July/August 2015 Drum Workshop

Cree8.ca: Drum-making, Drumstick & Songs WorkshopDrum Workshop
Chantal Chagnon and Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes will be hosting a THREE-DAY drum-making, drumstick & song workshop – July 31, August 1 & 2, 2014


Friday, July 31, 2015
King George Masonic Hall
2323 Osborne Cres SW
Drum-Making - 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Blessing ceremony and smudge and teachings.
Cutting the hide and rawhide, and soaking overnight.


Saturday, August 1, 2015
King George Masonic Hall
2323 Osborne Cres SW
Drum Making - 1:30 - 6:00 pm
Opening prayer and smudge.
Stories, legends and history of the drum.
Making and stringing drums.


Sunday, August 2, 2015
Chateau Chagnon, 1940 – 26th Avenue SW
Drumsticks & Songs - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Potluck Feast - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Grandmother Moon Ceremony and Drumming Circle - 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Materials:

Drums
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


Payment:
We humbly request $250/drum for instruction and materials.
Please register online with Paypal Below
By Email Transfer: Stormshadowsong@Yahoo.com
We also accept cheque or money order, mail or drop off to:

Chantal Chagnon
1940 – 26th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2T 1E3

We will have coffee, tea, water, juice, and snacks.  Let us know if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions.
All are welcome to attend the Potluck Feast and Grandmother Moon Ceremony on Sunday, August 2, 2015, at Chateau Chagnon, 1940 – 26th Avenue SW (bring food and dress for the weather).


For additional information or to register, please contact;

Chantal Chagnon – 403–404–7664Chantal@Cree8.ca
Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes – 403–875–4651 – cheryle_chagnon@yahoo.com 

WHEN
July 31, 2015 at 6:30pm - August 03, 2015
CONTACT
Chantal Chagnon · · 4034047664
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$250.00 Drum Workshop Registration
July/August 2015 Workshop
$50.00 Yellow Cedar Drum Round
16", 18", or 20" Larger Round & Additional Materials

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  • commented 2015-07-25 11:26:45 -0600
    Will you be offering another drum workshop in the fall? I’d love to come, but can’t make this one.
  • published this page 2015-07-18 17:06:30 -0600