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The Okiciyap Quilt Auction

March 25, 2013

The Okiciyap auction quilt.

Click on the image for details on the DK Quilt Guild’s auction to benefit the Okiciyap Food Pantry and Childrens Center.


Northern Cheyenne elders thank St. John’s with quilt

October 19, 2012

Northern Cheyenne elder Clinton Bird Hat blesses a quilt that he and other residents of Heritage Living Center in Ashland gave as a gift Wednesday morning to St. John’s Lutheran ministries. Photo by Clair Johnson

These Northern Cheyenne quilters made a quilt for the St. John’s Lutheran Ministries to thank them for their assistance after a fire drove them from their home. To learn more, click on the image.

Meet Navajo Quilt Maker Susan Hudson

July 13, 2012

Susan Hudson with ‘Stars Among the Shunkaa Wakan’

Click on the image to learn more about Susan Hudson, a Navajo Quilt Maker who shares her stories in her quilts.

Woman started her quilting career while convalescing

February 10, 2012

Click on the image to read the wonderful story of Margaret Zephier a Native American quilter who started quilting to pass the time while recovering from a car accident.

Margaret Zephier

Margaret Zephier recently organized her quilting craft into her own business. Her original designs are just one of the elements of her work that result in high quality, unique and valuable quilts. (Photo: Loretta Sorensen)

North Dakota woman’s quilts honor deceased Indian students.

December 16, 2011

Check out this article in News From Indian Country. Ellen Pfeiffer has been making quilts to honor children who had died away from home in Indian boarding schools.

Ellen Pfeiffer

Ellen Pfeiffer

To read the entire article click here.

Native made quilts!

June 13, 2011

Aanii (Hello) and welcome to the new blog Native Healing Quilts!  Quilts have been used throughout our tribal communities in ceremony, to heal, as gifts and in many other ways.  We look forward to hearing from you and sharing with you how quilts and health impact our tribal communities.


Emily Proctor, MSW

Tribal Extension Educator

Michigan State University Extension