TIME TRAVELLER: Paddling the Capilano Warrior, 1950s

Holding diamond-shaped paddles Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) athletes take their seats in the Capilano Warrior racing canoe.

The canoe was crafted by master builder Harry Moody, who mentored a generation of canoe builders.

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Identified paddlers are Jimmy Nahanee, third from the bow; Frank Miranda, fourth from the bow; Fred Baker, sixth from the bow; and Willard Joseph, seventh from the bow.

The Time Traveller feature offers a weekly glimpse into the North Shore's past, courtesy of North Vancouver Museum and Archives.

 
 

Want to know more about the history of the North Shore? Visit nvma.ca or drop into the Archives of North Vancouver at 3203 Institute Rd. in Lynn Valley.

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