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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.



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....