October Drum Workshop

Cree8.ca: Drum-making, Drumstick & Songs Workshop
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Cree8 will be hosting a THREE-DAY drum-making, drumstick & song workshop - October 21, 22 & 23, 2016

Cree8 Calgary
4504 Dalhart Road NW

Friday, October 21, 2016
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Blessing ceremony, smudge and teachings.
Cutting the hide and soaking overnight.

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Drum Making
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Opening prayer and smudge.
Sharing stories, legends & history of the drum.
Making and stringing drums.

Sunday, October 23, 2016
Drumsticks & Songs
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Potluck Feast, Grandmother Moon Ceremony & Drumming Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
All are welcome to attend the Potluck Feast and Grandmother Moon Ceremony. Please bring food to share and dress for the weather.

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/Personfor instruction and materials. Please pre-register:
Online Below:
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 – 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]

*We will have coffee, tea, water, juice, and snacks.  Let us know if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions.

October 21, 2016 at 6:00pm - October 23, 2016
Cree8 Calgary, 4504 Dalhart Road NW, Calgary, AB, T3A-1B7
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$250.00 Drum Workshop
October 21, 22 & 23, 2016
$50.00 Larger Drum Size - 16", 18" or 20"
Additional Material Costs
$25.00 Drumsticks & Songs Workshop
October 23


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  • Chantal Chagnon
    published this page 2016-09-28 13:19:19 -0600