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Stories of the Onkwehón:we: Chuck Commanda

Descended from a long line of canoe makers, birch bark canoe builder Chuck Commanda engages with school groups and other organizations to build birch bark canoes by hand. He highlights the importance of showing young people the materials that can be harvested from nature, and notes the sense of pride that comes from working with one’s own hands to create a beautiful, functional object.