The skin of the drum is rawhide.
The pouches enclose tobacco and medicine for protection.
A bear claw is hung and sweet grass is placed around the
top for cleansing.
Tassels hang from the drum.
Found in the woods, the ash or cedar stick,
includes four colours:
black, red, yellow, white - representing different
The stick is found in the woods - ash or cedar.
A ceremony is conducted every time a new drum is made.