The light and warmth of a fire, combined with the rhythm of the drum create an environment to develop common bonds. As a result, fire and drum are the first community-building tools.
Dance as a Learning Device
Sacred drumming and dancing are at the core of many ancient traditions. Some cultures took considerable time investigating movement and sound. The results is an effective mnemonic learning and communication device. Here dance-like movements communicate martial arts while hidden to the untrained eye. What can you learn using dance?