• By the mid-twentieth century, native builders were working to pass on their knowledge before the skills were lost.

Balsam Fir Pitch

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

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  • In this 1959 photograph, balsam fir is being cooked with askes for use as a sealant in bark canoes.
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  • Native American Studies
  • History
  • Cultural Studies
  • Regional Studies
  • Literature
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  • 1959
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