Mi’kmaw canoe maker keeping tradition alive on PEI

 

A traditional birch bark canoe builder is rowing history into the future.

The canoe is travelling the coast of Prince Edward Island to reach out to communities.

The man who is building it says he is doing so despite the government trying to wipe out the culture.

Video Journalist / Halifax

Angel Moore is a proud Cree from the Peguis First Nation in Manitoba. Angel grew up in Winnipeg and has a Journalism degree from the University of King’s College. She also has a degree from Dalhousie University in International Development Studies and Environmental Sustainability. Angel joined APTN News in June 2018 as the correspondent in the Halifax bureau and covers Atlantic Canada.