• Birch had a number of uses for native tribes. Two Ojibwe women, Mary Bigwind and Maggie Skinaway, make birch vessels for maple sap, which could be made into syrup, supplying the tribe with its sugar.

Mary Bigwind & Maggie Skinaway

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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  • 1930
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