Type: Membranophones > Drums > Frames.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 211.32
Country: Greenland, Canada & Alaska, USA.
Region: North America.
Description: The qilault is a hand held frame drum that is played by the Inuit in Greenland, Northern Quebec, North West Territories and the northern most regions of Alaska.
Playing Techniques: The Qilault is a single sided frame drum that is struck with a small stick or a beater in the right hand, and the drum is held in left hand.
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