Cree8.ca: Drum-making, Drumstick & Songs Workshop
Cree8 will be hosting a THREE-DAY drum-making, drumstick & song workshop - June 23, 24 & 25, 2023
Friday, June 23, 2023
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Blessing ceremony, smudge and teachings.
Cutting the hide and soaking overnight.
Saturday, June 24, 2023
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Opening prayer and smudge.
Sharing stories, legends & history of the drum.
Making and stringing drums.
Sunday, June 25, 2023
Drumsticks & Songs
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Drum Opening Ceremony
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 6:00 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
Arts Learning Commons (Under the Stairs by Cafe)
205 - 8 Avenue SE
We humbly request $300/Person for instruction and materials of the full Drum Workshop. (Drumstick Included)
Children are $150 (Drum up to 10") when accompanying a registered Adult.
*Now accepting 20% Calgary Dollars ($60 Calgary Dollars + $240 Federal Dollars)
Please pre-register Online Below
Via Email Transfer: [email protected]
We also accept cheque or money order, mail or drop off to:
220 Hawkwood Boulevard NW
If you would like to attend only the Drumstick and Songs Workshop, Sunday, June 25, the cost for is $30/Drumstick for materials and instruction.
If you would like to make payment arrangements, need partial subsidy, or full 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
Arts Learning Commons
Calgary, AB T2G 0K9
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