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Drum Atweme

 

Overview

Drum Atweme is a drumming group made up of young people from town camps in Alice Springs, Northern Territory. The group was established in 2004 and has around 30 core performers, with another 100 students participating in drumming lessons each week.

The Drum Atweme group engages young people from town camps in Alice Springs, who often experience boredom, depression, low self confidence and exposure to violence and alcohol and other drug use. The project enables young people to be part of a positive and publicly popular activity.

Abstract adapted from Tangentyere Council

Contacts

Tangentyere Council
4 Elder Street
Alice Springs NT 0870
PO Box 8070
Alice Springs NT 0871
Ph: (08) 8951 4243
Fax: (08) 8952 8521

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Last updated: 22 June 2017
 
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