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

Those wishing to visit Drums of Our Father's Monument may choose to book their trip in Dangriga, as those staying in this area of Belize will have convenient access to the monument throughout their trip. Although the region isn't packed wall-to-wall with tourists, you'll still find a reasonably good selection of hotel options to choose 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 often make their way over to Hummingbird Beach in addition the easiest beach to access, 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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