Canoeing the Churchill
A Practical Guide to the Historic Voyageur Highway
"Outstanding. Its combination of historical material, maps, photos, and travelogue brings the fur trade era alive. Seldom has the past and the present been brought together so successfully. "
-George Melnyk, University of Calgary
"The reader is exposed to hundreds of points of interest, historical rock paintings, landmarks, campsites, local histories, and folklore. ..[the book] will tell any canoeist or adventurer almost all they need to know. "
-James Winkel, Saskatchewan History
An invaluable resource for paddlers preparing to face the challenges of Canada’s old fur trade highway, Canoeing the Churchill is also an exhilarating trek into the past for the "armchair voyageur. "
With routes for both beginners and experts, Canoeing the Churchill provides practical "on the water advice" for the entire 1,100 km route--from Methy Portage to Cumberland House.
Canoeing the Churchill "will introduce the beauty of the north and its rich cultural heritage to readers from all parts of the world. "
-Keith Goulet, Cumberland House Cree Nation