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This drum is made of Hide, wood, and Wood strings tieing it together Drums were used for rituals before hunts or battle or for special celebrations. They believed that playing and singing gave them luck for the reason behind the ritual.

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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566
Descriptions
leather 2024 lacing 22 cover 40 wood 4438 loops 8 head 47 rawhide 1018 handle 322 stuffed 11 hoop 9
Names
drum 19
Date:
ca. 1930
Dimensions:
Diameter: 14 in, width: 6.75 in, drumstick length: 10.75 in
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Musical Instrument. (A) Drum-wooden hoop with rawhide stretched over both sides; top and bottom tied together with rawhide lacing, four leather loops around sides.
Accession Number:
NA.505.57A

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