July 16, 2020

The Cochiti Drum

Interview with Eagle Herrera born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and raised on the Cochiti Pueblo reservation, Gilbert “Eagle” Herrera has 35 years of drum making experience. The fourth-generation drum maker learned the art process from his father, Redbird.   In the eighth grade, Eagle strung his first drum independently while Redbird was busy at the Santa Fe Indian Market and […]

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