earrings, David Two Sticks Arwood II (Karuk)

David is teaching his daughter Aurora how to make traditional Karuk jewelry; the proceeds from the pieces they sell will be used to help finance Aurora’s coming of age ceremony, the Flower Dance. This ceremony is particularly important as it is believed that the girl’s behavior during these days would influence her destiny throughout life. As part of the ceremony Aurora will make a traditional bark skirt and buckskin dress which will become part of her regalia collection.

So beautiful!

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