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6 edition of Birchbark canoe found in the catalog.

Birchbark canoe

living among the Algonquin

by David Gidmark

  • 80 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Firefly Books in Willowdale, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gidmark, David.,
  • Algonquian Indians -- Boats.,
  • Canoes and canoeing.,
  • Algonquin (Indiens) -- Bateaux.,
  • Canots.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Gidmark.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.A349 G52 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination202 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3463993M
    ISBN 101552091503
    LC Control Number2005432359
    OCLC/WorldCa36993747

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Birchbark canoe by David Gidmark Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Survival of the Bark Canoe is the story of this ancient craft and of a mile trip through the Maine woods in those graceful survivors of a prehistoric technology.

It is a book squarely in the tradition of one written by the first tourist in these woods, Henry David Thoreau, whose The Maine Woods recounts similar journeys in similar vessel. As McPhee describes the expedition he made with Vaillancourt, he Cited by: 9. The book, by the way, includes a sixteen-page insert of beautiful color photographs of Jim Jerome and Jocko Carle building a birchbark canoe at Rapid Lake, Quebec.

I highly recommend it to anybody interested in birchbark canoes/5(7). The book covers canoes from Newfoundland to the Pacific Ocean, as well as umiaks and kayaks from the Arctic. Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America is not only a must-have for boatbuilding hobbyists, but also for those with a fascination for the history behind by: Edwin Tappan Adney studied birchbark canoes from the 's to when he died.

He measured them, made detailed drawings of them, described their construction methods and made models of them. The book covers canoes from Newfoundland to the Pacific.

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Samuel de Champlain noted the canoe’s elegance and speed, and remarked that it was “the only craft suitable” for navigation in Canada. Artist and author Edwin Tappan Adney, who dedicated. SinceHenri Vaillancourt has been involved in the building and research of traditional Indian birchbark canoes and other aspects of Native material culture.

His handmade canoes are built along the lines of the birchbark canoes once used by the Malecite, Abnaki, and Algonquin tribes, as well as those developed by the French during the. In this groundbreaking book, David Gidmark reviews the early history of bark canoes, providing readers with an overview of construction methods and featuring the individual techniques of four traditional 20th-century Algonquin craftsmen and their assistants/5(6).

Birchbark Books & Native Arts West 21st Street Minneapolis, MN () David Gidmark’s most popular book is Canoe Paddles: A Complete Guide to Making Your Own. David Gidmark has 12 books on Goodreads with ratings. David Gidmark’s most popular book is Canoe Paddles: A Complete Guide to Making Your Own.

Birchbark Canoe: The Story of an Apprenticeship With the Indians by. David Gidmark. avg rating. Known as "the Bible" to birchbark canoe builders, it serves as the ultimate reference guide on the subject. See notes on how the various styles were built, their history and measurements.

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These books present this information on building a birchbark canoe in a clearly written manner and accompanied with excellent photographic work.Birchbark formed the shell; white cedar was obtained for the gunwales, thwarts and ribs.

Spruce or jack pine roots were split and used for stitching. Birchbark canoe construction is unusual in that it is accomplished from the outside. The shape of the canoe comes from a File Size: 1MB.Birch Bark Canoe This resource package provides teachers with a video and accompanying curricular connections.

It was designed to support Manitoba classrooms in honoring the contributions of First Nations and Métis peoples and to educate future generations about the art and science of the birch bark canoe.