A rare Nuu-chah-nulth Sisuitl Dance Wand and Display Stand 19th Century used in the lightning snake dances. Painted in great old and original pigments. The wand shows appropriate wear consistent of great age.
Artist: Nuu-chah-nulth unknown.
Cedar: 40”L x 5 ¼” x 2/3”
Reference: 1001 Curious Things, page 12. A postcard from the early years shows a similar wand for sale.