February Drum Workshop

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

Cree8 will be hosting a THREE-DAY drum-making, drumstick & song workshop - February 24, 25 & 26, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Blessing ceremony, smudge and teachings.
Cutting the hide and soaking overnight.

Saturday, February 25, 2017
Drum Making
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Opening prayer and smudge.
Sharing stories, legends & history of the drum.
Making and stringing drums.

Sunday, February 26, 2017
Drumsticks & Songs
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Drumming Circle, Drum Opening Ceremony Potluck Feast
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
All are welcome to attend the Potluck Feast and Grandmother Moon Ceremony.
Please 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, Buffalo, Reindeer, or Goat for the drum face
Black Bear Rawhide – Please add an additional $50 to cover cost difference
Lacing – Rawhide (Precut)
Drum Rounds – 8”, 10”, 12" or 14" Yellow Cedar
Larger Drum Rounds – Please add an additional $50 for 16” or 18” rounds, $75 for 20” or 22” rounds, $100 for 24” or 26" rounds, $125 for 28” rounds, and $150 for 30” rounds to cover the costs of the extra materials required.

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/Person for instruction and materials. Please pre-register:
Online Below or:
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, 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]

February 24, 2017 at 6:30pm - February 26, 2017
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Buy Tickets

$250.00 Drum Workshop Registration
February 24, 25 & 26
$150.00 Larger Drum Size (30")
Additional Materials
$125.00 Larger Drum Size (28")
Additional Materials
$100.00 Larger Drum Size (24" or 26")
Additional Materials
$75.00 Larger Drum Size (20" or 22")
Additional Materials
$50.00 Larger Drum Size (16" or 18")
Additional Materials


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  • Chantal Chagnon
    published this page 2017-01-27 18:26:01 -0700