Our Knowledge Canoe is an illustrated, self-published book by Algonquin/Métis master craftsman Marcel Labelle. Taking traditional knowledge from his ancestors Marcel Labelle explains the importance of a birch bark canoe and the knowledge and expertise required for its construction. Step-by-step colour photographs assist the reader in understanding the raw materials of cedar and birch and how to select the most appropriate resources. Included in his descriptions are background details such as spiritual traditions, and the French and Ojibwe names for canoe, river, beaver, original people, Great Spirit and more. This is an excellent resource based on the traditional knowledge of a renowned canoe builder. Highly recommended.