TitleOral history interview with Ronald Rice, Jr.
NarratorRice, Ronald, Jr.
DescriptionRonald Rice, Jr., a Native drum maker, talks about his childhood and growing up around drums and powwows. He goes into detail about the energy and process of making a drum. Rice explains the spiritual side of the drum and how it can lift people up when they listen to it. He discusses the role of the drum in Native history and culture.
KeywordOklahoma Native Artists; Creative process; Pawnee heritage; Native instruments
SubjectIndians of North America; Artists; Interviews; Drum; Drum makers; Indians of North America--Music
Citation of materialOklahoma Oral History Research Program-Oklahoma State University