Wasna or pemmican, a traditional Native recipe of dried buffalo meat and cranberries, has long been a mainstay in Lakota culture. No one knows the name of the first Lakota to make wasna, but the basics of preparing the dish have been passed down, generation to generation. Today, you can try wasna by enjoying a Tanka Bar. Join Lisa & Arlo Iron Cloud and Dawn Sherman, CEO of Native American Natural Foods, for a demonstration of the traditional process of making wasna and learn more about the role of wasna in the Lakota Nation’s history and future.
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