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The Power of the Canoe: Reintroducing the Art and Tradition of the Birch Bark Canoe to the Youth of the Temagami First Nation
The Power of the Canoe: Reintroducing the Art and Tradition of the Birch Bark Canoe to the Youth of the Temagami First Nation
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    You will receive a personalized Voyages of Rediscovery thank you postcard and your name will appear on our blog! CANOE CANOE!

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    BIRCH BARK ART! The youth who build the canoes will etch into the winter bark or draw on the white outside bark a variety of designs. Each donor will receive a 6''x6'' piece of birch bark art or a Voyages of Rediscovery bumper sticker its your choice! EDUCATIONAL EXPEDITIONS!

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    Receive a digital link of the final documentary. Donors will also receive a piece of Birch Bark art or a Voyages of Rediscovery bumper sticker. BIRCH BARK CANOES!

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    Receive a copy of the final documentary DVD. Donors will also receive a piece of Birch Bark art or a Voyages of Rediscovery bumper sticker. NO GLUES, SCREWS OR NAILS!

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    Receive a copy of the final documentary DVD and a Voyages of Rediscovery T-SHIRT with the our animal canoe logo and a river quote on the back. You will also receive a piece of Birch Bark art or a Voyages of Rediscovery bumper sticker! Your name or organization will be listed at the end of the documentary. YOUNG PEOPLE LEARN IN CANOES!

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    Receive a copy of the final documentary DVD. Donors will also receive a CANOE TRIP for one person in our 25ft. birch bark canoe on the Columbia River and a piece of Birch Bark art or a Voyages of Rediscovery bumper sticker! SEE YOU ON THE RIVER!

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    Receive the final documentary DVD and a handmade CROOKED KNIFE. The crooked knife is the most vital tool used in building birch bark canoes. There will be several designs to choose from including left or right handed! You will also receive a piece of Birch Bark art or a Voyages of Rediscovery bumper sticker!

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    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    Receive a copy of the final documentary DVD. Donors will also receive one CANOE TRIP for you and a friend in our 25ft. birch bark canoe on the Columbia River and a piece of Birch Bark art or a Voyages of Rediscovery bumper sticker! Each paddler will also receive a T-SHIRT! PADDLE 4 THE PEOPLE!

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    For those not living near the Columbia River or unable to attend a canoe trip you will recieve the DVD, Birch Bark art, T-Shirt, and a series of photographs (8x10 or larger) documenting the students building Birch Bark Canoes. BIRCH BARK CANOES

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    Receive a copy of the final documentary DVD. Donors will also receive a private CANOE TRIP for you and 5 friends or family members in our 25ft. birch bark canoe on the Columbia River and a piece of Birch Bark art! Each paddler will also receive a T-SHIRT and bumper sticker! Or be honored in our Production Credits! LETS GO PADDLING!

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    For those not living near the Columbia River or unable to attend a canoe trip you will recieve the DVD, Birch Bark art, T-Shirt, and a series of photographs (8x10 or larger) documenting the students building Birch Bark Canoes. You will also receive a 60x44inch print of the birch bark canoes or a hand carved commemorative cedar THANK YOU plaque. BIRCH BARK CANOES

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    Receive a copy of the final documentary DVD. Donors will also receive a free OVERNIGHT canoe trip for you and 3 friends or family members in our 25ft. Birch Bark Canoe on the Columbia River and a piece of Birch Bark art! Each paddler will also receive a T-SHIRT and bumper sticker! Or be honored in our Production Credits! COWBOY COFFEE ON THE RIVER BANKS!

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    For those not living near the Columbia River or unable to attend a canoe trip you will recieve the DVD, Birch Bark art, T-Shirt, and a series of photographs (8x10 or larger) documenting the students building Birch Bark Canoes. You will also receive a 60x44inch photograph print of the birch bark canoes AND a hand carved commemorative cedar THANK YOU plaque. BIRCH BARK CANOES

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    Receive a copy of the final documentary DVD. Donors will also receive a THREE DAY/TWO NIGHT canoe trip for you and 3 friends or family members in our 25ft. Birch Bark Canoe on the Columbia River and a piece of Birch Bark art and bumper sticker! Each member of the expedition will also receive a T-SHIRT! You will also be honored in the documentary. MAY YOU BE BLESSED BY THE RIVER!

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    Pledge $3,000 or more About $3,000

    We will build you your own scale model BIRCH BARK CANOE. You will also get the DVD, a guided canoe trip on the columbia river in our 25ft. birch bark canoe, the T-SHIRT, sticker and Birch Bark art! You will also be honored in the documentary. YOU ARE REINTRODUCING BIRCH BARK CANOES TO NATIVE YOUTH! THANK YOU!

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    We will build you your own 14-16ft. BIRCH BARK CANOE. This canoe will be customized to your specifications and will be 100% authentic. Upon completion of the project please join us for a one day canoe trip on the columbia river or an extended expedition on the Columbia River in your birch bark canoe! Source to Sea will be happening spring 2013! You will also be honored in the documentary. YOU ARE A RIVER GOD OR A CANOE GODDESS!

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