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Native Braids: A grandfather talks about his lifelong struggle with alcohol

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Photo courtesy of Muz Pinnecoose
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Muz Pinnecoose and his grandson Ethan Casias.

Hear this story and others on the Native Braids website.

Muz Pinnecoose talked for more than an hour with his grandson, Ethan. It was a heartfelt and emotional conversation, with many stories, life lessons and tidbits of grandfatherly advice. In this excerpt we hear about Muz’s lifelong struggle with alcohol.

Muz Pinnecoose and Ethan Casias are members of the Southern Ute Tribe.

Pictured above: Muz Pinnecoose and his grandson Ethan Casias.

When to listen on KSUT:
Native Braids episodes can be heard on both Tribal Radio and Four Corners Public Radio at approximately the following times (actual time may vary slightly due to story length):

- Mondays and Wednesdays: at approx 7:50 AM during Morning Edition
- Tuesdays and Thursdays: at approx 5:50 PM during All Things Considered

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