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November 21, 2013
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The Sea 2 Source expedition paddles with youngsters on the middle reaches of the Columbia River.

Voyages of Rediscovery photo

Sea 2 Source guide John Zinzer, left, and a helper work to build a 21-foot, 150-pound cedar canoe during a break in Kettle Falls before proceeding with the expedition’s 1,243-mile trip to paddle the length of the Columbia River.

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The Columbia River is but a small creek near Fairmont Hot Springs, British Columbia, where three guides who paddled three months from the Sea 2 Source — from left, John Zinser, Adam Wicks-Arshack, Xander Demetrios — are joined by Jay Callahan to push off on their last cold morning on Oct. 28, 2013, to the source of the Columbia at Canal Flats.

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The Sea 2 Source expedition detoured from their trip up the length of the Columbia River to paddle up the Spokane River, bringing Spokane Indian Tribe students to Little Falls Dam in the dugout canoes that had been built by the students.

October 23, 2013 in Outdoors
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Voyages of Rediscovery canoeing guide John Zinser prepares to paddle with a crew of students on the Upper Columbia in a dugout canoe built with the help of Native American students.

September 7, 2013 in Outdoors
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A Sea 2 Source canoe group organized by Voyages of Rediscovery passes by an anchored ship near Astoria, Ore., before beginning their summer 2013 journey up the Columbia River to spotlight the plight of salmon runs that must pass dams en route to spawning grounds.

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A Sea 2 Source canoe group organized by Voyages of Rediscovery is following this route in a summer 2013 journey up the Columbia River to spotlight the plight of salmon runs that must pass dams en route to spawning grounds.