We are SO excited to share our conversation with Herb Welsh, a Native American flute carver and flautist in our latest Storytelling Podcast episode. Esteemed Native American flute player and carver Herb Welsh out of Wyoming, and of the Northern Arapaho tribe, graces us today. Rural living, rez life, and sundry are on the topics today.
Herb Welsh is a Northern Arapaho tribe member, Elder, and esteemed Native American flute maker who spent 35 years as a professional carpenter. Learn about some of the intricacies of making sacred flutes, how the material is chosen, and its cultural significance to the Northern Arapaho. We also talk about about rez life then and now, how its changed over the decades.
To view some of Herb’s incredible craftsmanship – visit his Facebook page.
You can also learn more about the Northern Arapaho Tribe here.