GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — Pioneer PBS’s Postcards program will characteristic horse driving youth from Morton, cooks and Santa lovers from Madison, and a tattoo artist from St. Cloud on Thursday, February 11 at 7 p.m. The episode can be rebroadcast on Sunday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m. and on Monday, February 15 at 1:30 p.m. The tales will even be out there for on-line viewing by the station’s web site: www.pioneer.org/postcards.
Teacher Gianna Eastman and college students Tala Burnes, Leah Mckee and Aiyana Redday are individuals within the Ṡuƞkṭáƞka Wic̣ayuhapi (They Take care of the Horses) program sponsored by Dakota Wichohan in Morton. Its mission is to nurture the imaginative and prescient and potential of Native youth by educational enrichment, management improvement and the Dakota horse custom. “We’re reclaiming our reference to the horses as a result of to the Dakota individuals, Lakota individuals, all of the Plains Indians, the horses had been very important to our ancestors,” Eastman stated.
The Tuckett household of Madison likes to prepare dinner. Cheri has fond reminiscences of cooking along with her mom which she handed to her 15-year-old son Isaiah, who turned his love for making cupcakes right into a enterprise that earned sufficient to take his complete household to Disney World. Isaiah’s father Dan was impressed within the artwork of meat grilling by his mom and now has a aspect gig of his personal as an award-winning rib grasp in his adopted hometown. “It’s a enjoyable approach to be collectively within the kitchen and simply take pleasure in one another’s firm,” stated Cheri Tuckett.
Licensed physique artist Benny Bonnema grew up in New London and now lives in St. Cloud the place he creates extremely detailed, custom-made tattoos. “It is opened up my eyes,” Bonnema stated of his 16-year profession as a tattoo artist. “It is not the identical form of clientele coming in day by day. It is not a sure group of those that get tattooed. Everyone’s getting tattooed.”
The ultimate section of this system is a tour of Santaland, which has been a seasonal attraction situated upstairs of Heather Nursery in downtown Madison since 1986. Karin Moen, Christmas Committee co-chair of the Madison Chamber of Commerce, tees up this tour of the fantastical world of Christmas in its present incarnation as envisioned by Nate Kells again in 2010.
The award-winning Postcards is produced by Dana Conroy with videography and enhancing by Kristofor Gieske and Ben Dempcy. This system is made potential by contributions from the voters of Minnesota by a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Manufacturing sponsors for this system embody Shalom Hill Farm, Explore Alexandria Tourism and the Lake Region Arts Council.
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