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  • Jacqui Smith

    Deerskin Drum - The frame drum of the native people of the west coast of Canada is found in a variety of sizes. Common to many of the peoples of the coastal and inland regions, this was an important instrument used in a variety of rituals and dances. These drums are not usually tuned, and often accompany singing and dancing. A common rhythm found throughout the west coast referred to as “the heart rhythm" is said to imitate both the human heart and “the heartbeat of Mother Earth"

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