César Newashish, a 67-year-old Attikamek of the Manawan Reserve north of Montreal builds a birch bark canoe. He uses only elements found in the bush, and the most basic set of tools, including his knee. He shows us how versatile an axe can be and in the end proves himself to be the embodiment of patience, grace, and modesty. There are playful children, a dog who climbs a ladder, and no narration....
there is this notion of forward motion…always pushing it to the next level…this intense desire for equating progression to evolution. what if doing a 180, a complete turnaround/roundabout and taking THAT step forward is all the progression needed? “…the hardest thing in the world is to simplify your life…it’s so easy to make it complex…”~yvon...
“…search, versus research…”