Wood to Water

On this site you will find all of the resources you need to learn the art of traditional Mi’kmaw paddle making. Follow the instructions in the videos to complete your paddle. Share your stories of traditional paddle making or paddling canoeing or kayaking.

Paddle making the classroom teaches traditional Mi’kmaw culture, mathematics and history. Measuring, fine motor skills and woodworking skills are gained, not to mention the physical activity!

Please note that this site is a work in progress.
We will be continually updating it and welcome your submissions and ideas