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Cane and Bamboo Flutes by James Gilliland

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James R. Gilliland, a Native American artist and flute maker for 15 + years from the hills of North Alabama retired from the Space Shuttle Program. He uses his engineering skills and Native American heart to create a flute that sings. One of his river cane flutes played on the International Space Station in 2002, and is now on display in the Smithsonian National Native American Museum in Washington, DC. He was also commissioned by Dr. Kathleen Joyce-Grendahl in 2004 to make the River Cane Flutes for the movie, The New World. James is a registered Native American of Cherokee/Creek heritage. He is passing on his cultural tradition of flute making to his grandchildren, Wayne, Wesley and Melissa who work with him.

<br>Cane & Black Bamboo Native American Flutes

Cane & Black Bamboo Native American Flutes

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We offer flutes crafted by several flute makers. Some are Native; Some are not. We do not claim to be affiliated with a Native American Tribe. Some of our flutes are considered to be Native American Style Flutes. Not all our instruments and accessories are being made by tribal recognized Native American Indians. We will indicate in the product description if the item is Native made. Please visit The Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 for more information on this issue. 
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