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Young drummers to trade plastic bin for real drum after outpouring of support


September 9, 2019

Travis Hart (9), Marquis Nicholas (13), Gordon Nicholas (12), Wade Drake (8), and their mentor Fred Colomb. (Submitted by Doris Castel)

A group of young boys from Mathias Colomb Cree Nation in Manitoba are eagerly waiting for a new powwow drum to be delivered to their community after thousands online watched a video of them drumming on a plastic tote bin with sticks.

"They've been singing like that for the past two years," said Ruby Castel.


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