Only about 11 inches long, our Cherokee Little People Flutes aka mini-flutes play as beautifully as our large ones. These small Native American Flutes' design and size are based on stories of the "Little People". Although "little people" is usually a reference to children in today's culture, Cherokee Little People are definitely not children. Most of the original Little People stories speak of the Yunwi Tsunsdi as being small people who live hidden from all of the rest of us; some helpful, some mischievous and travel the world on the backs of Uktena, bringing stories to the Cherokee. Likewise, these small flutes are designed for everyone, not only children and play beautifully. If you are looking for a flute specifically for a youngster, please message us or check out our video on "Native American Flutes For Small Hands Of Children". These flutes are usually made of a indigenous "saw grass" which has been used to make boats, flutes, drinking straws and fish baskets for thousands of years. Colors vary. The size of this flute cannot support a custom flute totem of any type. In an effort to keep everything natural, we offer a sunflower oil and beeswax finish on our flutes (more about our finish on our "INFO" page). Each include playing instructions and free domestic shipping within the USA and its territories as well as super inexpensive global shipping. See our shipping page for more info.
Cherokee Little People Flutes (mini flute)
Sawgrass is another indigenous type of cane which has grown in North America since before Columbus. It also grows just about everywhere around the world! This is one of our favorite materials to work with because of not only its natural physical beauty, but it also makes excellent sounding flutes! Don't forget to add a container of our Imitation Bear Fat/Flute Wax to care for your flute and a flute bag to help protect it from the elements! Also, check out our Info page for sound samples, fingering charts and other helpful information!