Cedar Smoke Ceremony
Bill Voelker of the Comanche Nation performs a traditional Native American blessing ceremony of newly planted trees using cedar smoke and eagle feathers. Fort Sill held a tree planting ceremony as part of the post's four-part plan to recouperate from the massive ice storm of January. Cedar smoke is considered a medicine of protection and is used to bless, cleanse and purify an object.

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