Hoka! Coffee gets off the ground in Pine Ridge


Some people are lucky enough to find a job that stimulates their passions, Sharice Davids just happens to be one of those people.

Sharice’s recently created a coffee company on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Taking inspiration from the Lakota language she decided to name her company Hoka! Coffee...

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Michaud, David. "Hoka! Coffee gets off the ground in Pine Ridge." Native Sun News. September 3, 2013. Article. (http://www.indianz.com/News/2013/010975.asp, accessed June 1, 2023)

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