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Beatrice Twance-Hynes is from Biigtigong First Nation, formerly Pic River First Nation, near Marathon. She lives in Thunder Bay and works as a cultural manager for Delico. She is an Elder in Residence at the university and an award-winning drummer.

The Native Grieving Prayer

Bea discusses the spiritual and ceremonial value of her drumming in prayer. (2:47)

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