Beaded Dance staffs with Ernie Michell


Ernie Michel describes some of his journey through life and how important it is to find balance and maintain that balance in everything you do. There is deep spiritual meaning to everything Ernie creates with his beading and he relates how the ancestral teachings have influenced his artistry and everything he does in life. He shows the designs that came to him while beading Dance Staffs for his family and friends. Ernie’s beading talents extend to intricate applique work and incorporating beautiful beadwork designs on Regalia.