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INDIGENOUS BOAT PROJECT

A new expedition based project.

 

The idea is to continue the trans-western Canada journey made in a birchbark canoe between 2002 and 2004. Using only indigenous sailing and paddling craft the journeys seek to show how well suited many indigenous craft are to their environment.

 

Tuesday
Oct102017

building a bark canoe 

there is quite a lot of birchbark canoe building stuff on the net- but this is a very good starting point. Modern builders can sometimes over-complicate things- remember the bark canoe could vary from something very rough and ready to a real work of art....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enMSwz5BWGo