Ojibwe Language Students Build Birchbark Canoe

Brilliant, tradition should be maintained for future generations survival.

Warrior Publications

Video published to Youtube on May 7, 2015 by UMass

Visiting UMass Amherst lecturer Howard Kimewon and his students built a birch bark canoe during their Ojibwe language course and successfully launched it on Puffer’s Pond. It’s believed to be the first birch bark canoe to sail locally in 300 years.

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