|Cesar's Bark Canoe/Cesar et son Canoe d'ecorce
National Film Board of Canada, 1993
Order number: C 0371 074
This excellent 57 minute film with text in Cree, French and English follows 67 year old Cesar Newashish as he builds a canoe. Here's the NFB's Web site where you can order it.
|How to Make a Birch Bark Canoe
The Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre, 1993
This is an amateurish, 20 minute video of Indians doing some of the steps in building a birchbark canoe. Many steps are left out without explanation and the final stages are done on a model canoe but the video is still interesting.
|Building an Algonquin Birchbark Canoe
Trust for Native American Cultures and Crafts, 1984
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