• Paul Kane, The Mountain Portage, 1849–56. Oil on canvas, 64 × 51 cm.

The Mountain Portage

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

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  • Kane felt the falls of the Kaministikwia River at Kakabeka surpassed those at Niagara in beauty and romance. The might of the falls dwarfs the voyageurs struggling under heavy loads on the portage.
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  • Native American Studies
  • History
  • Cultural Studies
  • Regional Studies
  • Literature
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  • ca. 1849–1856
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