March Long Weekend Drum Workshop Drum-making, Drumstick & Songs WorkshopDrum Workshop

Cree8 will be hosting a THREE-DAY drum-making, drumstick & song workshop - March 25, 26 & 27, 2016

Chateau Chagnon
4504 Dalhart Road NW 

Friday, March 25, 2016
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Blessing ceremony, smudge and teachings. Cutting the hide and soaking overnight.

Saturday, March 26, 2016
Drum Making
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Opening prayer and smudge. Sharing stories, legends & history of the drum. Making and stringing drums. 

Sunday, March 27, 2016
Drumsticks & Songs
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Potluck Feast, Grandmother Moon Ceremony & Drumming Circle
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
All are welcome to attend the Potluck Feast and Grandmother Moon Ceremony. Bring food to share and dress for the weather.

* We will have coffee, tea, water, juice, and snacks.  Let us know if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions.*

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)

Drum Sticks
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:
  • By Email Transfer:
  • We also accept cheque or money order, mail or drop off to:
          Chantal Chagnon
          4504 Dalhart Road NW
          Calgary, Alberta
          T3A 1B7

If you would like to make payment arrangements, or need sponsorship to attend please contact

If you would like to donate and give someone the opportunity to attend, please contact
Your generous gift would be very much appreciated.

For additional information or to register, please contact;
Chantal Chagnon – 403–404–7664 –

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March 25, 2016 at 4pm - March 27, 2016
Chateau Chagnon
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$250.00 Drum Workshop Registration
Long Weekend - March 25, 26 & 27, 2016
$50.00 Larger Drum Size
16", 18" or 20" Larger Round & Additional Materials


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  • Chantal Chagnon
    published this page 2016-02-12 22:15:49 -0700