Native Country Tourism

Call: 406-477-8308

PO Box 792

Lame Deer, MT 59043

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Plains Indians Tour

South Dakota and Montana

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Plains Indians Adventure Tour

Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana

Lakota- Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota

The Plains Indians Adventure Tours are incomparable.  Owned and operated by collaborating Native Americans, we offer cultural authenticity and professional expertise for the education and enjoyment of our guests.
 
The Plains Indians are historically a horse culture– so you will experience horse activities whether it is trail riding*, grooming or equine therapy and training.
 
Although each reservation adventure tour will be unique to the particular landscape, history and cultural identity of your host nation, our guests will have the interesting opportunity to experience and compare certain activities at each location:
 
  • Tour bus and Native guides
  • Traditional Meal
  • Round Dance Lessons
  • Shopping in galleries, gift shops or trading posts
  • Traditional Games
  • Basic Language Instruction
  • Campfire Gatherings
  • Star Knowledge and Storytelling
  • Traditional Art demonstration
 
*Additional fees for optional trail rides and water activities such as canoeing, pontoon boat rides, etc.
Welcome to the land of Notameohmesehetane (Northern Cheyenne) in South East Montana. You are truly in the legendary “Big Sky” country with its broad vistas, forested lands and starry nights!

 

This adventure brings you to a working ranch that is Native Cheyenne owned and operated.  Sharon Small and her family love to host you and share both their Native culture and western lifestyle.

We will bring in the ancestors of brave Cheyenne warriors and each of these special guests will share the stories that were passed down to them by their predecessors.

Guests will have the opportunity take part in tours, cultural demonstrations and activities and recreational activities. For additional fees, guests may also take scenic horseback rides on the ranch or boat rides on the beautiful Tongue River Reservoir.

 

You will have various sleeping options ranging from:

  •  “Tipi rustic”- bring all your own bed gear

  • “Comfy Rustic”- mattresses and bedding provided

  • Twin Bed in the Cheyenne Country Lodge where guest showers and camp kitchen are located.

 

In addition to exploring the ranch, guests will take motorized tours to:

  • Big Horn Battlefield

  • St. Labre

  • Deer Medicine Rocks

  • Rosebud Battle site

  • Tongue River Reservoir

  • Vore Buffalo Jump

Check In Day

 

Pick up guests at our specified location.

Transport guests to camp

Guests can get situated into lodging accommodation

Meet and Greet event.

 

Adventure Day 1

Morning prayer (elder)

Hearty Ranch breakfast

Begin motorized tour of the Northern Cheyenne Reservation historic landmarks

  • Deer Medicine Rocks

  • St. Labre

  • Rosebud Battle Site

 

Lunch (sack lunch) at the Crazy Heads

Transport back to camp

 

Relax or Reservoir or Ride- You Choose!

Ranch Style Dinner

Campfire and Cultural Activity-Star knowledge stories

Guests may choose to take part in evening horseback ride (1 hour) or take a boat ride on the Tongue River Reservoir @ $75.00 per person

Adventure Day 2

Morning prayer (elder)

Ranch Breakfast

Transport guests to Crow location

Lunch at Battle of the Little Big Horn

Guided tour of The Battle of the Little Big Horn

Return to Cheyenne Country camp

 

Traditional Dinner and relaxation time or casual recreation

Cultural Activity-Round dance songs

 

Departure Day

Light breakfast

Break camp

Transport guests to drop-off point

Welcome to the land of the Sicangu Oyate (Lakota) people on the Rosebud Reservation in South Central South Dakota. Our people, our culture and our lands are beautiful. This is a photographer's dream!

 

This adventure brings you to Tiwahe Wicoti "Family Camp" where you will be hosted by the trained staff of Lakota Youth Development, a Native non-profit organization.  This "Cultural Tourism" program is a social enterprise that helps fund programs for local youth.

We have a commercial kitchen, recreation areas, equestrian program and covered picnic areas.

Guests will have the opportunity take part in tours, cultural demonstrations and activities and recreational activities. For additional fees, guests may also take scenic horseback rides on the reservation or boat/canoe rides on the Missouri River.

 

You will have various sleeping options ranging from:

  •  “Tipi rustic”- bring all your own bed gear

  • “Comfy Rustic”- mattresses and bedding provided

  • Twin Bed in the campground bunkhouse near showers and bathrooms

In addition to enjoying Lakota experiential activities, we plan guided tours to Bear Butte and Crazy Horse Memorial. During leisure time, you may enjoy a hike or quiet walk through our restoration gardens which feature traditional medicinal and edible plants. This is also beautiful country for nature photography.

 

Check In Day

 

Pick up guests at our specified location.

Meal and shopping in Rapid City, S. Dakota

Transport guests to camp

Guests can get situated into lodging accommodation

Meet and Greet event

 

Adventure Days- General Agenda

Morning prayer (elder)

Hearty Camp breakfast

Lakota Experiential activities or motorized tour

"Make and Take" Lakota crafts

Lunch

Transport back to camp

 

Relax or River or Ride- You Choose!

Ranch Style Dinner

Cultural Activity

Nightly campfire with songs, storytelling, star knowledge and round dance lessons.

Guests may choose to take part in evening horseback ride (1 hour) or take a boat ride on the Missouri River @ $75.00 per person

 

Departure Day

 

Light breakfast

Break camp

Transport guests to drop-off point

PLEASE NOTE:
Package prices do not include airfare, tips, souvenirs, activity admission fees, travel insurance or other travel incidentals.