This drum was made in the traditional way, using yellow cedar and elk hide, by Carl Olsen, of the W̱SÁNEĆ First Nation. The drum is 14" in diameter, the drumstick is made of maple wood and the resulting sound is truly amazing!
Please ask us about having your drum painted with original artwork by traditional W̱SÁNEĆ artist, Sarah Jim.
About the artist:
Carl Olsen is a Coast Salish artist and respected elder of the Tsartlip, W̱SÁNEĆ First Nation on the southern east coast of Vancouver Island. He makes his drums, by hand, in the traditional way, using yellow cedar and elk hide. Carl's drums are highly revered by all who understand and admire traditional Indigenous music and storytelling.