Cree8 will be hosting a 3 Day drum-making, drumstick & song workshop December 16, 17 & 18, 2016
Friday, December 16, 2016
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Blessing ceremony, smudge and teachings.
Cutting the hide and soaking overnight.
Saturday, December 17, 2016
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Opening prayer and smudge.
Sharing stories, legends & history of the drum.
Making and stringing drums.
Sunday, December 18, 2016
Drumsticks & Songs
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Drum Circle, Ceremony & Potluck Feast
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
All are welcome to attend the Drum Circle, Ceremony and Potluck Feast. Please invite Family, Friends and anyone who would love to join us. Bring food to share and dress for the weather.
Rawhide – Deer, Elk, Moose, or Buffalo for the drum face
Drum Rounds – 8”, 10”, 12" or 14" Yellow Cedar
Larger Drum Rounds – Please add $50 for 16”, 18” or 20” rounds to cover costs of the additional materials
Lacing – Rawhide (Precut)
Sticks – Different sizes and types of wood to choose from
Mitt – Deer Leather/Suede
Batting – Wool
Sinew – For stitching
We humbly request $250/drum for instruction and materials.
- Register Online Below
- By Email Transfer: Chantal@Cree8.ca
- We also accept cheque or money order, mail or drop off to:
4504 Dalhart Road NW
If you would like to make payment arrangements, or need sponsorship to attend – or – If you would like to donate in full or part to give someone the opportunity to attend, your generous gift would be very much appreciated.
For additional information or to register, please contact;
*We will have coffee, tea, water, juice, and snacks. Let us know if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions.