Drums of Our Father's Monument

Sculpted by Steve Okeke, Drums of Our Fathers is a monument that represents Garifuna history, culture, and spirituality. It is located in Dangriga, the center of Garifuna culture in Belize, and an awe-inspiring site that welcomes visitors as they enter the town.


Set on a pedistal, the sculpture consists of three large drums. The two on either side rest on their sites, representing past life and future life, while the drum in the middle which rests on the two, symbolically lifted up on the past and future, represents the present day.

Staying Close

Consider staying in Dangriga if you plan on visiting Drums of Our Father's Monument, since travelers to this part of Belize will have easy monument access during their time there. Though this location isn't over-crowded, you'll still find a reasonable selection of accommodations to pick from.

Hotels near Drums of Our Father's Monument
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Double H. Guest House Guest house 0.2 mi. (1.0 km) N
Pal's Guest House Motel 0.2 mi. (1.1 km) NE
Ruthie's  Cabanas Cottages 0.3 mi. (1.0 km) NNE
D's Hostel Hostel 0.4 mi. (0.9 km) N
Bonefish Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.9 km) N
Chaleanor Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.8 km) N
Flomon's Guest House Guest house -- --

Location and What's Nearby

Guests to Drums of Our Father's Monument hoping also to spend some time outside should consider Hummingbird Beach, the most conveniently accessed beach, and a good option for those hoping to do a bit of sunbathing after visiting this location.


Contact Information

Location: Dangriga, Belize


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