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Bull Kelp
Besides being edible, and delicious at that, this gigantic algae had a number of important technological uses for coastal First Nations. The stalks were spliced together to make fishing lines hundreds of metres long. Though brittle when dried the lines could be thus stored indefinitely. Soaking before use would resore pliability and strength suited to hauling halibut from the depths. The hollow stalks could be employed as water conduits as well. Bulb and wide upper stalk were employed in the kitchen as squeeze tubes and storage containers for edible oils. Salves and ointments made of deer fat and other ingredients could be poured in the bulbs as well. Upon hardening the kelp was peeled away leaving a "cake" of skin cream or sun screen
Illustration by Manami Kimura
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Have Bike, Will Travel. Explore ten unique landscapes by bicycle on both sides of the border in the San Juan Islands and Gulf Islands. Peddled out? Many of these rural roads can be explored on foot as well.
1 Cycle Touring Introduction Brian Grover 7024
2 Gabriola Island Brian Grover 38039
3 The Gulf Islands Galiano Island Brian Grover 20471
4 Galiano Island Hiking Trails - Bodega Ridge Brian Grover 8119
5 Galiano Island Hiking Trails - Bluffs Park Brian Grover 9369
6 Galiano Island Hiking Trails- Mount Galiano Brian Grover 21709
7 The Gulf Islands-Mayne Island Brian Grover 24053
8 The Gulf Islands- Pender Island Brian Grover 10956
9 The Gulf Islands - Saltspring Island Brian Grover 15219
10 The Gulf Islands-Saturna Island Brian Grover 27147
11 San Juan Islands - Introduction & Access Brian Grover 5858
12 San Juan Islands-Lopez Island Brian Grover 4597
13 San Juan Islands-Shaw Island Brian Grover 6264
14 San Juan Islands-Orcas Island Brian Grover 4805
15 San Juan Islands- San Juan Island Brian Grover 4915

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