Drum Making

Ha’matla Lel’gwatla’tle

Conveniently held at the Kwa’lilas Hotel. Transportation to the Kwa’lilas Hotel within Port Hardy can be scheduled with advanced notification.

3 Hours
12 People Maximum (children under 12 will require supervision).

$120.00 (CAD) plus Tax Per Person.

Drums are deeply rooted in First Nations cultures and we want to share this spiritual practice.  Join us and learn the drum making process; as a feasting and potlatching people, we have made drums to sing our songs and tell stories.  In this program you will learn how to create your very own traditional Gwa’sala Nakwaxda’xw drum made from yellow cedar and deer hide.  One-on-one instructions will provide you and your family with an unforgettable experience including an incredibly unique souvenir to bring home.

What's Included, Things to Consider & More...
Drum Making
Ha’matla Lel’gwatla’tle

What's Included

  • Materials to create your drum
  • One-on-one instruction
  • Packaging to transport your drum
  • Necessary paperwork and info about your drum (for international and US travelers) *Traditional drums require at least 4 days to properly dry. To avoid damages to your drum, allow them the stay in their package until after 4 days.
  • Beverages (non-alcoholic)

What to Bring

  • Camera
  • Creativity

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