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A continuing journey to uncover the lost narratives of river people, river communities, and the river itself.
77 backers pledged $9,353 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    A POSTCARD IN THE ARCHIVE. Send us a postcard before we leave and we will put it in the Secret History archive, maybe even posted in the shantyboat. It can be handmade, your own artwork or photo, a vintage card, or whatever you want. Send to 548 Redwood Dr, Felton, CA 95018 before June 22nd.

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    OUTFIT THE SHANTYBOAT. Your modest contribution to the campaign plus select one of the many things we need for the trip from our wishlist (http://amzn.com/w/3BZT16UTFU5DL) and have it sent straight to us! We will name it after you, send you a personal thank you, and email you a photo of it installed in the shantyboat.

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    A HAND-SCRAWLED DRUNK POSTCARD ENROUTE. In the evenings while we are drinking to forget the latest fury the river has thrown at us, we'll carelessly scrawl you a postcard that we may regret later. Hear all about whatever is on our minds, unfiltered by inhibitions, propriety, and good sense, delivered by USPS!

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    SECRET HISTORY WOODCUT POSTER. This beautiful poster made by artist Jake Simowitz is a large print (24" x 16") of his woodcut for the project on beautiful sturdy paper. See the photo in the Rewards section to the left.

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    WEAR THE SECRET HISTORY PROJECT. This gorgeous black t-shirt made by Jake Simowitz from his shanytboat woodcut print comes in a variety of sizes on quality fitted American Apparel-style Tees. See the photo in the rewards section to the left.

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    SIGNED COPY OF THE GOOD SHIP ABANDON. Artist Wes Modes created a short comic book of his adventures punk rafting on the Missouri River. Color printed and bound comic, signed by the artist. PLUS we send you a poster.

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    SKYPE DATE WITH SECRET HISTORY ARTISTS. While we are on the river, we'll call you and share some of the stories of our journey. Our 45 minute date can be redeemed over the internet, or afterward, in person if you live near the SF Bay Area. PLUS we send you the poster and a t-shirt.

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