Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Historic Paddle Photo - Maliseets at Kingsclear FN

Found a historic photo of some Maliseet paddlers from Kingsclear First Nation. Apparently this photo was taking in 1887 in celebration of Corpus Christi Day. Beautiful bark canoes, traditional dress and even a priest are in view.


Original Photo

Some enlarged shots of the standing paddlers in regalia show some beautiful, long paddles with a traditional Maliseet grip style.




Paddle Closeup



1 comment:

Justin said...

That is beautiful, I am Maliseet, and very pround of this great mean of transportation and sport.

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