The Art of Drum Making - VIDEO

Posted on May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Great video on drum-making workshop held at the Ekati Diamond mine in the Northwest Territories. Features Philip and Rosa Huskey of Behchoko, NT. 

The video shows how wood and caribou hide are used to make the drums. It also explains the integral role of the drum in the Tlicho way of life and sense of community, and offers an example of the importance of the oral tradition in Aboriginal culture.

Throughout the video, the elders speak in Tlicho. Subtitles are provided.  See the FULL VIDEO HERE

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