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Title Nastawgan : the Canadian north by canoe & snowshoe : a collection of historical essays / edited by Bruce W. Hodgins and Margaret Hobbs.
Imprint Toronto, Canada : Betelgeuse Books, 1985.
Edition First edition.

Subject Canoes and canoeing -- Canada, Northern -- History.
Wilderness areas -- Canada, Northern.
Snowshoes and snowshoeing -- Canada, Northern -- History.
Canada, Northern -- Description and travel.
Alt Name Hodgins, Bruce W., 1931-
Hobbs, Margaret (Margaret Helen)
Description 1 online resource (ix, 231 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents The quest pattern and the canoe trip / James, William C. -- David Thompson's explorations of the Muskoka and Madawaska Rivers / Franks, C.E. S. -- History, travel and canoeing in the Barrens / Luste, George J. -- Purposeful wanderers: late nineteenth century travellers to the Barrens / Hobbs, Margaret -- The mounted police in the Barren Land's: the Pelletier Expedition of 1908 / Jennings, John -- George M. Douglas and the lure of the Coppermine / Grant, Shelagh D. -- Women of determination: northern journeys by women before 1940 / Hoyle, Gwyneth -- The written word on canoeing and canoe tripping before 1960 / Hodgins, Bruce W. -- "Idleness, water and a canoe": Canadian recreational paddling between the wars / Benidickson, Jamie -- The Nastawgan: traditional routes of travel in the Temagami district / Macdonald, Craig -- The lure of the Temagami-based canoe trip / Hodgins, Bruce W. -- Kawartha Lakes regattas / Cole, Jean Murray -- The heritage of Peterborough canoes / Marsh, John -- Wilderness and culture / Wadland, John.
Summary 14 essays, each focussing on a different aspect of wilderness travel in the Canadian North. The authors review the early explorations of the north, the origins and development of recreational canoeing, the wilderness traveller's motives, the meaning of 'The North' and its impact on Canadians.
Note commitment to retain 20151204 pda
ISBN 9781554882380 (electronic bk.)
1554882389 (electronic bk.)
096907834X (pbk.)
9780969078340 (pbk.)
OCLC # 279290563
Additional Format Print version: Nastawgan. 1st ed. Toronto, Canada : Betelgeuse Books, 1985 0969078331 9780969078333 (DLC) 86144932 (OCoLC)14002014.

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