Category Archives: Anishinaabek World

Temagami’s Lady Evelyn River From Top to Bottom: Day 1 – To The Put-In And Up River To Smoothwater Lake

Previous Post: The Lady Evelyn From Top to Bottom – Intro, Route Options, Maps, Logistics, And a Bit of History A. Getting To The Put-In: Picking Up Our Shuttle Driver At Mowat Landing We drove up from Toronto the day before … Continue reading

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Temagami’s Lady Evelyn River From Top To Bottom: Introduction and a Bit of History

Last updated: July 6, 2022. This first post introduces the Temagami region and provides a bit of historical background, mostly focusing on aspects of the story I learned about in researching for this canoe trip.  You can skip history class … Continue reading

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Canoeing The French River From Top To Bottom: Days 6 & 7 – To Pickerel Bay and Down Fox Creek to Georgian Bay

Last revised: July 17, 2022. Previous Post: Day 5 – From E of Cross I.  to Below Recollet Falls (CS522) Day 6 – The Lower French From CS 601 To Pickerel Bay (CS 634) Distance: 12 km Time: 9:00 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Canoeing The French River From Top To Bottom: Day 4 – Down The Five Mile Rapids Section of the Upper French River

Last revised: August 10, 2022. Previous Post:  Day 3 – From Canoe Pass To below Portage Dam Day 4 – Along Eighteen Mile Island From CS304 To CS 503 (old #419) distance: 21 km time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. portages/rapids: … Continue reading

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Canoeing The French River From Top To Bottom: Day 3 – From Canoe Pass To Below The Portage Channel Dam

Last revised: October 12, 2022. Previous Post: Day 2 – Lafleche Point to South of Canoe Pass Day 3 – From Canoe Pass to Below Portage Channel Dam distance: 27 km time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. portages/rapids: 2/0: ~570 m (FoFRPP says … Continue reading

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From Lake Nipigon’s Echo Rock To Waweig Lake

Last revised on September 5, 2022. Table of Contents: Previous Post: Canoeing Lake Nipigon From Windigo Bay To Echo Rock Day 10 Map and Essential Details Looking For the Echo Rock Pictographs The Vertical Majesty of Undercliff Mountain The Graffiti on … Continue reading

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Down The Pikitigushi River From Cliff Lake To Lake Nipigon – Days 2 & 3

Previous Post: Down The Pikitigushi River From Cliff Lake To Lake Nipigon – Logistics, Maps and Day 1 – Cliff Lake Day 2 – From Cliff Lake to Ratte Lake distance: 10.5 km time: 9 a.m to 4 p.m.; checked out the pictograph … Continue reading

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Down The Pikitigushi From Cliff Lake To Lake Nipigon: Logistics. Maps and Day 1 – Cliff Lake

Related Posts: Canoeing From The Pikitigushi’s Cliff Lake to Echo Rock on Lake Nipigon … a summary of our trip with lots of pix It was back in 2013 that my brother Max and I first paddled into Cliff Lake.  It was … Continue reading

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Anishinaabeg Beadwork & Painting Exhibit At The Royal Ontario Museum

I should have gone in June or July!  The Royal Ontario Museum hosted an exhibit (June 17 to November 19, 2017) titled Anishinaabeg: Art and Power which recently closed.  Sad to say,  I forgot all about it until the day before … Continue reading

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Canoeing The Ottawa – Day 5: Baskins Beach To Downtown Ottawa

Previous Post: Day 4: Baie du Chat (Arnprior) to Baskins Beach distance: 32 km time:  start – 7:00 a.m. ; finish – 3:40 p.m. portages/rapids: 3/1 – PRL 350m “Deschênes” then down the side-channel – C1 680m “Remic Rapids” mostly swifts, rocky shallows … Continue reading

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