The drum is a powerful instrument!
Throughout Turtle Island it is refer to as the heartbeat of Mother Earth... Drums play an important part in many tribal spiritual and sacred ceremonial practices. The beat of the drum has a sense of strength and solidarity, it creates a sense of social and spiritual harmony.
Drums have their own living entity and through many songs and dances to the beats of the drum, you find a close spiritual relationship with the creator
and a strong tie with the spirits of our forefathers. The spirits of the tree and animal that the drum was made from live within the drum and has the power
to send messages both to the animal world and to the spirit world. These drums are extremely important and sacred, and there are many other uses including
healing ceremonies, war preparation, courtship and to honor and help bring a good harvest.