Jason Schoch, part owner of Old West Gypsy Market, used a loan from Lakota Funds to start his business and provide visitors with a unique cultural experience to his coffee shop, gift gallery, and farmers market. Read more.
Catlin Clifford is an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. He currently resides in Rockyford, South Dakota. Catlin is a multi-media artist accomplished in songwriting, film, acting, bull riding, painting, and tattooing. Catlin is an "Indian Cowboy," utilizing his knowledge from the cowboy lifestyle and incorporating his Lakota beliefs. His artwork reflects his diverse cultures. He owns and operates, Flying High Leather, which was established in the Fall of 2015. Flying High Leather specializes in custom made rodeo chaps, leather belts, designer bags, and wallets. He was recently awarded a small business loan from Lakota Funds to jumpstart Flying High Leather.