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High Silver Prices Affect Native American Artists

By Claudine LoMonaco

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Flagstaff, AZ – Global markets have pushed silver prices to record highs. For Native American silversmiths, the increase is having a very local effect. The spike is threatening not only their livelihoods, but also part of their cultural heritage. Arizona Public Radio's Claudine LoMonaco reports.