Elk Hide Hand Drum | Drums Of The Flicker


SKU: 086-4874

A 15″ natural elk hide hand drum on a chocolate maple frame, complete with felt-tipped handmade drum stick.  The hand placed color dye makes this drum truly one-of-a-kind.

“The drum is the universal tool for healing in the Micmac community and is considered the heartbeat of Mother Nature,” says Robert Muise, the Micmac maker also known as Drums of the Flicker. “We use drums in all our traditional ceremonies and the round shape of a drum represents unity.”

This piece is currently at Maine Craft Portland.

1 in stock

About the Artist

Drums Of The Flicker
Presque Isle, ME

The hand drum has been a cultural touchstone for numerous generations in the Aroostook Band of Micmacs and one that Robert Muise has dedicated himself to sharing with others. learned how to make Micmac drums from tribal elder Bernard Jerome in 2009. He has created and sold drums since 2010 as part of his home-based business, Drums of the Flicker. Over the years, he also has taught many workshops on hand drum making throughout the state.

Additional Details

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 15 × 3 in