March Long Weekend Drum Workshop Drum-making, Drumstick & Songs WorkshopDrum Workshop

Cree8 will be hosting a THREE-DAY drum-making, drumstick & song workshop - March 25, 26 & 27, 2016

Chateau Chagnon
4504 Dalhart Road NW 

Friday, March 25, 2016
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Blessing ceremony, smudge and teachings. Cutting the hide and soaking overnight.

Saturday, March 26, 2016
Drum Making
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Opening prayer and smudge. Sharing stories, legends & history of the drum. Making and stringing drums. 

Sunday, March 27, 2016
Drumsticks & Songs
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Potluck Feast, Grandmother Moon Ceremony & Drumming Circle
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
All are welcome to attend the Potluck Feast and Grandmother Moon Ceremony. Bring food to share and dress for the weather.

* 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
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

We humbly request $250/drum for instruction and materials.

  • Register Online:
  • By 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 make payment arrangements, or need sponsorship to attend please contact [email protected]

If you would like to donate and give someone the opportunity to attend, please contact [email protected]
Your generous gift would be very much appreciated.

For additional information or to register, please contact;
Chantal Chagnon – 403–404–7664 – [email protected]

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March 25, 2016 at 4:00pm - March 27, 2016
Chateau Chagnon
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$250.00 Drum Workshop Registration
Long Weekend - March 25, 26 & 27, 2016
$50.00 Larger Drum Size
16", 18" or 20" Larger Round & Additional Materials


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  • Chantal Chagnon
    published this page 2016-02-12 22:15:49 -0700