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Question: What is that he is beating on?Deer Dance Exhibition (excerpt) by Ofelia Zepeda
It’s a gourd drum. The drum represents the heartbeat of the deer.
When the drum beats, it brings the deer to life.
We believe the water the drum sits in is holy. It is life.
Go ahead, touch it.
Bless yourself with it.
It is holy. You are safe now.