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Log Drum
Kwakwaka'wakw First Nation shaped from a solid log of red cedar Used by a team of skilled singers at the potlatch ceremony. These singers practice for many hours to learn the special songs that have been composed the Chief's potlatch ceremony.


 

About Drums
Stories
Drum Culture
Travel the map from the Plains to the Northwest forests to discover the origins of the many different drums of the First Nations.
The Earth World
Tailfeather Woman
Crow Water
Building a Drum
Learn how to make the basic frame drum of the Aboriginal Nations.
The Creation
The Ojibwe creation story richly illustrated.

 

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