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This is a first hand account of the building of a Native American birch bark canoe, as seen through the eyes of a European traveller in 1827. I have attended the progress of the work in building this canoe. It … Continue reading
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Canadian Canoes in Myth, Legend and Literature This is the famous French Canadian legend about some lumberjacks who make a “deal with the devil” (a “chasse-galerie”). As is usually the case in these stories, things don’t turn out so well! … Continue reading
Historical Images of Canadian Canoes As any Canadian school child can tell you, the earliest Europeans in Canada used Native American canoes to traverse the country. This is a late 19th century image depicting explorer Pierre Le Moyne D’Iberville and … Continue reading
Historical Images of Canadian Canoes Catholic missionary priest Monsignor Lorrain on his way north to Hudson’s Bay in a large Native American canoe.