How to: Make Quick Watertight Birch Bark Container

Category: Shelter / Difficulty Level: 1
Posted: 2018-11-22 12:43:04
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An easy quick & dirty way of making a container out of birch bark that can hold water.

Traditionally this style of container was quickly made during "sugaring" season. It was used to catch maple, birch sap to make into syrup or sugar. The adjacent video where I got this technique from from an Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) elder.

Ojibwe Word of the Day Biskitenaaganike.'S/he makes a birchbark sap bucket.'

Miigwech! Thanks to Mr. James Vukelich a U of M Linguist Youtube Channel Teacher of Ojibwe Language:

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