Let’s explore a Native American tradition today and create a Talking Stick. Talking Sticks are used by many Native American tribes when they have council meetings, specifically tribes in the Northwest. The idea of the Talking Stick is to respect each other’s opinions and viewpoints during important meetings where things are discussed, or agreements need [...]
The people responsible for holding any type council meetings were required to make a Talking Stick specifically for the event. Talking sticks were therefore made from carefully selected materials that had a special meaning and significance to the maker.