June 24-26, 2016
9 to 5 each day
I will be exhibiting my 19-foot canoe, "Denizen" I will also be giving a slide show, and demonstrating splitting and carving cedar, among other skills.
August 12-14, 2016
As part of a special exhibition of Birchbark Canoes, I will exhibit my 19-foot canoe, "Denizen" I will also demonstrate birchbark canoe building skills.
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
11 Divinity Avenue
I am a consultant for this exhibition, currently open.
Maine Boats, Homes, and Harbors Magazine, May/June 2016: "Birchback Canoes," by Laurie Scheiber, an article about my work.
Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram April 25, 2004, July 29, 2007, and June 27, 2010: Articles about my canoe work by Deirdre Fleming and Tom Bell.
Portland Magazine, April 2004: "Dream Weaving" by Pat Friedman, an article about the Penobscots' efforts to revive birchbark canoe building with my help.
WoodenBoat Magazine, November/December 2004: "Steve Cayard and the Wabanaki Canoe," cover article by Jerry Stelmok, with photos by Benjamin Mendlowitz, Darel Gabriel Bridges, and Garrett Conover.
The Wall Street Journal, August 29, 2003: A front-page article by Robert Tomsho describing my canoe work with the Penobscots.
Native Peoples Magazine, July/August/ 2001: "The Birchbark Canoe: Back From the Brink" by C. Ted Behne, an article about various birchbark canoe builders, featuring photographs of my canoes by Darel Gabriel Bridges
Film and Television:
One Land - Two Worlds, a film by D'Arcy Marsh, exploring early interactions between European explorers and Maine Indians, featuring footage of my birchbark canoe workshops at Indian Island and St.Marys.
Agwiden - a film by D'Arcy Marsh, documents the first of my birchbark canoe building workshops with the Penobscot Indian Nation in 2002. It can be seen online on Vimeo.
Made in Maine, #1708: An episode in a television series by Maine Public Broadcasting Network, with a segment on my canoe work.
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