Tatanka Harvest

On November 11, 2017, I attended a Tatanka Harvest at the Thunder Valley Community Development Corp. in Porcupine, South Dakota. Wild bison, or Tatonka as the Lakota called them, once roamed North America in great […]



I traveled to the Jackson Hole area for the solar eclipse on August 21st so I could try to photograph totality. I wasn’t sure if I would get any good shots, but I was excited […]


Victory Day Celebration

Each year, indigenous tribes across America celebrate the Sioux, Cheyenne, and Arapahoe Indians victory over General Custer and his troops at the Battle of the Little Bighorn (Battle of Greasy Grass). In Kiza Park on the […]


When Stars Align

Most days are just like any other day. Last Sunday (July 17, 2016) was like most days, an ordinary day filled with people doing what they ordinarily did. I was just finishing up a photo […]


Bernie Comes to SoDak

On Thursday May 12, 2016 Senator Bernie Sanders visited western South Dakota, visiting first the Pine Ridge reservation and then Rapid City. I attended the rally in Rapid City and took some pictures. I will […]



What is hope? hope \ˈhōp\ noun 1. the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best: to give up hope. 2. a particular instance of this feeling: the hope of […]


Meeting Jim

I have a friend who lives in California named Leah. She grew up in the Black Hills, where I still live, and she looks at the photos I take of her home state. Over the […]