This drum was made in sacred ceremony and blessed by master drum maker and shamanic practitioner Katherine Skaggs.
This ancient native style elk hide hand drum, is made by Katherine Skaggs in a traditional way in ceremony and with prayer. It was handcrafted with great love and attention. It is a well tied, full wrap frame drum made for rigorous use. Katherine also provides documentation for the “Care and Feeding of Your Drum”, so you will have a long lasting relationship with your drum.
This drum is excellent for drum circles, personal use in ceremony and ritual, as well as in shamanic healing and other sound healing practices. 18″ offers a deeper sound and timber.
The hide drum is a living drum. Being made of hide, it reflects the heat, humidity and dryness of the environment. It is tunable once you understand the living, movement of its nature. The drum frame is made of maple, and the drum stick is alder wood with a dear skin head.
Elk Medicine is a powerful totem animal of stamina, strength, sensual passion, nobility, pride, respect, and survival. Elk teaches us the lessons about life that we need to learn.
Call Elk to help you pace yourself as you increase your stamina, for a project and for a lifetime. Look at the long journey and learn to “hit your stride” as Elk assists you in managing your energy. Perseverance is the ability you gain with the stamina Elk medicine offers. With this comes the teaching of right timing, and knowing not to rush into anything. Being present to the process is as important as achieving the goal, if not more important.
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