• In 1939, Ojibwe tribal members at Grand Portage, near the border between the United States and Canada on Lake Superior, completed a birch-bark canoe in the traditional manner as part of a Works Progress Administration arts program. Here a headboard is installed.

Installing the Headboard

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

  • History
  • Cultural Studies
  • Regional Studies
  • Literature
  • Native American Studies
  • 1939
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