Traditionally, Native Americans use Horn Rattles to produce the rhythm for song and dance. The Horn Rattle can also sometimes accompany the Water Drum. You can strike a Horn Rattle against the palm of the hand, or shake it.
Native Americans did not use cow horn to make Rattles until after European contact. Prior to the introduction of cows, Natives of the Northeast had to use Bark, Gourd and Turtle Shell to make Rattles.
Our Horn Rattles are made with natural cow horn and a wood handle.
They measure approx. 11″ long.
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