Drum Making Workshop on Salt Spring Island

An all-day drum making workshop at a beautiful private home on Salt Spring Island for up to 15 participants. Led by Cowichan musician and artist Hweimtun. Each student will make their own drum; presentation includes ceremonial aspects and the opportunity to try many different drums. Ferry pick up and drop-off available.

Cost $200 includes 14″ deer hide.
For 14″ elk add $50, 16″ deer $50, 16″ elk $100.
For bear, buffalo or seal: add $100.
Proceeds to Pull Together to support First Nations legal challenges to the Kinder Morgan pipeline and tankers project.

About the instructor:

Born and raised in Cowichan by a Coast Salish mother and Hawaiian lineage father, Hwiemtun (Fred Roland) received many teachings of his Coast Salish culture. Through spending many years with elders of his territory, Hwiemtun learned the cultural & spiritual traditions of his ancestors. Through sharing the gifts of oral history, music & ceremony, he has become an intercultural teacher & guide, nurturing transformation among many.

To register email Sivalla Lin: linmarcotte@hotmail.com

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