A Native pride campaign this week encourages people to wear their traditional moccasins. The Rock Your Mocs idea is meant to spread awareness of Native cultures by sparking conversations. We take you to several Native communities to find out how different moccasins are made and what they mean to those who wear them. Are you wearing your moccasins?
Jaylyn Atsye (Laguna Pueblo) – founder of Rock Your Mocs started this in 2011
Melissa Sanchez (from Acoma Pueblo and Laguna Pueblo) – producer at Emergence Productions.
Bernard Lewis (from the Pueblo of Acoma) – moccasins maker
Cynthia Erickson (Athabascan and Yupik) – founder My Grandma’s House, a youth wellness group
Break music: Unity (song) Native Roots (artist) Most High (album)