The Haida canoe-building tradition
The need to navigate the waters prompted native North Americans to invent the canoe. Hundreds of years later, their creation has become a favourite Canadian pastime. Many use canoeing as a means of finding tranquility in nature; others take it up as a sport. Some even view it as an art form. The CBC Digital Archives takes a look at the storied history of gliding along the water with paddle in hand.
Program: On the Road Again
Broadcast Date: Nov. 29, 1994
Guest(s): Morris White
Host: Wayne Rostad
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Last updated: November 27, 2012
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