The Canoe

The Canoe

| 5 min

Utilizing engineering ingenuity that is centuries old, Atikamekw elders Agatha and Cézar Néwashish build a small-scale version of a birch-bark canoe. With their expert hands, a stunning work of art is created.

This short is part of the Manawan series directed by Alanis Obomsawin

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The Canoe, Alanis Obomsawin, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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Credits
  • director
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • participant
    Agatha Néwashish
    Cesar Newashish