birch bark


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Noun1.birch bark - a canoe made with the bark of a birch treebirch bark - a canoe made with the bark of a birch tree
canoe - small and light boat; pointed at both ends; propelled with a paddle
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It's so easy to believe things in the woods," said the Story Girl, shaping a cup from a bit of golden-brown birch bark and filling it at the spring.
A white strip of birch bark blowing up from the hollow over the brown floor of the grove made her heart stand still.
A camp of birch bark would be pitched outside of the town, and a kind of primitive fair opened with that grave ceremonial so dear to the Indians.
A piece of dry birch bark started the fire, and Daylight went ahead with the cooking while the Indian unloaded the sled and fed the dogs their ration of dried fish.
Giving details about the discovery, Nawaz-ud-Din said the Bakhshali manuscript is a mathematical text written on birch bark that was founded by a farmer in 1881 from fields at a village in Bakhshali (currently Mardan but at that time Peshawar district) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Elementary students at Kullik Ilihakvik School in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, examine cones and birch bark during a visit with author Joan Marie Galat.
Those calculations, which include dots that are supposed to be zeroes, were made on dozens of birch bark leaves.
Original beadwork, birch bark and textile artwork by five contemporary American Indian artists will be on display alongside the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) artifacts that inspired them.
This shampoo is packed with ginger extract, birch bark extract and white willow bark extract -- and also includes community trade honey from Ethiopia.
At any rate, after our own windy Newfoundland adventure we had boarded a plane and ended up with a short layover in the Canadian capital where I had stumbled on Pierre's birch bark canoe on display in the Ottawa International Airport.
He covers the scene: from prehistory to Peter I "the Great"; the texts: writing and literature in Kievan Rus' and Muscovy; the toolbox: linguistic tools for analyzing the history of Russian; morphology: pronouns, adjectives, numbers and numerals, and verbs; syntax; phonology: pre-Slavic and common Slavic vowels and diphthongs, pre-Slavic and common Slavic consonants, from Old Russian to Modern Russian, and stress and vowel reduction; and a visit from Novgorod: the language of the birch bark letters.