Episode number 4 of Series “Alcheringa (A)”.
A detailed description of the processes involved in making a bark canoe. Includes the proper way to remove the heavy water-soaked bark, the steam heating to make it pliable to shape the stern and bow, and the way to sew the ends together.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)