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Happy Motivational Monday!
Waylon Pahona

This is dedicated to all the strong women out there!

"There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women (more...)



Honoring Healthy Active Natives in 2016
the Tanka Team

We hope you had a great holiday and Happy New Year!

This is a great slideshow our friend Waylon Pahona of Healthy Active Natives put together of all his travels with Tanka last year. Thanks so much for all you do, Waylon!

"2016 has been an amazing year and I wanted to give the biggest thanks to the Tanka Bar Team (more...)



Healthy Active Natives: Believe in yourself
Jenice Johnson Williams, assistant director of marketing

We get weekly motivational posts from our friend Waylon Pahona, a trainer and founder of the Facebook group Healthy Active Natives. Here is this week's!

In order for you to want to do something great it takes brain power (more...)



Tanka among healthy choices in local school vending machine
Jenice Johnson Williams, assistant director of marketing

Students in Little Wound School in Kyle, SD, on our reservation worked together to raise funds to have a healthier vending machine for better snack options. Our Tanka products can now be found in their snack machine as a much better alternative to junk food (more...)



Motivational Monday: Don't be afraid to take chances
Jenice Johnson Williams, assistant director of marketing

On Mondays we plan to bring you a motivational post from our friend Waylon Pahona, a trainer and founder of the Facebook group Healthy Active Natives.

"The creator has blessed us all with gifts we are all born with different traits that make us unique (more...)



Motivational Monday: Stay positive
the Tanka team

Every Monday we plan to bring you a motivational post from our friend Waylon Pahona, a trainer and founder of the Facebook group Healthy Active Natives.

Get up and get out. Don't treat Monday as if it's the worst day of the week (more...)



Motivational Monday: Live life powerfully!
Jenice Johnson Williams, assistant director of marketing


Every Monday we plan to bring you a motivational post from our friend Waylon Pahona, a trainer and founder of the Facebook group Healthy Active Natives.

"Live life powerfully! Be in tune with the drum -- let your heart and soul be filled with strength and pride from the voices of our people (more...)



The family that trains together, stays together
Jenice Johnson Williams, assistant director of marketing

We found the above awesome photo from our friend Waylon Pahona this week on his Instagram, @pahona52

"Awesome night in the gym and I ran into Michelle. I use train her and now she's on her own training with her two boys (more...)



Motivational Monday: Running for Native heritage
Jenice Johnson Williams, assistant director of marketing

Every Monday we plan to bring you a motivational post from our friend Waylon Pahona, a trainer and founder of the Facebook group Healthy Active Natives.

"Jiivik Siiki, a great runner, has taught me and started me on my journey of running long distances (more...)



California nutritionist continues support of Tanka mission
Jenice Johnson Williams, assistant director of marketing

Our friend and certified nutritionist Cate Ritter of Cate's Nutrition Kitchen has shown her support of our products and mission for a few years now. She also works with The LEAN 18 and MTT Performance -- both of which often have events where she shares our products (more...)



Motivational Monday: Going the distance
Jenice Williams, assistant director of marketing

Every Monday we plan to bring you a motivational post from our friend Waylon Pahona, a trainer and founder of the Facebook group Healthy Active Natives.

"James on the left has lost over 100 pounds from running and eating healthy and Ritchie, on the right, ran his first 50-mile run (more...)



Tanka brings smiles on a chilly South Dakota walk/run
Jenice Williams, assistant director of marketing

Check out some of the happy faces who love our products at the University of South Dakota School of Law. We recently donated product to their wellness 5k walk/run honoring Native American Heritage Month (more...)



Tanka makes an impression at 40th Buffalo Stampede
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing and communications





We recently donated some of our Tanka Sticks Apple Orange Peel to the folks at the Buffalo Chips Running Club . The non-profit organization is the oldest running club in Sacramento, CA.

Our products were used to f (more...)



Tanka begins work with Healthy Active Native community
the Tanka Team

Waylon Pee Pahona of Arizona is a personal trainer and popular speaker on health and fitness in the Native community. He is also the founder of the Healthy Active Natives group. We are in the planning stages right now but Tanka is going to work with Waylon to help the HAN community with their goals (more...)



Colorado runner touts the benefits of Tanka products for fitness fuel
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing and communications

Our friend Billy Nelson of Colorado posted this photo on his Instagram at @thebillynelson 
 of he and his Blue Heeler, Trigger , on a recent run. Billy, who is a big fan, stays fueled by Tanka during his runs and is sporting one of our classic T shirts (more...)



Lakota runner shares her love of Tanka products and mission
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing and communications

Native-American runner Jordan Marie Daniel (Lakota) of Washington, D.C., shows her Tanka pride in this great photo she posted on Facebook with our products. She wrote:

"I'm excited to devour after my runs and lifting sessions (more...)



The Sioux Chef: 'Native American foods are the healthiest foods on the planet'
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing and communications

In a modern world, Oglala Lakota chef Sean Sherman pushes himself to remove European influence from his cuisine.

"...all the pieces of this food are so simple - just by doing things you would never find in a normal cookbook or cooking school," Sherman said (more...)



Clean-eating mom chooses Tanka for her son's lunchbox
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing and communications

We are seeing a wonderful trend of busy moms packing their kiddos' healthy lunches with Tanka products and posting photos of them on social media. This photo comes from Nutritional Therapy Practitioner Holly Morello who posted it on her Instagram (more...)



Paleo blogger creates meal boxes for her kids featuring Tanka Bars
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing and communications

The @the_goodie_goodie_foodie , a blogger who follows a clean-eating and grain-free lifestyle, has posted a few great photos on Instagram of her kids' meal boxes which have frequently featured Tanka products (more...)



Runner William Nelson lives life powerfully fueled by Tanka
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing and communications

William Andrew Nelson is a Tanka fan who has been following our social media for some time. He is now promoting the Tanka brand with his fitness goals.

Mr. Nelson attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where he is currently an assistant couch (more...)