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[PHOTO] Freight canoe by César Newashish, ROM

Freight canoe by César Newashish

César Newashish was an elder of the Atikamekw of northern Québec famed for his construction of canoes, documented in the NFB documentary César’s Bark Canoe. That an exemplar of Newashish’s work is on display is an honour.

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Written by Randy McDonald

January 11, 2017 at 8:45 am

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  1. just purely beautiful. What is it about handmade canoes. Maybe it’s because there’s that extra functional dimension to the sculpture.

    Steve Aplin

    January 11, 2017 at 9:01 am


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