlene Hunter, Native American Natural Foods CEO, is on the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development board. She recently attended the 25th Annual Reservation Economic Summit in Las Vegas, NV (more...)



1390. Mar 30, 2011
Longest Walk 3 continues tradition of fighting diabetes, informing the nation
the Tanka Team
The Longest Walk is a more than 5,000-mile walk across America for diabetes awareness and how it can be reversed by changing diet and lifestyle. The event is now in its third year.

Along with several events and ceremonies, there are community talks along the way that shed light on diabetes and heart disease prevention (more...)



1391. Mar 28, 2011
Dallas ISD students make their mark for the pow wow 2011 season
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
The Dallas Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) hosted its annual student pow wow March 26, 2011 at Raul Quintanilla Middle School in Dallas, TX. Harold Rogers of KNON's Beyond Bows and Arrows , master of ceremonies for the pow wow, often commented on how traditional and impressive many of the participating students performed and carried themselves (more...)



1392. Mar 28, 2011
Rapid City Journal: Tanka team is "tasting success," continuing mission
the Tanka Team
The Rapid City Journal came out to the Tanka Bar headquarters in Kyle, SD, last week and featured the team. Along with providing a timeline of Tanka's success, the article gave an update on where the company is headed and its continued message (more...)



1394. Mar 24, 2011
Tanka team member Eugene Stover shares his sales experience
the Tanka Team
Meet Eugene Stover, a sales and customer care specialist at Tanka Bar. Eugene's responsibilities include making outbound calls promoting Tanka products to new businesses and making follow-up calls when samples are sent (more...)



1395. Mar 24, 2011
Tanka Bar takes in the sights along the Pedernales River in Johnson City, TX
the Tanka Team
Thanks to our Facebook friend, Trenton, for posting these photos of his recent camping trip to Pedernales Falls State Park , located along the banks of the scenic Pedernales River in Johnson City, TX (more...)



1396. Mar 23, 2011
Tanka Spotlight: Ravenswood Natural Health
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications
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...)



1397. Mar 23, 2011
Tanka Bars a hit with all creatures, big and small
the Tanka Team
Larry, a very active Facebook fan, posted this photo of himself and his favorite "mato cikala" (Lakota for "little bear") statue. It appears that the two of them are big supporters of Tanka Bars. Thanks, Larry!

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1398. Mar 22, 2011
Tanka Bar travels from Alaska to Malaysia
the Tanka Team
We'd like to thank the Kung family for sending these photos of little Galvin Kung with the Tanka Bar in George Town, Penang Malaysia. The Kungs journeyed all the way from Alaska to Malaysia and Thailand recently and posted these photos to our Facebook page (more...)



1399. Mar 22, 2011
March 22 is Diabetes Alert Day: Help your family know the risks for Type 2 diabetes
The National Diabetes Education Program
Anybody can develop diabetes, but some people are more at risk than others. For example, if you are American Indian or Alaska Native, and have a family history of diabetes, you are at increased risk for developing the disease, especially if a close family member -- mother, father, brother, or sister -- has diabetes (more...)



1400. Mar 18, 2011
Jodi Bailey first rookie musher to complete Yukon Quest and Iditarod, back to back
Tim Looney, The Loon's Mushing Report
Note: We have been tracking the progress of dog sled racer and Tanka Bar fan, Jodi Bailey, during both her runs at Yukon Quest and the Iditarod. She included Tanka products in her drop off bags at checkpoints for both races (more...)