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Aborigine Music Sticks


Author:  GSLC

Australian Aborigines used sticks in ceremonial
dances. With decorated paint stirrers, you
can be a one man percussion section, clapping
along to your favorite music. The indigenous
people of Australia, or Aborigines, use dot
painting as a form of storytelling. With dots of
paint traditionally made from natural pigments,
they create patterns and images of plants and
animals that represent their culture’s creation
myths, which date back tens of thousands of
years.          

What you’ll need:
•Four paint stirrer sticks
•Acrylic Paint (brown, white, black and yellow)
•Paintbrush
•Cotton swabs
•Tacky glue

1. To make a set, paint one side and all the
edges of the 4 sticks with a base color (brown),
then let them dry.
2. Use other colors to paint on decorative
bands and animal motifs, like a lizard or a
snake. Use cotton swabs to add dot accents.
3. Once all the paint has dried, glue the sticks
together n pairs, painted side out, so that you
have 2 double-sided sticks. Let the glue dry
before clapping them together.


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References / Source:
GSLC Pow Wow 2008


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