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~Lower Mississippi River Dispatch No. 827~
~~~~~~~ Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 ~~~~~~~~
Clarksdale, MS ~ Helena, AR ~ Memphis, TN ~ Vicksburg, MS

Today! 3-4pm CST
BEAM #7 Fire-Making

@ 3-4 pm CST via Quapaw Canoe Company Facebook Live
BEAM #7: Fire-Making

Ignite the flames of your dreams ?????? with renowned survivalist, Leon Pantenburg of Survival Common Sense.

As a distinguished nature enthusiast, writer and educator of over 20 years, Leon will be illuminating our curiosity and imagination as he guides us through the wonderous art and intricate step by step process of creating a survival necessity- FIRE!

Live fire-making demonstration included??

Click Here to Join, or here:

Thanks to our partners Mississippi Arts Commission, the Lower Mississippi River Foundation and Walter Anderson Museum of Art.

We are most grateful to be shaking the winter chill from our backs and striking sparks of fresh hope, equality, peace and joy for all!!

See y’all there!! WooooOOOOOTTT!!

*If you miss program today, it will be uploaded next week to Vimeo, and will remain available for viewing on the Quapaw Canoe Company FB Page.

6 Steps of the Dugout Canoe:

To help support BEAM -- now available as 18x24 museum quality giclee through the Quapaw Canoe Company:

We will ship! Send email to

To help support the BEAM project, Backyard Expeditions Arkansas Mississippi, we are making available high quality giclées of the 6 Steps of the Dugout Canoe:

$25 ea -- Museum Archival Board, smooth matte
$50 ea -- 140# Museum Quality Watercolor Board (thicker and textured like raw watercolor paper)
+ 7% MS tax

~~~ 18" x 24" image with 3" white space border ~~~

*Add $10 S&H priority mail shipping in the USA
*Add $15 for Canada
*Please inquire about international shipping

What is a giclée? A giclée is a technology for fine art reproduction using a high-quality inkjet printer to make individual copies, where the ink is impregnated into the paper, and not just applied on the surface.