Plains Indians Old Time Clothes and Weaving Practices & Seattle Native Homeless

On today’s program, Cliff& Brandon discuss the Plains Indians and how they lived before the Europeans arrived. Today, we talk Arts & Clothing, including Star Quilts and using porcupine quills instead of beads.

Then, we discuss the rampant homeless problem in Seattle, where Natives make up 1% of the total population, but 6% of the homeless. Is there a way for advocate programs to focus in on helping homeless Natives specifically, and help them connect to their culture while keeping them off the streets at the same time? The answer maybe is yes, as several groups with exactly that focus have now received funding for the first time. Learn all about these topics by downloading and listening to the full audio file right now!

Thanks for listening, and we’ll be back next week with more stimulating Native Talk Radio from

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