Tag: dugout canoe

Construction and uses of dugout canoes (Ghana)

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana)     The insert shows a finished product of a dugout canoe. These canoes actually belong to a fish farmer. The length is about 5m. He uses them to transport feed onto his cages to feed his fishes. They also double up as a means to cart harvested fish onshore to ready customers. …

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Historic information (1930) – Canoe use and improvement

Sources: C. W. Bishop, C. G. Abbot and A. Hrdlicka, Man from the farthest past. 1930. Publisher: Smithsonian Scientific Series Caption of the photo: Primitive canoes of the Australian aborigines. Bark canoes of various types are found in several widely separated regions. The following paragraph is cited from the above source: The canoe proper, made …

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