S4E42-NA_Burials

A wrapped body on a scaffold, painting in watercolor. Scaffolds were used by some Native American tribes in the plains as part of their funeral customs, but now the mainstream method is burial. We talk about Native American beliefs in this episode.

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Cooking up fry bread in Alaska

S4E44: Fry Bread and Family

We talk about the important role family plays in Native American communities, learn the history of fry bread and share a poem to celebrate the sacred sun.

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