Drum Workshop August 2019

Cree8.ca: Drum-making, Drumstick & Songs Workshop

Cree8 will be hosting a THREE-DAY drum-making, drumstick & song workshop - August 2, 3 & 4, 2019

Friday, August 2, 2019
Drum Making
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Blessing ceremony, smudge and teachings.
Cutting the hide and soaking overnight.

Saturday, August 3, 2019
Drum Making
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Opening prayer and smudge.
Sharing stories, legends & history of the drum.
Making and stringing drums.

Sunday, August 4, 2019
Drumsticks & Songs
Drumstick Making
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Drum Opening Ceremony Potluck Feast
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Drum Circle
5:15 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.

Drum Sticks
Sticks - Different sizes and types of wood to choose from
Mitt - Deer Leather/Suede
Batting – Wool
Sinew – For stitching

11950 Country Village Link NE

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:
          Chantal Chagnon
          4504 Dalhart Road NW
          Calgary, Alberta
          T3A 1B7

If you would like to attend only the Drumstick Workshop, Sunday, August 4, the cost for is $25/Drumstick for materials and instruction.

If you would like to make payment arrangements, 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;
          Chantal Chagnon
          [email protected]

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/558608781336105/

August 02, 2019 at 6:30pm - August 04, 2019
Vivo for Healthier Generations
11950 Country Village Link NE
Calgary, AB T3K 6E3
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$250.00 Drum Workshop Registration
August 2, 3 & 4, 2019 (Includes Drumstick Workshop)
$25.00 Drumstick Workshop Registration
Sunday, August 4 (Included w/Drum Workshop)

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