• Evidence of travel by canoe exists in the form of pictographs hundreds of years old in the Quetico region of Canada. Scientists are not in agreement about who made the images—or even when—but the painting of people in a boat is unmistakable.

Quetico Pictograph

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

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