Box Elder, Rocky Boy's Reservation, Montana, United States, North America
4 Sep 2007
Skin stretched over wood frame with colorful painting of a tipi on the front surface of drumhead. Border design of yellow and red, white and blue. Dressed skin head for the drumstick. Drumstick is 38 cm long.
Donor Notes: "Drum with painting of a tepee and drumstick, made by Charlie Dog Sleeps [sic, should be Dog Sleep], born 1900. Metal drum with moose hide head and wood-and-leather drumstick. He married Eagle Child. He was born 1897 and was 3/4 Cree and Assiniboine..."