This is a "spoon canoe" of the Nuxalk Nation of Bella Coola who live primarily on the tidewater at the head of the Dean Channel, B.C. Typical to these types of craft, it has upturned pointed ends, and is bluntly rounded at the waterline. These canoes are exceptionally sturdy and stable, and are suited for use in harvesting Eulachon fish.
Accession Number: 980.130
Length: 11.13 metres (36 feet 6 inches)
Beam: 84 centimetres (2 feet 9 inches)
Builder: Unknown, date built unknown.