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Importance

0:34 min. - Before even thinking of going onto his land, an Innu first had to make a canoe perfectly adapted to his size.

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Narrator - Before he could even think of going onto his land, an Innu first had to make himself a canoe perfectly suited to his size. Depending on the number of children that would be part of the trip, he might have to build two. An invaluable tool, the canoe served many purposes.


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Chris 10 years, 11 months ago

Lovely videos. Very interesting and enjoyable to watch..........I'm left wanting further detail.

Canvas seems a very apt and modern solution.

Cheers.


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