Object 973.027.001 a

Canoe

Canoe

A canoe of Tlicho design made from birch bark, with bow and stern deck plates to keep waves from splashing inside. It was built by Tlicho chief Jimmy Bruneau. Consisting of bark panels stitched together with spruce root, sealed with spruce gum. The gunwales are lashed with spruce root. In 1996, this canoe was used as a model for a project to document and construct a traditional birch bark canoe.

Object Details
Accession No.973.027.001 a
MakerBruneau, Jimmy
Culture
Region
LocationBehchokǫ̀, Marian Lake
Datec. 1973