Canoes

 

 

We initially contacted Dr. Eugene Arima, who has done extensive research in canoe building. His expertise in canoe building and draftsmanship was a valuable resource for us in each canoe project.  Mervyn Child and I travelled to number of museums studying the hull of the many different style of canoes of the Northwest Coast people.

 

 

Other canoes we've carved:
 
  • Fort Rupert, BC. Kwakiutl Band - 40’ Northern Style Canoe.  “U’gwamalis Gixdan” 1997
  • Comox, BC – 32’ Kwakiutl Canoe “I-Hos”. 1994.
  • Fort Rupert, BC. Copper Maker Gallery - 32’ Kwakiutl Canoe “Maxwalogwa”.  1993

 

For information about commissioning a red cedar canoe, a fibreglassed chapats, please feel free to contact us.

Maxwalogwa

Nuu-chah-nulth style 22' chapats - Hunt22

 

Hunt22   click for specifications

37' Tlingit Longtail Canoe used at the 2010 Olympic Torch Relay, Port Hardy, BC

 

Carved by Calvin Hunt, Mervyn Child and Dr. Eugene Arima

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