Workshops

All workshops start with a traditional smudge, prayer, and giving thanks for the materials provided and for the people gathered to learn and teach. We offer workshops on traditional crafts, culture and teachings including:

  • Drumming & Singing
  • Hand Drums & Drum Sticks
  • Smudging & Medicine Wheel Teachings
  • Medicine Bags
  • Traditional Storytelling
  • Iniskim/Buffalo Story Stones
  • Rattles
  • Dreamcatchers
  • Métis Fingerweaving
  • Kairos Blanket Exercise
  • Cultural Connectivity
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Drum Circles

Cree8 also offers group workshops to community organizations, church or religious gatherings, schools, corporations and other groups. Workshops can be used for:

  • Drumming & Traditional Songs
  • Kairos Blanket Exercise
  • Community Outreach
  • Learning
  • Team Building
  • Healing
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • New Diverse Experiences
  • and much more...

For additional and more detailed information, or to book a workshop, please contact us. Rates are based on materials and a sliding scale for affordability. Please contact us for additional information on our group rates.

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Upcoming Events


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Drum Making Workshop

Heritage Park will be hosting the next Drum Making Workshop over the Labour Day Long Weekend. They will be catering the meals and offering an incredible space and spin on the usual workshop. Here is the info:


Previous Workshops


Cree8.ca: Drum-making, Drumstick & Songs Workshop
December 8, 9 & 10, 2017
Incredible weekend with wonderful friendships developed. We shook Vivo with our drum circle, what a brilliant way to open up the drums voices. Thank you to everyone who joined us to make such an awesome weekend.

Dreamcatcher Workshop
Saturday, December 16, 2017 
Stunning and meaningful Dreamcatchers were created, what an inspiring and beautiful workshop. Thank you to everyone who made the workshop meaningful.

Medicine Wheel Teachings & Medicine Bag Workshop
Sunday, December 17, 2017 
Unique medicine bags were created with the medicines to fill them for the journey ahead. Thank you for all those who shared in this healing experience. 

Drum Workshop and Drumstick & Songs Workshop
Calgary - February 24, 25 & 26, 2017 
Lots of laughter, tears and very powerful healing drums created. Very thankful for everyone who made the weekend warm, welcoming and wonderful. Chi Megwetch everyone!

Drum Workshop and Drumstick & Songs Workshop
Calgary - 
March 11, 12 & 13, 2016
Thank you to the fantastic people who helped us break in our new home. Amazed we fit everyone in, comfortably and with so much space to learn and grow together. We will definitely be hosting another workshop in the summer when Chantal is back in action.

Métis Fingerweaving Workshop - Introduction & Advanced
Calgary - 
February 27 & 28, 2016
Fantastic workshop in our new home. Lots of great conversations, laughter, and colourful designs. Looking forward to even more advanced levels in the summer or fall.

Drum Workshop and Drumstick & Songs Workshop
Calgary - December 18, 19 & 20, 2015
Such powerful drums and so much laughter. Thankful for everyone who attended and the new friendships that grew out of this inspiring weekend.

Métis Fingerweaving Workshop - Introduction & Advanced
Calgary - 
December 12 & 13, 2015
Thank you to all the people who attended both workshops. A special thank you to Matt Hiltermann for leading two fantastic classes. Looking forward to another Beginner Workshop and Advanced Level Classes next year.

Dreamcatcher Workshop
Calgary - 
December 11, 2015
Challenging workshop with beautiful creations and lots of learning. Next Dreamcatcher workshop will be broken up into two days, look for the next workshop in March.

Drum Workshop and Drumstick & Songs Workshop
Calgary - October 16, 17 & 18, 2015
Such incredible drums with so much distinction in both sound, strength and spirit. The connections between people and the drums will resonate within all of us. So thankful for everyone sharing and growing together.

Drum Workshop and Drumstick & Songs Workshop
Calgary - July 31, August 1 & 2, 2015

Powerful drums created under an amazing sky. Thank you to all the strong and diverse people who created such beauty and resonance within their drums.

Drum Workshop and Drumstick & Songs Workshop
Calgary - February 20, 21 & 22, 2015

Thankful for everyone who made unique and powerful healing drums. Everyone was so helpful and encouraging building not only amazing drums, but incredible friendships and community.

Drum Workshop and Drumstick & Songs Workshop
Calgary - 
May 16, 17 & 18, 2014
Thank you to the fabulous men that birthed their drums. There was lots of strength in those drums and in the entire experience. Bear Spirits filled the class, we were so blessed, Hiy Hiy!

Métis Fingerweaving Workshop - Introduction & Advanced
Calgary - 
February 15 & 16, 2014
Thank you to all who travelled from near and very far to attend. It was fantastic to learn and share together. Looking forward to more workshops in the spring.

Drum Workshop and Drumstick & Songs Workshop
Calgary - 
January 31, February 1 & 2, 2014
Thank you to the incredible people who participated. It felt like family coming together, what a warm and healing experience. We will definitely be hosting another workshop in the spring.

Métis Fingerweaving Workshop
Calgary - 
January 25, 2014
Thank you to the fantastic folks who attended the workshop filled with laughter and learning. A special thank you to Matt Hiltermann for leading a great class. Looking forward to another Beginner Workshop and Advanced Level Classes this year.

Drum Workshop and Drumstick & Songs Workshop
Calgary - 
December 13, 14 & 15, 2013
What a wonderful way to end the year. Thank you to the amazing and inspiring people who shared the experience.

Drum Workshop and Drumstick & Songs Workshop
Calgary - 
October 11, 12 & 13, 2013
Thank you to everyone who participated in the October workshop. It was an incredible group and we created some incredibly strong drums. Thank you again.

Drum Workshop and Drumstick & Songs Workshop
Edmonton - August 3 & 4, 2013 
Thank you to everyone who made the Edmonton workshop a huge success.
We were even featured on CTV Edmonton.

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