Artists who turn their passion into a business venture can find it a challenge. They need to figure out the details and skills that go into making a profit. The Keya Foundation in Eagle Butte on the Cheyenne River Reservation is helping local artists develop those skills.
Paulette Eagle Staff Red Dog walks past art projects hanging off vibrant, turquoise walls. She stands in front of a small framed white dress that belonged to her mother.
“My mother born in 1934 and they made this for her when she was about 2 years old. Her grandmother made it for her.”