birchbark


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a canoe made with the bark of a birch tree

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The Birchbark Foundation offers assistance grants to financially qualified animal owners in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties, who are unable to cover some or all of the cost of their pets medical care.
In this sequel to The Birchbark House, a group of white visitors to the region endanger the Ojibwe's home--and way of life--on Lake Superior.
Essays explore such aspects as medical humor in Four Souls, trickster narratives of the New World, real names and names that fool the dead, her story of the American frontier in The Birchbark House and The Game of Silence, dialogic encounters in The Antelope Wife and The Last Report on the Miracles as Little No Horse, female resistance and European/American women in Four Souls, and Mary Kaskpaw as a tribute to moral beauty.
The third in a series that started with The Birchbark House, this vivid historical adventure stands on its own.
Readers of Louise Erdrich's books The Birchbark House and The Game of Silence will be thrilled to once again spend time with the Ojibway tribe in northern Minnesota.
3 cm (10 G inches) in height, the bucket's style is Slavic Revival, its shape emulating one of the square birchbark buckets made by peasants, and its rim and handles adapting floral and lucky bird motifs from Russian manuscripts and enamels of the 1600s.
He is the author of five books, including Voyageur, which recounted his journey across western Canada in a birchbark canoe.
Native peoples were the first to use these trees to make birchbark canoes.
Woodberry's dinnerware and accessories features white glazed ceramic pieces with hand-painted themes reminiscent of birchbark and woodland flora.
The exhibition features some of Morrisseau's early works painted on birchbark and cardboard right through to large-scale canvases with images representing animals and plants and spiritual creatures and more recent works.
He teaches people how to make birchbark canoes; his sage advice is sought by world leaders; he has travelled the globe talking to schoolchildren and statesmen; he is equally at home in a luxury hotel or a canvas tent.
The curious reader will enjoy the detailed descriptions, diagrams and photos of the construction of dugouts, birchbark, and board-and-batten canoes.
Visitors to the online exhibit can stop at eight different locations along the virtual trail and find historical information, cultural notes on topics such as how to make a birchbark canoe or hunt caribou, and stories related to the history of the Dogrib people.
Building a Birchbark Canoe: The Algonquin Wabanaki Tciman
Erdrich has found peace and a new path that includes overseeing a little bookstore, Birchbark Books, and being a mother again.