This Suquamish dugout canoe was acquired from the Port Madison Reservation in Washington, U.S.A. Canoes of this type were highly regarded and were traded up and down the West Coast. This style of canoe was also built and used in the communities along inland waters. This craft would carry two to three people and would have been used for hunting seals, trolling for fish and for family transport.
Accession Number: 977.205
Length: 6.27 metres (20 feet 7 inches)
Beam: 84 centimetres (2 feet 9 inches) Builder:
Builder: Builder unknown, date built unknown.
Adopted By: Robert Jennings & Nadine Jennings