Birch Bark Canoe

Louis Gill, Abenaki (Abnaki) / Canadian, 1856 - 1923, Abenaki, Wabanaki, First Nation, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands


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early 20th century

Birch bark and wood

Overall: 168 1/2 × 32 5/16 × 12 5/8 in. (428 × 82 × 32 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Sinclair Weeks



North America, Canada


20th century

Object Name

Transportation: Water


Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 135, ill. plate no. 66.


Made by Louis Gill, St. Francis for the Batchelder Club, Shawinigan, P.Q,; sold to Sinclair Weeks, Lancaster, New Hampshire; given to present collecction, 1962.

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