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This is the story of Joe Seliga, a canoe maker and iron miner who taught himself to make wood and canvas canoes by hand. Without a manual, teacher, or guidance

of any kind, Joe became a trusted artisan. Joe’s treasured canoes and his determined spirit instilled a tradition of self-reliance in a whole generation of campers across the lake country of northern Minnesota.

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