To: Yakama Nation and all that helped with Atwai K’amamul (Michael Hert)
From: Hert and Ganuelas Families
Thank you so much for all your helpful, uplifting words, good memories of him, donations, and help throughout this time.
It was awesome to witness the honor he received for all the hard work he has done for his Yakama Peoples (that he always referred to).
If we missed anyone, we apologize.
Special thanks to Chairman JoDe Goudy for officiating and explaining the process of this beautiful tradition of helping him on his journey home. We thank Joe Sherwood for the dressing part of the ceremony and the drummers, hunters, cooks, pallbearers, and all his native brothers, friends, and coworkers.
Thank you very much from our families.