Thursday, March 31, 2016

Historic Illustration: Micmac Canoe Fishing

With Rod and Gun in New England and the Maritime Provinces by Edward A. Samuels (published 1897) has an image of a Mi'kmaq bark canoe with Guides paddling a Sport to some ideal fishing grounds.

A closeup of the stern paddler shows the artist captured a paddle without a distinct grip...

Paddle Closeup

Live action video of Mi'kmaq paddlers using their distinctive humped ocean canoes can be seen in this earlier post HERE

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