Tanka Bar’s placement on Whole Foods’ shelves is in jeopardy. That’s only driving Native American Natural Foods’ commitment to educate the public about their traditional snacks and to restore the buffalo economy to Native reservations.
“APACHE Skateboards really is a platform for success,” Douglas Miles, founder of APACHE Skateboards, told Native Business Magazine. Miles offers three powerful questions to consider when developing a brand.
When Native American Natural Foods was founded on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in 2007, the company advertised in newspapers. Today, social handles and online media are winning consumer engagement for the producers of the Tanka Bar.
The scale of Eighth Generation’s success is totally unprecedented for a Native-owned business in the arts space. Business has more than doubled each year, and Louie Gong anticipates even bigger strides in 2018.