Dugout Canoes of Lewis & Clark

Two concerned boat owners, one helmeted paddler, and one happy Joe Mussulman

Joseph Mussulman

1928–2017

Creator, Producer, Editor, Author
Discovering Lewis & Clark®

Joe, on the right, watches author Bill Bevis and others test replica dugout canoes on the Big Eddy of the Clearwater River.

by William W. Bevis

A mythology of "primitive" canoes, heavy and crude, and of primitive canoeing, has gradually taken hold in Lewis and Clark scholarship, and is here revised.

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