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Bright Lights, Green Sights: Mark Tilsen, Native American Natural Foods

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Tuesday March 28, 2017, 4:30 p.m. — 6:00 p.m.
Sage Hall, Bowers Auditorium

Join us for an exploration into a social and environmental enterprise that catalyzed buffalo conservation livelihoods and the economic development of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Mark Tilsen, president and co-founder of Native American Natural Foods (which produces Tanka Bar), will be on campus to share his insights on business strategies for community development and his continued plans for reshaping the future.

4:30-5:00pm Screening of Buffalo Returns, a story of a social and environmental enterprise that changed a Lakota reservation

5:00-6:00pm Dinner and conversation with Mark Tilsen


This series features underrepresented entrepreneurs as they reflect on their endeavors and discuss opportunities for sustainable value creation: Bright Lights Green Sights.