This Song is a Museum: The ndn artist's paintbrush

Physical description

Wooden drumstick with a heavily beaded handle, with a white fur tip. The shaft is decorated with tightly packed rows of small clear plastic beads, with the base of the handle covered in rawhide, wrapped with sinew. The top half of the fur tip has been darkened with black ink. There is a circular metal loop screwed into the end of the handle.