July Drum Making Workshop

Cree8.ca: Drum-making, Drumstick & Songs Workshop
Drum Workshop
Cree8 will be hosting a THREE-DAY drum-making, drumstick & song workshop - July 29, 30 & 31, 2016 


Chateau Chagnon
4504 Dalhart Road NW


Friday, July 29, 2016
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Blessing ceremony, smudge and teachings.
Cutting the hide and soaking overnight.

Saturday, July 30, 2016
Drum Making
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Opening prayer and smudge.
Sharing stories, legends & history of the drum.
Making and stringing drums.

Sunday, July 31, 2016
Drumsticks & Songs
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Potluck Feast, Grandmother Moon Ceremony & Drumming Circle
6:30 pm - 8:30 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
Lacing – Rawhide (Precut)
Drum Rounds – 8”, 10”, 12" or 14" Yellow Cedar
*Larger Drums – Please add $50 for 16”, 18” or 20” rounds to cover costs of the additional materials

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 all 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]

Facebook Event:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1631223577195230/

July 29, 2016 at 6:30pm - July 31, 2016
Chateau Chagnon

Buy Tickets

$250.00 Drum Workshop Registration
July 29, 30 & 31, 2016
$50.00 Larger Drum Size
16", 18" or 20" Larger Round & Additional Materials


Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.
  • Chantal Chagnon
    published this page 2016-06-25 03:36:04 -0600