Boat took three months to carve and is part of cultural revitalization project with UBC
By Chad Pawson, CBC News, August 6, 2016
Members of the Musqueam Indian Band and Indigenous professors from UBC blessed and launched a canoe carved from a 350-year-old cedar tree on Saturday as part of a cultural revitalization project.
“Yeah I’m a bit out of breath,” said Corrina Sparrow after paddling the boat in the Fraser River off 4000 Musqueam Ave.
“Overwhelmed, so good, it glides like glass after awhile.” Read the rest of this entry