Los tambores de los chamanes saami de la Laponia.
Sami shaman drum. Photo: Merja Waters, Clouberry Market on flickr
“Before Christianity became widespread among the Sámi, drums were used by shamans to reach a state of ecstasy through which he could interact with the spirit world, and as an instrument of divination. Perhaps because little is known about Sámi shamanism, the drums have become a particular focus of research.”
Text source: britishmuseum.org