Pan Am Games 2015
Marcel will be participating in the opening ceremonies; follow the lead-up here

Kokomis Tchiman - 26 foot Grandmother Canoe
Read about the launch of this large canoe

Metis Craft at Mississauga Sports Hall of Fame
Metis Voyager Article - Summer, 2013

Canoe teaches cultural lessons
Oshawa Express Article - November, 2010

Trip to BC - 2010
A log of journey to the west

The Knowledge Canoe
Marcel's presentation to Elder William Commanda

Introducing Niimkii
Autumn 2008 - Metis Voyager

Historical Society Meeting
Autumn 2008 - Arthur Enterprise

A Man Returning to the Forest
A very good read - get to know the man and his motivations

Adventures in the Fur Trade
Marcel wasn't always a canoe builder. Read about his experiences in the fur trade in this story from 1989

Large lessons from a small canoe
A small model canoe has slowly taken shape at Eastwood Collegiate Institute

Metis Birch Bark Canoe Builder Encouraged by Young Audience
An article from The Huron Expositor about Marcel
(click here for PDF version)

A Year On The Grand
Pictures from the Waterloo Region Record including some photos of the launching of a birchbark canoe built in 2009 as part of the Healing of the Seven Generations efforts to help Aboriginal people deal with the effects of residential school system.

Smithsonian Museum Story
Read about Marcel being invited to speak at the Smithsonian New York National Museum on Feb. 25, 26 and 27 in 2010.

Marcel built a canoe as part of the Native Studies Program at Fort Erie Secondary School. Read the three articles below for more information about the project.

  1. Fort Erie Secondary School Article
  2. The Niagara Falls Review Article
  3. Welland Tribune Article