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Record #188459:

Building a birchbark canoe / Roxanna Thompson.

Title: Building a birchbark canoe / Roxanna Thompson.
Author(s): Thompson, Roxanna.
Date: 2009.
In: News/North. (2009.), Vol. 64(13) (2009)
Abstract: Account of traditional skills workshop in Fort Simpson, at which participants are being taught how to construct birchbark canoes. Birchbark canoes are as light as fibreglass counterparts, and stronger than wood canvas canoes. They have hydrodynamic form with low drag and 800 pound capacity.
Notes:

News/North. Vol. 64(13) :13 (2009).

Keywords: 37 -- Education.
39 -- Ethnography: Indians.
629.12 -- Vessels.
629.125.135 -- Canoes.
L -- Communication and transportation.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*41) -- Canada.
(*440) -- Northwest Territories.
SPRI record no.: 188459

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