• Eagle Drum & Beater

    Kevin Daniel Cranmer

    $3,200.00 CAD

    Hide, Acrylic paint, Yellow Cedar, Leather

    Drum: 20 x 20 x 3″

    Beater: 19 x 2.5 x 1″

    The drum is considered one of the main percussive instruments, along with the rattle, which was used in traditional Northwest Coast ceremonies and cultural events. Its beat provides the basis from which dances, songs and oral histories are performed during a Potlatch.

    The intelligent Eagle symbolizes status, power, peace and friendship.

  • Chilkat Raven Drum

    Henry Green

    $4,800.00 CAD

    Hide, Acrylic paint, Sinew with Yellow Cedar wood frame

    Maple wood base is an extra cost, please inquire for more details

    Drum only: 21 x 21 x 2″

    Drum including base: 22.75 x 20.5 x 5″

    The drum is considered one of the main percussive instruments, along with the rattle, which was used in traditional Northwest Coast ceremonies and cultural events. Its beat provides the basis from which dances, songs and oral histories are performed during a Potlatch.

    Chilkat references the beautiful blankets originally created by the Chilkat tribe near Alaska. These intricate blankets were created only by those noblewomen in the community who had the inherited right to do so.

  • Chilkat Raven, Frog & Bear Drum with Raven & Light Beater

    Kevin Daniel Cranmer

    $2,800.00 CAD

    Hide, Acrylic paint, Sinew, with Yellow Cedar wood, Copper, Abalone and Leather Beater

    The drum is considered one of the main percussive instruments, along with the rattle, which was used in traditional Northwest Coast ceremonies and cultural events. Its beat provides the basis from which dances, songs and oral histories are performed during a Potlatch.

    Chilkat references the beautiful blankets originally created by the Chilkat tribe near Alaska. These intricate blankets were created only by those noblewomen in the community who had the inherited right to do so.

  • Killerwhale Drum

    James Sawyer

    $2,500.00 CAD

    Hide, Acrylic paint

    The drum is considered one of the main percussive instruments, along with the rattle, which was used in traditional Northwest Coast ceremonies and cultural events. Its beat provides the basis from which dances, songs and oral histories are performed during a Potlatch.

    The Killerwhale is an important crest symbol, associated with family, power, strength, dignity and communication.

     

  • Thunderbird Drum

    Maynard Johnny Jr.

    $2,400.00 CAD

    Elk hide, Sinew, Acrylic paint

    The drum is considered one of the main percussive instruments, along with the rattle, which was used in traditional Northwest Coast ceremonies and cultural events. Its beat provides the basis from which dances, songs and oral histories are performed during a Potlatch.

    The Thunderbird is a supernatural, mythical creature that lives high in the mountains and feeds on Killerwhale. It’s been aptly named for the thunder that rolls off its wings and lightening comes from its eyes when it flies.

     

  • Salmon Drum

    lessLIE Sam

    $1,800.00 CAD

    Deer hide, Sinew, Acrylic paint

    The drum is considered one of the main percussive instruments, along with the rattle, which was used in traditional Northwest Coast ceremonies and cultural events. Its beat provides the basis from which dances, songs and oral histories are performed during a Potlatch.

    Salmon are honoured and celebrated by all coastal peoples: the fish serves as a powerful symbol of regeneration, self-sacrifice and perseverance.

     

     

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