Leah Hargrove: Establishing Roots & Relationships

Leah Hargrove: Establishing Roots & Relationships

by Paula Redmann  | Photography: Lea Black Photography Being part of a community is essential to being human. Just ask Leah Hargrove. Her childhood, her education, and her experiences have all led Leah to Bismarck, North Dakota and to the launch of Bismarck Global...
Dolly Dakota: Warrior

Dolly Dakota: Warrior

by Marci Narum  |  Photography: Photos by Jacy Culture: Anthropology; the sum total of ways of living built up by a group of human beings and transmitted from one generation to another. “I’m 39 and holding!” Dolly Dakota leans back in her chair outside a Bismarck...
Comforts of Home: Diversity on the Shelf

Comforts of Home: Diversity on the Shelf

Article and Photos by Amber (Schatz) Danks Imagine moving from a country like Mexico, Japan, or Kenya to a community where the people are mostly of northern European descent. It might be difficult to feel at home there, or to even find your comfort foods. But in...
New Americans Services: Finding a New Home in North Dakota

New Americans Services: Finding a New Home in North Dakota

by Kylie Blanchard Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota (LSSND) is the only federally recognized and approved refugee resettlement organization in North Dakota. Since 1948, LSSND’s New American Services have helped refugees in building a new life in North Dakota....
Recipes: Stories With Flavor

Recipes: Stories With Flavor

Article and Photos by Pam Vukelic A recipe is a story. So says Heid E. Erdrich in “Original Local,” a book about indigenous foods of the upper midwest. A favorite story is that of the Three Sisters: corn, beans, and squash. When eaten together they provide nearly...