I’m walking 7K in Indigenous peoples’ shoes.’ Former Estevan resident crossing Canada by canoe and on foot – SaskToday.ca

I’m walking 7K in Indigenous peoples’ shoes.’ Former Estevan resident crossing Canada by canoe and on foot – SaskToday.ca

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202230 Views

Throughout seven months, former Estevan resident, internationally acclaimed solo sailor and circumnavigation Bert terHart will be following voyageur routes through seven of Canada’s 10 provinces, paddling many of the same rivers that Canada’s best-known explorers and cartographers paddled, as well as generation upon generation of Indigenous peoples for millennia.

From coast to coast by canoe and feet – Bert terHart’s big new adventure is underway.

Once again, all he has for navigation tools are current maps he created from Canadian topographic data and using Cassens and Plath Ultra sextant, an artificial horizon and a compass. No electronic navigation aids whatsoever.

Read More: https://www.sasktoday.ca/south/local-news/im-walking-7k-in-indigenous-peoples-shoes-former-estevan-resident-crossing-canada-by-canoe-and-on-foot-5378870

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