The making of the FNSW Traditional “Staff”

A collective decision was made to make a SD FNSW traditional "Staff" Hank Yamelst was chosen for the job. Greta Brown tracked each step of Hank's work. Below is a download of each step.

School District Pow Wow Traditional Staff 2013 & 2014

Harvesting Sage & Bitter Root



gently digging bitter root


Bitter root plant

ECOmmunity Place Locatee Lands

Around the Fire

Okanagan Song

Western Screech-Owl