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Lacrosse Game

Date: October 07 1934
Description: James Jacco, Red Cliff Chippewa, and William Webster, Odanah Chippewa, competing in a lacrosse game.
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Forming the Bow or Stem

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Description: An Indian man sits in front of a dwelling forming a bow or stem for a canoe that he's making. In the background is a wigwam (or wetu).
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Completed Bow or Stem

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Description: An Ojibwa man shows a completed bow or stem for a canoe that he's constructing. Behind the man is a wigwam (or wetu).
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Whittling Strips for Sides

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Description: An Ojibwa Indian whittles strips of wood for the sides of a canoe under construction. In the background is a wigwam (or wetu).
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Cutting Cedar For Ribs

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Description: An Ojibwa Indian man is splitting cedar wood to make ribs for the canoe he's constructing.
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Splitting Cedar for Framework

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Description: An Ojibwa man splits a cedar trunk with a wooden tool. The cedar is to be used to build the framework for a canoe. A woman is seated nearby.
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Homeward Bound

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Description: An Ojibwa man and woman prepare to transport rolled bark back to their home to use in the construction of a canoe.
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Tying With Wigub

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Description: An Ojibwa man sits on the ground tying cedar materials with wigub as a woman looks on. The cedar will be used in the construction of a canoe.
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Rolling Up the Bark

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Description: An Ojibwa man kneels on the ground to roll up cedar bark that will be used in the construction of a canoe.
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One Large Sheet

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Description: An Ojibwa man and woman peel bark from a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.
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Removing Bark

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Description: An Ojibwa man and woman split and peel bark from a tree for use in the construction of a canoe.
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Slitting the Bark

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Description: An Ojibwa man and woman slit the bark on a tree as they prepare to peel it off for use in the construction of a canoe.
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Felling the Tree

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Description: An Ojibwa man prepares to fell a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.
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Jack Pine Roots For Sewing

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Description: An Ojibwa man pulls up jack pine roots to sew bark on a canoe that he's making.
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Coiling Jack Pine Roots

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Description: An Ojibwa woman coils jack pine roots as she prepares to pack them. The roots will be used in the construction of a canoe.
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Sharing the Burden of Carrying Materials

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Description: An Ojibwa man and woman carry wood and roots gleaned from the forest to be used in the construction of a canoe.
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Nearing Home with Canoe Materials

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Description: An Ojibwa man and woman carry materials for making a canoe out of the forest.
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Shaping The Canoe

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Description: An Ojibwa man and woman shape bark during construction of a canoe.
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Reinforcing The Bark

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Description: An Ojibwa woman reinforces bark during canoe-building by sewing weak points.
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Weighting Down the Bark

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Description: A canoe under construction is weighted down by rocks placed inside the vessel. The canoe is in a frame and an Ojibwa woman stands behind it.

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