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Drum Making Workshop

March 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

An all-day workshop at a beautiful private home on Salt Spring Island. Space for up to 15 participants. Led by Cowichan musician and artist Hwiemtun. Each student will make their own drum; presentation includes ceremonial aspects and the opportunity to try many different drums.

Cost $200.
For 14″ elk add $50, 16″ deer $50, 16″ elk $100.
For bear, buffalo or seal: add $100.
Proceeds to Pull Together to support First Nations legal challenges to the Kinder Morgan pipeline and tankers project.

About the instructor:

Born and raised in Cowichan by a Coast Salish mother and Hawaiian lineage father, Hwiemtun (Fred Roland) received many teachings of his Coast Salish culture. Through spending many years with elders of his territory, Hwiemtun learned the cultural & spiritual traditions of his ancestors. Through sharing the gifts of oral history, music & ceremony, he has become an intercultural teacher & guide, nurturing transformation among many.

To register email Sivalla Lin: linmarcotte@hotmail.com. To pay online, send an e-transfer to andrea_palframan@mac.com $200 will secure your space and pay for materials. Please arrange to pre-pay so Hwiemtun can prepare materials.


March 18, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Salt Spring Island, BC
121 Lower Ganges Road
Salt Spring Island, BC Canada


Pull Together