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Oct 05, 20
Scholarships for BIPOC and marginalized students available
Jason Stover, Marketing Specialist
The following link outlines a number of scholarships that will be awarded during the 2020-2021 school year (with many deadlines in November) or will renew next summer. Click the link and then scroll to the bottom for all of the choices:

Scholarships for BIPOC & marginalized students (more...)

Jul 25, 20
Update: TANKA investor crowdfunding campaign
the Tanka team
Tanka Friends,

We have passed the $50,000 mark and are heading toward the first $100,000 of our goal in our Wefunder campaign. More than 100 of you have decided to join us as investors! Thank you for your support (more...)

Feb 06, 20
Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-op rounds up donations for Tanka Fund
Jenice Johnson Williams, assistant director of marketing and communications
The Tanka Fund gave a big thanks to Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-op customers for rounding up for Tanka Fund in January! They raised $10,441.38 to return buffalo to Native lands, lives and economies! Last week the Mississippi Market staff presented this check to Indian Land Tenure Foundation President Cris Stainbrook and Tanka Fund associate Faye Brown (more...)

Jan 26, 20
Tanka president honored for leadership by the Specialty Food Association
the Tanka team
We are very proud of our president Mark Tilsen! He was just honored for Citizenship by the Specialty Food Association's 2017 Leadership Awards. He received his award this week during the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco (more...)

Sep 28, 20
Native American Natural Foods named 'B Corp Best for the World' honoree
Linda Crider
Native American Natural Foods has been named a "B Corp Best for the World" honoree by the B Corporation.

The list honors businesses that earned an overall score in the top 10 percent of all Certified B Corporations on the B Lab's B Impact Assessment, a rigorous and comprehensive assessment of a company's impact on its workers, community, and the environment (more...)

May 04, 20
Tanka CEO featured in Kiplinger's business magazine as small-business success story
Jenice Johnson Williams, assistant director of marketing
Tanka CEO Karlene Hunter was featured in the Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Read the entire article here: Small-Business Success Story: Native American Natural Foods Inc. (more...)

May 04, 20
Native American Natural Foods keeps growing with Tanka Bar
Jenice Johnson Williams, assistant director of marketing
Our Tanka president Mark Tilsen was interviewed for the Rapid City Journal for a recent article about the brand launching the new Tanka Bar Jalapeno and Tanka Trail products.

Read more here: Native American Natural Foods keeps growing with Tanka Bar (more...)

Apr 27, 20
Important announcement from the president of Native American Natural Foods
Mark A. Tilsen, Sr., President, Native American Natural Foods
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Mar 31, 20
Tanka CEO to be featured in Kiplinger's financial magazine
the Tanka team
Be on the lookout for a profile of Tanka CEO Karlene Hunter and Native American Natural Foods in an upcoming Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine.

The ongoing series, called "Success Stories," will focus on the financial challenges of building a successful business in the middle of a reservation (more...)

Mar 24, 20
Keloland TV in Rapid City visits the Tanka headquarters, features new products
Kevin Fraser, Customer Service
Kevin Woster, a reporter from Keloland TV, came out to our office in Kyle this week to do a story about our loan from Whole Foods .

We gave him a tour of the building and introduced him to all the employees (more...)