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Penobscot Nation - Birchbark construction video

Discussion in 'Birchbarks, Dugouts and Primitive Craft' started by bredlo, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. bredlo

    bredlo LOVES Wooden Canoes

    "In 2005 Chief Barry Dana of the Penobscot Indian Nation hired Steve Cayard (a white man) to teach the tribe how to build a birch bark canoe. The last birch bark canoe had been built 80 years before that."

    Nice video for a chilly, snowy morning here in Chicago... :rolleyes:

    http://vimeo.com/21936011
     
  2. beaver

    beaver Birchbark CanoeingBuilder

    Thanks for posting this awesome documentation!
     

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