The process in a nutshell.
After a couple of days the funnest part of the project is putting in some seeds, black beans and popcorn, adding the handle, and decorating. Since the head is rawhide it can be affected by moisture so its a good idea to waterproof it with shellac, which also makes a good looking finish.
Shaman use rattles to chase away evil spirits, or in other words, to clear negative energy. A really fun thing about rattles in music making is that they are simple to play, so even the little ones can join in the fun.
Pick up one of these Native American flutes and you won’t want to put it down. Seriously. They are so much fun to play. You don’t even have to know how to read music to play beautiful tunes. In fact in the traditional method there is no written music to read. The music is what comes out of YOU.
Using your own creativity with a few techniques, some that you come up with yourself even, practically anybody can do it.