Canexus

Canexus

The Canoe in Canadian Culture

eBook - 1998
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Resonant, reflective, a legacy of the Canadian canoeing experience - Canexus: The Canoe in Canadian Culture is a first. "This book is cause for celebration," says Kanawa Canoe Museum founder Kirk Wipper, "because of the canoe, and because it is created by writers who are, themselves, enthusiastic paddlers." From "Canoe Sport" to "Canoe Irony" and finding "Motives for Mr. Canoehead," Canexus opens doors to the primitive and explores the canoeing experience from an exciting variety of perspectives. Travel with some of Canada's best known canoeists to the mysterious Northwest Coast of BC, across constitutional waves on Meech Lake and into a landscape of the Canadian imagination. Hear great canoe stories, bake bannock, weather storms, ponder canoeing and gender roles. For all kinds of paddlers, and lovers of adventure and wilderness, Canexus gives the canoe its rightful place of prominence in Canadian culture. With contributions by E. Y. Arima, Philip Chester, C. E. S. Franks, Shelagh Grant, Bob Henderson, Bruce Hodgins, Gwyneth Hoyle, William C. James, C. Fred Johnston, George Luste, Roderick A. Macdonald, Kenneth G. Roberts and Kirk Wipper.
Publisher: [United States] : Dundurn : Made available through hoopla, 1998
ISBN: 9781459727755
1459727754
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Uniform Title: Canoe in Canadian culture

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