Discover the spiritual art of Native American percussion – a musical passion that has echoed across generations and still resonates with the strong, spirited rhythms of today's Chickasaw drummers.

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Drum Making

S2 • E9
Since the beginning of the Chickasaws, drums and rattles were used in social dances.

Artist Jeremy Wallace: Drum Design

The Chickasaw Southeastern Art Show & Market
Chickasaw artist Jeremy Wallace discussed one of his painted drums.

Jeremy Wallace: Drumming and Singing

The Chickasaw Nation
During the always-popular Stomp Dances, singing is half the fun — and also has spiritual meaning.

Artist Jeremy Wallace: Ceremonial Drums

The Chickasaw Southeastern Art Show & Market
Jeremy Wallace was inspired by his drums, which made the sound of a heartbeat and represented the heartbeat of the Chickasaw people.