Cree8.ca: Drum-making, Drumstick & Songs Workshop
Cree8 will be hosting a THREE-DAY drum-making, drumstick & song workshop - February 8, 9 & 10, 2019
Friday, February 8, 2019
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Blessing ceremony, smudge and teachings.
Cutting the hide and soaking overnight.
Saturday, February 9, 2019
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Opening prayer and smudge.
Sharing stories, legends & history of the drum.
Making and stringing drums.
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Drumsticks & Songs
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Drum Opening Ceremony & Potluck Feast
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
All are welcome to drumming
*Everyone is Welcome for the Drum Circle. Additional Drums and percussion will be available to play.
*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
Lacing – Rawhide (Precut)
Drum Rounds – 8”, 10”, 12" or 14" Yellow Cedar
Larger Drum Rounds of 16", 18", 20", 22", 24", 26", 28" and 30" are available upon request for an additional cost to cover materials, please contact Chantal for further information.
Sticks - Different sizes and types of wood to choose from
Mitt - Deer Leather/Suede
Batting – Wool
Sinew – For stitching
205 - 8 Avenue SE
We humbly request $250/Person for instruction and materials of the full Drum Workshop.
Please pre-register Online Below
Via Email Transfer: [email protected]
We also accept cheque or money order, mail or drop off to:
4504 Dalhart Road NW
If you would like to attend only the Drumstick Workshop, Sunday, February 10, the cost for is $25/Drumstick for materials and instruction.
If you would like to make payment arrangements, need sponsorship to attend
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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;
205 8 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2G 0K9
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