The Canoe Maker
Here is the story of David Moses Bridges, a Passamaquoddy Birch Bark Artisan. David practiced and passed on ancestral birch bark traditions. The white birch is an important tree of the Passamaquoddy people, and its bark deeply interwovem in their hisotry and lives. In this story, David weaves Native American story telling into the ancient art and spirituality of canoe making, including the heart-rending mythological legend of partridge, the first canoe maker.
Includes a pronunciation key in the back of the book to help you pronouse the Native American words.
34 pages, paperback