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Traditional Hopi Drumming
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Traditional Hopi Drumming

Traditional Hopi Drumming

In September 2013, the Octavia Fellin Public Library hosted a live performance of Hopi Drummers featuring Elmer Satala, Jr. Drum playing is an important part of historic southwestern Native American ceremonies. Program sponsored by Richardson’s Trading and was part of the StoryCorps @ Your Library celebrations.



Traditional Hopi Drumming

Elmer Satala, Jr. talks about drum playing and
how important it is in southwestern Native American ceremonies.



Traditional Hopi Drumming

Elmer Satala, Jr. drum playing.