• Native builders would roll the stripped birch bark into a backpack of sorts, secure it with roots, and carry it back to the canoe-making camp. This individual with the pack is identified as Cheemaun of an Ojibwe tribe in Wisconsin.

Rolling the Bark

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

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  • Regional Studies
  • History
  • Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Native American Studies
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  • 1927
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