Thursday, October 20, 2016

Halifax Maritime Museum of the Atlantic: Another shot of Mi'kmaq canoe & paddle

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax features an old Mi'kmaq birchbark canoe on display behind a glass case. Included is a paddle which has warped over time. A previous post from 2013 features some photos taken by Lloyd of Canoe Canada East.

Found a blog of another museum visitor who captured another angle on the paddle. It shows the extreme tapering of the grip area from the side...

Photo Credit: Marelene Hutchins 

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