Unreserved’s Tuesday Teaching – Women’s Traditional Skirts

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown March 16th, 2017 Last Updated on: March 16th, 2017

CBC Radio's Unreserved with Rosanna Deerchild is back with another Tuesday Teaching video.

In this video they talk about the skirt, where it comes from and the connection to Mother Earth.

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Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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Paul G

Thank you for posting the teachings behind the wearing of the Ribbon and Fringe Skirts. I have made several skirts not only for myself but for other native women from different tribes. By watching the videos that Tala Tootoosis have made and she made it appeared fun and easy and that inspired me!


Beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing ❤️

Tala Tootoosis

thank you so much, i submitted pictures of myself in skirts it was cool to see in the videos and hear the kokum teachings


Hi thank you for posting your beautiful videos. You have inspired me greatly! I have made at least five skirts and still working on three more. I have received a lot of compliments making them andI try to explain why they are made the way they are. After watching Skirt Teachings, I now have the full explanation of why the skirts are made the way they are.

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