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Drummer – Nunivak

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Drummer – Nunivak

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This tambourine-like instrument, its head made of walrus stomach or bladder, is used chiefly in the winter ceremonies. Such drums vary in diameter from a foot to five feet; the one illustrated measured three feet six inches. When beaten, the drum is held in position varying from horizontal to vertical. The drum-stick is a slender wand.

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