Here at Indian Traders, we are extremely proud of the wide array of stunning Pendleton products we offer, from gorgeous Pendleton throws and blankets to unique and beautiful apparel.
Here is just a snapshot of what we offer in terms of Apparel and Accessories… Continue reading
Since 1995 Pendleton has sponsored scholarships to attend tribal colleges in Washington and Montana. The Pendleton Endowment Tribal Scholars has also been founded and funded by Pendleton Woolen Mills to provide scholarships in perpetuity for Native students attending college throughout the United States. The Pendleton American Indian College Fund line of blankets was offered to help fund these endeavors. Continue reading
Pendleton has a line of blankets that they refer to as their Heritage Collection, the Pendleton blankets are old blanket designs which Pendleton brings back from it’s history. Occasionally one of these blankets are retired and another is issued, the lineup as it exists today is 6 blankets as indicated below. Continue reading
The Chief Joseph blanket is the most enduring of the Pendleton blankets today. The Chief Joseph blankets were introduced in the 1920’s and is still being woven today. The blanket pays homage to one of the Northwest’s Nez Perce most famous warriors Chief Joseph. Continue reading
Pendleton blankets have become a standard throughout the world for wool blankets and fabrics. Pendleton Woolen Mills uses 100% Merino wool to fabricate it’s wide array of blankets, clothing and fabrics. When you purchase a Pendleton blanket you are acquiring an item that will last a life time. Continue reading
Late in the 18th century as Europeans were pushing further into North American continent they traded blankets to the Native Americans. These first “trade” blankets were woven in England and imported into the Americas by the Hudson Bay company. The only other blankets available at that time were woven by the Navajo people in the southwestern United States. While the Navajo blanket was highly prized, they were not available to vast numbers of other Native Americans. The reservation system brought an end to Navajo blankets as the traders offered them goods for rugs which they could market back east. Continue reading
April of each year Pendleton Woolen Mills release their new blanket patterns, this year is no different. Below you will see a few of the new patterns of Pendleton blankets that we will be carrying . Continue reading