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Doug Sam rice boat

The Mille Lacs Ojibwe Social Oral History Project documented various aspects of the history of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Indians in Minnesota. Interviews were done by Dr. Anthony Godfrey.
Well, we used to--long ago we had rice boats, probably about fourteen feet long. They were made by, they were homemade boats, flat-bottom boats.
Doug Sam, Oral History Interviews of the Mille Lacs Social History Project. Minnesota Historical Society, 1992, written transcript 4.