creations that represent many cultures and traditions.
Drums and rattles are used in ceremony, healing
rituals, and shamanic journeying.
There are ancient and worldwide traditions of drum
making and rattle making, and beating a drum or
shaking a rattle recalls the primitive to us.
Drums and Rattles have been used in spiritual
practices for hundreds of years and more
in nearly every part of the world.
I make each drum with a ceremony and blessing.
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and they are made with respect for the animals
and trees who have given their gifts to us.
I use the "leavings" -- no animal was killed just for its
hide. From each hide, I cut drum skins, drum lacing
and finally rattle heads; nothing is wasted.
Being a drum maker and a rattle maker has been one
of my greatest rewards. I have been doing this
work since I made my first drum in 1999.