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Traditional Elk-hide on Cedar, Drum-Making Workshop

Option 1:

Is a 2-day all-inclusive workshop that can accommodate up to 10 students. $350/person.

 

Participants will learn how to create a full drum and tom-tom from raw materials. Before every workshop, David hand-builds the drum rounds using red cedar and prepares the elk hides in the traditional manner. Bear grease that he has rendered will be used to finish the drums.

David emphasizes the importance of traditional art forms in our economy, ecology, and relationship with the land. He also shares his knowledge of traditional hunting practices, hide tanning, and the respectful processing of animals (such as eagles and bears) used in sacred ceremonies. David shares this wisdom through his workshops, encouraging meaningful discussions.

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Drums are ancient tools for grounding and connecting with higher frequencies. They help individuals unlock a deeper spiritual and emotional connection to themselves and others. The vibrations they produce bring peace and presence to the mind.

View more drums in the Gallery Section.

Option 2: Same as above, except includes acrylic painting instruction.$400/person

Team Building Workshops

Option 3:

Corporate events and team building that focus on how to:

  • Leverage Traditional Knowledge to provide guidance for conflict resolution through an indigenous lens.

  • Implement strategies for a balanced approach of traditional activities and modern techniques, supporting health and wellness for long-term healthier outcomes and sustainability models for FN and Métis communities.

  • Collaborate with traditional and elected leaders, industry and grassroots individuals to address contemporary issues while considering historical knowledge.

 

Specific Service Offerings:

Offer guidance to the top management team to help them make informed and effective decisions.

  • Develop health programs based on sustainable practices 

  • Project Management for green-tech initiatives

  • Traditional Knowledge training

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