Native Drumming at IHB
Native drumming provides direct and indirect healing benefits and protective factors for wellness promotion as well as suicide and substance abuse prevention. Drum-making and drumming/singing classes available for youth up to age 24.
These classes and groups run quarterly. Call Michael Norcross for more information or to sign up for the next round at 612-721-9809.
This program is funded by a generous three year grant from the Indian Health Service via its MSPI (Methamphetamine Suicide Prevention Initiative) as part of the Generation Indigenous Support Initiative to promote early intervention strategies and implement positive youth programming aimed at reducing risk factors for suicidal behavior and substance abuse in Native American youth up to age 24.
This initiative promotes the use and development of evidence-based and practice-based models that represent culturally-appropriate prevention and treatment approaches. We are proud to implement and integrate traditional healing and behavioral wellness models for our community.